Forest Holidays

Cycling and bike hire at Cropton and Keldy, North Yorkshire

Coastline, moorland and untamed forest.

Cycling holidays in Cropton and Keldy, North Yorkshire

Fresh air, total freedom and time to just... be. Discover cycling holidays at Cropton and Keldy. Explore epic coastlines, The North York Moors National Park and complete your break with a day trip to Dalby Forest.  

Psst... don’t forget to pre-book bike hire

The perfect way to kickstart your break at Cropton or Keldy. 

Want to get straight out into the forest as soon as you arrive? Book bikes at the same time as your break so they’re ready for when you get here. Log into your account to add bike hire or give us a call on 03330 110 495 and we’ll take care of the details. But be quick, bikes are already selling fast.  

Discover cycling holidays at Cropton and Keldy

Don’t miss these North Yorkshire cycling trails.

  • Trails from your doorstep at Cropton

    Pick up a cycling guide from the Forest Retreat and explore the High Muffles Loop, Spiers Bank or the longer Cropton Circular which takes you into the heart of the forest. 

  • North York Moors cycling trails

    Tackle the 26.5mile Bransdale Loop, or the nine-mile Spaunton Manor Circuit which passes by local villages and plenty of country pubs.  

  • Long distance cycling routes around North Yorkshire

    National Route 1 takes in the coast from Whitby down to Scarborough, along the Cinder Track while Route 165 runs through the beautiful Esk Valley.  

Explore cycling trails in Dalby Forest  

Just a quick drive from Cropton or Keldy. 

Get closer to the natural world at Dalby Forest - a Dark Sky Discovery Site home to an abundance of wildlife and six off-road cycling trails.  

Our top picks include the Ellerburn Family Cycle Route (a multi-user pathway for disabled cyclists, walkers and wheelchair users) and the 14.5 mile Dalby Forest Loop which captures a flavour of the forest and its surrounding moorland (suitable for all abilities).  

There’s also a minibike skills area at Low Dalby and forest cycling trails that range from green (easy) to black (severe). Whether you’re seeking family-friendly fun or adrenaline-fueled mountain biking, Dalby Forest has it all.  

Explore things to do near Cropton 

Explore things to do near Keldy

  • BEGINNER
    Ellerburn trail

    2.8 miles

    ADVANCED
    The Cinder Track

    21 miles

  • BEGINNER
    Spaunton Manor Circuit

    9 miles

    ADVANCED
    Bransdale Loop

    26.5 miles

  • ADVANCED
    World Cup MTB Trail

    4 miles

Book cycling holidays in North Yorkshire 

Whether you’re planning an epic mountain bike break or a peaceful cycling holiday, we’ve got you covered with cabins at Cropton and Keldy. Kick back on the outdoor decking, relax in the hot tub and find your #ForestFeeling in the heart of North Yorkshire.  

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