Take to the saddle and enjoy our biggest and best views

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North Lincolnshire’s tranquil countryside is perfect for cycling with charming attractions and fascinating heritage sights along the way.


A warm welcome awaits riders of all abilities in the bustling market towns, riverside villages and quaint hamlets. There is no better way than on two wheels, to discover this area of natural beauty and rural tranquillity. Where the rolling chalk of the Lincolnshire Wolds meets the lush Ancholme Valley, the rich flood plains of the River Trent give spectacular views of the lower valley, and the famous Humber Bridge spans one of England’s mightiest estuaries.

For those who like to explore for themselves, the Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 Landranger Map 112 Scunthorpe & Gainsborough is recommended. However, if you would prefer a more detailed itinerary and like to discover more about the area, why not request a free copy of the Cycle Routes or download a copy by clicking here. Each route details places of interest and best viewpoints, sources of refreshments and suitability, be it for road, hybrid or mountain bikes.

Whether you are looking for a pit stop or a delightful evening meal after your energetic day, dining in the area is a treat. From quaint tearooms with delicious homemade produce, country pubs with lovely views and award winning restaurants, you will be spoilt for choice.

For those looking to stay, the area prides itself on providing quality accommodation from simple bed and breakfasts, to boutique accommodation and a spa and golf resort. If looking to cater for yourself, you have the options of a cottage, converted chapel or even a yurt. Local campsites range from basic to five star. Whatever your preference, there are options for all and the local accommodation assessment scheme Quality North Lincolnshire offers you an assurance of a quality stay.

Download free cycle routes for North Lincolnshire by clicking here or call Waters’ Edge Country Park on 01652 631500 to have a cycle route pack posted out to you.