Cycling in Norfolk


Cycling in Norfolk

January 07, 2022      By Ian

It's no secret that Norfolk has beautiful coastlines, and some of the most picturesque villages in England.

The Norfolk Broads

If you’re cycling around the Norfolk Broads, it's easy to lose track of where you are and how long you’ve been out. It's never been so much fun getting lost! But before you set off on your adventure, make sure you have an up-to-date map with clear directions or a GPS that is detailed enough to show where you are at all times.

North Norfolk Coast

Coastal cycling along England’s eastern shores is as good as it gets. The stunning North Norfolk Coast offers miles of beautiful, unspoiled scenery and fantastic routes for cyclists of all skill levels. There are a number of towns and villages to cycle through and around, such as Sheringham, Cromer, Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham Bay. Many people find themselves tempted by swim stops along their journey. There are a number of beaches perfect for an afternoon dip after a great bike ride.

South Norfolk Coast

One of England’s most scenic cycling routes runs along its southern coastline, passing through quaint fishing villages and charming towns. The country lanes may look tame from afar, but cyclists quickly discover that these roads are no joke, and that there’s something uniquely satisfying about riding them. If you haven’t yet tried a coastal ride in Norfolk, be sure to carve out some time for it when you do. You won’t regret it!

How to cycle as a family in Norfolk

You don’t have to be Lance Armstrong to cycle safely with your family in Norfolk, and there are many scenic spots where children can take their bikes out for a ride too. By choosing quiet and traffic-free routes that avoid busy roads. Cycling with children doesn’t have to be scary, difficult or dangerous. Cycling holidays are becoming increasingly popular among families looking for a relaxing break away from it all.

Norfolk's flat landscapes for cycling

In many parts of Norfolk, you’ll be surprised by how flat it is. Flat enough to cycle everywhere without too much effort, whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or just starting out. The sheer vastness of Norfolk provides ample space for biking, as well as other types of leisurely pursuits like walking, running and horse riding.

Broads National Park cycling

Cycling at its best! Cycling around the Broads National Park is a great way to enjoy and explore your surroundings. If you're new to biking then The Broads is perfect for you. Cycle along on a vast network of tracks, trails and car-free paths so there's no worrying about traffic or complex navigation like there can be on roads.

Cycling through Norfolk's villages

The area is known for its picturesque villages and cosy cottages that adorn quiet lanes. There are many appealing villages to cycle through, with each one offering a unique feel. From quaint Holt to beautiful Blakeney with its stunning coastal views. When road cycling in Norfolk, you’ll find there’s something special about them all.

Electric bike hire

There’s no doubt about it, electric bikes are the future of cycling. They’re environmentally friendly and fun to ride. Electric bikes also known as e-bikes are available to hire at Buccaneer Boats which is only a 2 minute walk from Swallowdale.

Cycling holidays in Norfolk

With plenty of routes and views, it’s no wonder that cycling holidays in Norfolk have become such a popular choice for visiting tourists. No matter what your level, there are so many places to cycle in and around Norfolk and you don’t have to be afraid to try something new! Swallowdale Holiday Home is in the perfect location for a cycling holiday.

Norfolk is a cycle heaven!

Picture-perfect scenery, quiet country lanes and flat terrain. Norfolk really is cycle heaven.