Our top campsites for cycling
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike which is why, here at The Camping and Caravanning Club, we make it as easy as possible for you to pitch up and get out exploring on two wheels.
All of our campsites make great bases for campers however there are a few that are more popular amongst couples and singles. Here are some of our top recommendations for couples and singles cycling holidays.
Cycling holidays for singles
Boroughbridge Club Site, North Yorkshire
Open year round, Boroughbridge offers great access to the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors National Parks. There is a circular 170 mile cycling route from Morecambe to Bridlington which passes the site and there are plenty of other routes to be explored further afield. As for attractions Ripley Castle, Brimham Rocks, Harewood House, York Minster and the Jorvik Viking Centre are all nearby and worth a visit.
Boroughbridge Club Site has a wide range of pitch types, washing machines and there’s a pub within one mile. Dogs are well catered for with a designated dog walk on site.
Horsley Club Site, Surrey
There are a number of cycle routes near Horsley Club Site that are ideal for experienced cyclists. The routes take you along quiet country lanes and are well signposted. Speak to site staff to find out more about local routes. One of our top campsites for fishing, Horsley is a peaceful site, tucked away with fantastic wildlife spotting opportunities. RHS Garden Wisely, Brooklands Museum and the London Bus Museum are just a few of the nearby attractions to choose from.
Slindon Club Site, Sussex
With plenty of quiet country lanes to explore as well as off-road areas, ideal for mountain bikers, Slindon offers a range of terrains. Arundel Castle, Arundel Wetland Centre and Bignor Estate with its Roman excavation site are great nearby attractions. With no toilets or showers, Slindon is great for caravanners and motorhomers. The campsite welcomes pets, is well sheltered and has a range of pitch types to choose from.
Top campsites for couples and single cyclists
Teversal Club Site, Nottinghamshire
Teversal provides bike hire on-site and has direct access onto traffic free cycle trails for the cycling enthusiast. With short flat tracks as well as more adventurous, longer routes all of which are published on printed maps available on site. Teversal tailors for both families who wish to cycle together off road and couples wanting to explore the area on cycle friendly roads. For the perfect peddling adventure get on your bike at Teversal.
Delamere Forest Club Site, Cheshire
Either bring your bikes along with you or hire one at the Delamere Forest Visitor Centre and enjoy two cycle routes directly from the campsite. This is one of our top campsites for cycling, being located on Cheshire’s largest area of woodland. The naturally sheltered campsite has an on-site shop for your camping essentials, welcomes pets and is within one mile of a pub.
Veryan Club Site, Cornwall
The Pentewan trail and Cornwall's Mineral Tramways are accessible nearby and offer a wide variety of terrains and difficulty levels. The mineral tramways are mostly off-road and great for all cyclists from beginners to mountain bikers. Alongside the cycling, there are beautiful beaches, National Trust gardens, the National Maritime Museum and plenty of other attractions to enjoy. There’s a fishing lake, designated dog walk, pub within one mile and Ready Camp tents for those looking for an easy camping break. Veryan is a great base for exploring the unspoilt Roseland Heritage Coast.
Ashbourne Club Site, Derbyshire
The Tissington Trail, 13 miles running from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay starts near the campsite. From Parsley Hay the trail meets the High Peak Trail which is a 17 mile long track running from Dudlow to Cromford. There are plenty more opportunities to explore the Peak District on two wheels such as Carsington Water, speak to site staff for more information.
Ashbourne Club Site itself offers good facilities and even glamping for those looking for camping with an easy set up. Pets are welcome on-site, toilets and showers are available and there are a wide range of pitch types to choose from.
Slapton Sands Club Site, Devon
Right next to the sandy shores of Slapton Sands Beach, this campsite has plenty of cycling options for a range of abilities. The nearby beaches are great for shorter rides whilst the South Devon Heritage Coast offers plenty of routes. For a long route, suitable for experienced cyclists, the Devon Coast to Coast trail passes not far from the site. Dogs are welcome on this campsite which offers a good range of facilities including toilets and showers.
Moffat Club Site, Dumfries and Galloway
Kayantics are adjacent to Moffat Club Site, offering bike hire and escorted trips out. There are plenty of road routes to explore from the campsite including a route which takes you through the centre of the town to Ercistane and back. The Forest of Ae (around 5 miles from the campsite) has a network of cycle routes ranging from an easy to extreme difficulty rating. Toilets, showers, dishwashing and ice pack freezing are available amongst other facilities.
Keswick Club Site, Lake District
Being in the heart of the Lake District, Keswick Club Site is an ideal base for those wanting to make the most of Lake District cycling. You’ll be spoilt for choice with numerous lake and hillside tracks and trails easily accessible directly from the campsite. A very popular location for cycling holidays, Keswick has all of the facilities you’ll need to rest up on-site. Toilets, showers, backpacker facilities and washing machines are just a few of the amenities on offer to make your trip as easy as possible.
Crowden Club Site, Peak District
Crowden is a great site for backpackers and cyclists alike with a drying room and even camping pods available. There are endless cycling routes to explore throughout the Peak District National Park including the Pennine Way, Longendale Trail and the Chew Valley which is great for mountain bikers. Speak to site staff who can advise on the best routes for you. From Crowden Club Site you can visit the Howden and Ladybower Reservoirs which is where the Dam Busters was filmed. Chatsworth House, the National Trust’s Marsden Moor Estate, Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield are all within driving distance.
We welcome all campers on our Club Sites, including members and non-members. Members benefit from 30% off Club Site fees so it’s worthwhile finding out more about joining The Club.
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