Cycle Centres in Derbyshire and the Peak District
Cycle hire centres present the a perfect way to see Derbyshire and the Peak District with well maintained, affordable bikes and an extensive network of traffic free, easy riding routes.
All the centres have some, or all, of a range of cycles suitable for use by people with disabilities, including tandems, trikes, duet wheelchair cycles and hand cranked bikes.
There are picnic sites, refreshments and toilets at all centres. There is also car parking but, for the complete green experience, every centre is accessible by bus. All you have to do is contact one of the following centres.
Just to the north of the town centre on the Tissington Trail, a disused railway line of scenic beauty which is traffic free and 13.5 miles long.
Mapleton Ave, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 2AA
Tel No 01335 343156
Off the A57 in the Derwent Valley. Cycle beside the historic Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs through beautiful woodland.
Upper Derwent Visitor Centre, Fairholmes, Derwent, Sheffield S30 2AQ
Tel No 01433 651261
At the junction of the High Peak and Tissington Trails. Over 30 miles of traffic free cycling through stunning limestone scenery.
Parsley Hay, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 0DG
Tel No 01298 84493
Located in the village behind the Crown Hotel. A 9 mile through 2 magnificent river valleys along a converted railway line called the Manifold Track
Old Station Car Park, Waterhouses, Staffordshire ST10 3EG
Tel No 01538 308609
On the High Peak Trail near Middleton by Wirkswirth. A 17.5 mile traffic free track with an additional link to the Tissington Trail
Visitor Centre, Middleton by Wirkswirth, Derbyshire DE4 4LS
Tel No 01629 823204
In Hayfield village, a 2.5 mile trail with plenty of access to surrounding hills via bridleways.
Information Centre, Station Road, Hayfield, Stockport SK12 5ES
Tel No 01663 746222
To read about Richard Howe's cycling experience from Derby to York Click here. The website offers links and other useful information for cyclists.
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