Cycling In Cornwall

Cycling is something that Cornwall tries to promote and that’s why the city has provided some excellent bike trails for people with different biking goals.

Some of the best bike trails you can look forward to hitting in Cornwall include.

A lady cycling on a coarse road

Seeking beauty and nature? Try out these three

Goss Moor cycle trail

It’s an easy going 12km cycle trail that takes you through the Goss Moor National Nature Reserve. The cycling is mostly on a flat off-road trail that lets you focus on enjoying the view with all your senses while your legs do their work.

Children cycling in a garden

Seaton Valley Countryside Park

This gives you a ride through the scenic Seaton Valley Countryside Park along the Cornish Coast. It’s located in Seaton, near Looe. By cycling this route, you’ll enjoy a tour of the park as well as a coastal ride by Seaton beach.

A hillside monument

The Clay Trails

The Clay Trails consists of five quiet trails around St Austell. Each is gorgeous and serene in its own unique way. You might even get to An island town on the top of a mountaincatch deer grazing during your ride.

If you are a fan of rich heritage, check out these next cycling trails!

St Michael’s Way

This trail takes you from Lelant near St. Ives through Marazion close to Penzance. It’s 12.5miles in length and it gives you a clear view of the impressive St Michael’s Mount.


The Great Flat Lode

Cornish heritage is bountiful at the historic Camborne within the Redruth mining district. The trail is a 12km stretch that makes up part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.

If you get a thrill from Mountain Biking, Cornwall has got you covered with the following options

The Bodmin Beast cycle trail

This exciting 12km long trail takes you on an exciting journey down the sides of Cardinham Valley. Equal parts skill and courage are required to safely tackle this beast and expert mountain bikers and off-roaders simply love the challenge.

For leisurely cycling with the family

The Camel Trail

This trail is easy going and is suitable for both the young and old. It goes on for 18 miles over flat terrain that’ll take you and your family through Wenfordbridge to Padstow where you’ll find fantastic food.

National Trust, Lanhydrock Bike Trail

This trail is suitable for all family members because it offers a little bit of everything over easy terrain that’s accessible with even disability bikes.

SSW Top Tips for safe cycling through Cornwall

The city of Cornwall wants you to be safe while enjoying their lovely cycling trails so be sure to make use of your safety gear while exploring Cornwall’s one of a kind trails. Also stay hydrated and refuel your body as often as necessary.