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Cycling

Next Bike Hire

There are 3 locations around the city where you can pick up and drop off your Next Bike rental:

  • Orange Grove
  • Charlotte Street Car Park
  • Green Park Road

Simply call up their customer service line to register and to get started. Please note, helmets are not included. For further information, visit their website.

Website: http://www.nextbike.co.uk/

The Two Tunnels

The Two Tunnels route is popular cycle path which open in 2013 and providing riders the opportunity to circle around Bath for a total of 13 miles. This route also included the longest tunnel in the country at almost 1 mile long! These well-let and surfaced tunnels also include artwork called 'Passage' created by a London-based group called the 'United Visual Artists' and are light installations that are motion censored.

Website: http://www.twotunnels.org.uk/

Bristol & Bath Railway Path

For a more adventurous and challenging route, the Bristol & Bath Railway Path is a 13 mile off-road route between the cities of Bristol and Bath. The route was constructed in the late 1960’s, and offers oodles of historical culture. You may even spot some wildlife on your travels!

By the end of the 1960’s the former Midland Railway closed for passenger traffic and the track bed was then constructed to form the Bristol & Bath railway path. The path has just undergone a widening project to make the path more accessible to the general public and the area has a community volunteer scheme to help make it safe, clean and a beautiful place to visit.

The path is a 3 metre wide tarmacked surface and is an attractive leisure and commuting route. Just be mindful, there can be some very fast cyclists along the route in peak commuting times.

Website: http://www.bristolbathrailwaypath.org.uk/

The Towpath Trail

If you fancy a cycle along the Kennet and Avon Canal, the towpath trail is the perfect route to enjoy traffic-free and safer cycling for your family. Operating from out of the TT Cycles shop found on Frome Road in Bradford on Avon, the cycle route starts here and continues for 10 miles to the city of Bath. There are several canal side pubs for refreshments and breaks.

For further information of the route, click here for the cycle path’s map and if you would like to hire bikes, please review the pricing here, trailer buggies are also available.

TT Cycles
Frome Road
Bradford on Avon, BA15 1LE

Website: http://www.towpathtrail.co.uk/