Cycling

Whether you are a keen mountain biker or looking for an easy track suitable for the whole family, the Thames Valley provides some of the best cycling routes in the country, going through many of the most picturesque landscapes in England, not to mention beautiful cities, market towns and villages best appreciated by bike.

Explore the Burnham Beeches woodlands, the swooping Red Kites of the Chiltern Hills, the lakes, gardens and woodlands of Windsor Great Park, or navigate the famous cycling city of Oxford.

it may not always be easy to find a purely off-road route, although there are always romantic small roads nearby, butmany of the routes are flat, traffic-free and family friendly.

The map displays the known dedicated cycle routes, as well as little used tracks, to help you plan a route. You can also show/hide view points along the way and the current wheather for the shown area.

Windsor Great Park

With its extensive woodlands and open areas, Windsor Great Park it an ideal location to explore by bicycle. There are designated cycle routes, and the roads are mostly vehicle-free due to restricted access (they can be very busy though on major event days).

A leaflet giving some guidance and showing the cycle road can be found at the Crown Estate website.

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