Cycling in Northumberland

Cycling Services

Take care of your tyres with Northumberland's cycling services providers and help make your stay hassle free.

Cycle services for during your trip

Northumberland provides a number of cycling services and amenities to help make your stay in the county hassle free. Here are some of the services available:

  1. Cycle Hire Shops

    There are numerous cycle hire shops across Northumberland where you can rent bicycles for a day or longer. Pedal Power Cycle Hire offer a range of bikes suitable for various terrains and activities, including road cycling, mountain biking, and Ebikes for designated cycle routes.
     

  2. Guided Cycling Tours

    For those looking to explore Northumberland with the guidance of a knowledgeable local, guided cycling tours are available. Saddle Skedaddle Cycling Holidays cater to different interests and abilities, from leisurely sightseeing rides to more challenging road and mountain biking adventures.
     

  3. Cycle Routes and Trails

    Northumberland boasts a network of well-maintained cycle routes and trails suitable for cyclists of all levels. From scenic coastal paths to challenging off-road trails in the countryside, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The Sandstone Way and the Coast and Castles Cycle Route are particularly popular options.
     


  4. Cycle Friendly Accommodation

    Many accommodation providers in Northumberland such as The Lindisfarne Inn cater specifically to cyclists, offering facilities such as secure bike storage, bike washing facilities, and repair kits. Some establishments may also provide packed lunches and route maps to help you make the most of your cycling adventure.
     

  5. Bike Repair and Maintenance Services

    Should you encounter any mechanical issues with your bike during your stay in Northumberland, there are bike repair shops and mobile mechanics available to help get you back on the road quickly. Watbike Cycling Services can assist with everything from puncture repairs to more extensive bike maintenance.
     

  6. Baggage transfers and transport

    In Northumberland, there are several options for baggage transfer services, particularly catered for cyclists. If you're tackling Hadrian's Cycleway then Hadrian's Wall Baggage Transfer are the answer, operating from one end of Hadrian's Wall to the other. Pedal Power Cycling Ltd and Watbike also offer baggage transfer and transport across the county and beyond!
     

  7. Cycle Events and Festivals

    Throughout the year, Northumberland hosts a variety of cycling events and festivals, including The Dirty Reiver in Kielder Water & Forest Park and the Great North Bike Ride, which takes you right along the Northumberland coastline. If you fancy an even bigger challenge, The Northumbrian is the ultimate endurance test, offering a number of individual and team events to conquer this triathlon event. These events are a great way to connect with other cyclists, discover new routes, and support local cycling initiatives.
     

  8. Cycle-friendly Cafes and Restaurants

    When you're out exploring on your bike, you'll find plenty of cycle-friendly cafés and restaurants where you can refuel with a hearty meal or a cup of coffee. The Drift Cafe welcome cyclists and offer outdoor seating areas where you can relax and enjoy views of the Northumberland coast.

Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, Northumberland has something to offer cyclists of all abilities. With its stunning scenery, diverse terrain, and range of cycling services, it's an ideal destination for a cycling holiday.

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