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Plymouth - Brixton 6mi Mon 20 May
To football quicker 2mi Sat 27 Apr
To Harry’s football 3mi Fri 26 Apr
Plymouth tour 4mi Wed 13 Mar
Plymouth to ferry 1mi Wed 13 Mar
Plym 2mi 29 Oct 2023
Plymouth Train Station 1mi 6 Oct 2023
Saltash to Work 5mi 2 Oct 2023
Work Part 2 3mi 2 Oct 2023
plymouth hotel 1mi 12 Sep 2023

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Rusty bridge to become a shiny cycleway

3 Jun 2014

Work has started on transforming Plymouth’s rusting Laira Bridge into a shining new cycleway. The railway bridge, last used by freight trains in the early 1990s, has long been earmarked…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Sonya's · 24mi round-trip
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Upper Plym Valley · 29mi round-trip
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Fox Tor Cafe · 18mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Plymouth

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

To Ilfracombe, Barnstaple, Bideford, Okehampton and Tavistock.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Plymouth

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…