Bike Friendly Accommodation in Dorset
Cycling has grown in popularity in recent years, both as a sport and for leisure. Not surprisingly, many keen cyclists choose Dorset as a holiday destination because of the numerous opportunities for getting out and about on two wheels in stunning countryside.
And with Farm Stay’s help, it’s easy to find the perfect Bike Friendly accommodation in Dorset to serve as a base for your cycling excursions. Whether you choose to stay in a traditional farmhouse B&B or a self catering cottage on a working farm, you’ll find everything you need for a comfortable stay (some properties even have a hot tub!).
Another benefit of Farm Stay cycle friendly accommodation is the fact that you can head straight out onto one of the many bridle paths, quiet country lanes and cycle routes that criss-cross the county. There’s also usually plenty of space to store your bike and carry out any maintenance required. You don’t even need to bring your own, as cycle hire centres are located in many towns in Dorset.
Options for cycling in Dorset range from short trails suitable for families to challenging off-road circuits for the more adventurous. A few highlights include The Wessex Ridgeway – a magnificent ridge-top route with breathtaking views; The North Dorset Trailway along the route of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway line; The Frome Valley Trail that passes through various towns and villages en route to Poole Harbour; and various cycling routes on the Isle of Purbeck.
The 28-mile National Cycle Network Route 26 takes in Dorchester, Sherborne and numerous pretty villages, while a 30-mile stretch of the NCN Route 2 linking Dover in Kent with St. Austell in Cornwall runs from Dorchester to Lyme Regis.
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