Cycling & mountain bike holidays in the UK

Explore the forest on two wheels.

Fresh air, total freedom and time to just...be. Choose a long-distance cycling expedition or a family mountain biking holiday, nothing says adventure like biking through the great outdoors. Explore beautiful countryside and coastlines or challenge yourself with epic mountain biking trails hidden deep in the forest. Wherever your love of cycling takes you, a Forest Holiday has it covered.

Mountain biking holidays made simple

Get that #ForestFeeling on two wheels.

Searching for cycling holidays and mountain bike breaks in the UK? We offer bike hire at all our locations, so all you have to do is pick them up when you arrive. Choose from adult bikes, children’s bikes, tag-a-longs, trailers, child seats (and don’t forget the free helmets) and look forward to wonderfully wild adventures in the great outdoors.

Find out about forest trails at each of our locations

The forest is the perfect backdrop for a UK cycling break, we’ve put together guides on forest trails at each of our locations so you can discover family-friendly cycling routes for beginners and enthusiasts alike.

Cycling in England

Discover cycling holidays at Cropton and Keldy, North Yorkshire.

Explore epic coastlines, The North York Moors National Park and complete your break with a day trip to Dalby Forest.

Discover cycling holidays at Delamere Forest, Cheshire.

Explore meres and mosses, uncover every corner of the woodland and complete your break taking in the views at Old Pale Hill.

Discover cycling holidays at Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire.

Explore winding forest trails, channel your inner Robin Hood and complete your break with a day out at Sherwood Pines. 

Discover cycling holidays at Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

Discover breath-taking mountain views along the famous Verderers’ Trail. Take on the ‘Iron Chicken' and ‘Blue String Pudding’ before the final thrilling descent or test your skills along The Freeminer Trail.

Discover cycling holidays at Thorpe Forest, Norfolk.

There are tons of easy woodland trails to explore on-location and even more to uncover just 15 mins away at Threford Forest, with plenty of great trails including The Green Shepherd Trail

Discover cycling holidays at Blackwood Forest, Hampshire.

Explore Hampshire's coutryside, cycle around Winchester and complete your break with a day trip to The New Forest.

Discover cycling holidays at Deerpark, Cornwall.

Enjoy family friendly cycling trails in Cornwall, from an explosive tin mining and gunpowder history to peaceful valleys filled with wildlife.

Cycling in Wales

Discover cycling holidays at Beddgelert, Snowdonia.

Explore the forest and uncover the beauty of Snowdonia National Park where you'll find some of the best mountain biking routes in North Wales. 

Our cabins at Beddgelert are situated on the Lon Gwyrfai Path, offering breath-taking views of the mountains and valleys situated on the Welsh Highland Railway route so you can hop on a train back if you feel like taking it easy. 

Cycling in Scotland

Discover cycling holidays at Ardgartan, Loch Long.

Visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, catch a glimpse of the Arrochar Alps and look out for native Scottish wildlife as you explore. Experience a range of cycling trails for all ages, one of our favourites is The Old Military Road, take in three lochs and catch the waterbus back across Lock Lomond.

Discover cycling holidays at Strathyre, Ben Ledi.

Visit Loch Katrine, take in the views along the Duke's Pass and explore some of the wilder spots of the Trossachs. This beautiful route should only take a couple of hours, enjoy the return journey - cruising the loch on the Sir Walter Scott or the Lady of the Lake steamship back to your cabin. 

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

The perfect way to kickstart your break in the forest.

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.

Time to recharge

Savour the simplicity of sleeping under a forest canopy on your mountain bike holidays. Our range of cabins suits everyone from solo-travellers and families to large cycling groups, so you can create a ‘home from home’ feel in your very own woodland haven.

Make the most of your downtime and soak in your personal outdoor hot tub underneath a canopy of trees, fire up the barbecue or add-on some treats for the ultimate reward after a day on your bicycle. Whether you want to hit high-octane trails or enjoy a laid back cycling holiday, choose from 11 forest locations and plan a cycling break to look forward to.

 

Your cosy cabin in the heart of the forest

Mountain bike holidays in the forest

Take two wheels and discover the beauty of the  most breathtaking natural spaces. From mountains and lochs to woodland to moors, our locations are close to some of the best long-distance cycling routes and mountain bike trails in the country. All our locations are close to points on the Sustrans National Cycle Network, a UK-wide network made up of over 5000 miles of signed paths and routes - many of which are traffic-free. Perfect for walking, cycling, wheeling and exploring outdoors. You can even find our cabins nestled within the best landscapes for mountain biking in the world, from the mountains of Snowdonia to hidden tracks in the Forest of Dean and Sherwood Forest. Advanced mountain bikers will also love the coastal Cinder Track in North Yorkshire (close to Cropton and Keldy) and the beautiful South Downs Way in Hampshire which is near our cabins in Blackwood Forest.

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