Cycle Bath: Cycle the City and Countryside

Bath, with its stunning surrounding countryside and charming canals, is a city that begs to be explored. But what better way to discover its hidden corners and scenic surroundings than on a bike? Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a leisurely pedaler, Bath offers a variety of routes to suit your pace and interests.

Gentle Explorations:

  • Bath City Centre Loop: This short and easy route (around 4 miles) takes you through the heart of Bath, past iconic landmarks like the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge, and the Roman Baths. Perfect for a group outing or a casual afternoon ride.
  • Kennet & Avon Canal Path: This mostly flat and traffic-free path (17.5 miles one way) follows the picturesque Kennet & Avon Canal, offering stunning waterside views and charming villages along the way. Enjoy a picnic stop at Bradford-on-Avon or simply soak in the serene countryside landscape.

For the Adventurous:

  • Two Tunnels Greenway: This 13-mile route boasts a unique experience – cycling through the longest cycling tunnel in the UK (Combe Down Tunnel) and the atmospheric Devonshire Tunnel. The route winds through meadows, woodlands, and quaint villages, offering a challenging yet rewarding ride. There are plenty of opportunities for a pint in the sun along the way.
  • Bath to Bristol Railway Path: Fancy venturing further? This well-maintained, traffic-free path (around 13 miles) connects Bath to Bristol, following the old railway line. Explore both cities on a single trip and enjoy the scenic countryside in between.

Bonus: Cotswolds Adventure

For experienced cyclists, the Cotswolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, lies just a short distance away. Explore charming villages, rolling hills, and breathtaking landscapes on a challenging yet unforgettable cycling adventure. 

Rest and Refuel at The Yard

After conquering these routes, The Yard in Bath is the perfect cyclist-friendly hotel with our own restaurant that’s perfect for casual dining. We offer secure bike storage as a bonus too. Unwind in our stylish rooms, refuel with delicious food and drinks at our on-site restaurant, and plan your next cycling adventure in Bath.

Ready to explore Bath by bicycle? Book your stay at The Yard and get ready for an adventure in our cycle friendly city.

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