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Local routesPost

Commute in via nuffield 6mi Tue 2 Jul
kingsPark 2mi Sat 29 Jun
charm 6mi Fri 28 Jun
to George's 6mi Tue 11 Jun
Christchurch Stn to Dean's 1mi Wed 29 May
Port to premier inn 3mi Sun 26 May
Dorset B2 6mi Thu 2 May
Castle to PO direct 3mi Mon 8 Apr
Castle to PO 4mi Mon 8 Apr
Castlepoint to co op 5mi Thu 7 Mar

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Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Bournemouth:

Brownsea Island · 8mi one-way
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Arne · 32mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Bournemouth

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Bournemouth:

To Gillingham and Blandford Forum.

To Emsworth, Havant, Portsmouth, Southampton, Christchurch, Dorchester, Bridport, Axminster, Seaton, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth, Exeter and Dawlish.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Bournemouth

What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022 · 2

When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…

cycle.travel now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 3

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…

Plan multi-day adventures easily

22 Mar 2021 · 13

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer? cycle.travel’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…