Suffolk’s two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, myriad woods and forests, 50 miles of coastline, and thousands of quiet country roads, make it a cyclist’s paradise. It’s no coincidence that Suffolk has held stages of the Tour of Britain and the Women’s Tour. Despite its relatively flat terrain, there is cycling in Suffolk for all abilities, and all of it comes with a beautiful view. Here are some of the cycling routes on offer in Suffolk.
Based in Needham Market
, Cycle Breaks
offer a huge range of self-guided cycling holidays in Suffolk, from two-day excursions to a full two-week tour of the county. With bikes, maps, routes and hand-picked accommodation provided, you can set off to explore Lavenham and the Suffolk Wool Towns
, cross the verdant fields of Constable Country or
cycle from beach to beach along The Suffolk Coast.
Any serious cyclists on holiday in Suffolk should not miss a trip to Maglia Rosso, a cyclists’ cafe in Hawkstead near Bury St Edmunds
. Adjoining the pit-stop cafe is a bike shop where you can find De Rosa, Kinesis UK, Merida, Ritte, Scott and Trek bikes, plus essential cycling kit and a professional bike fitting service. If you’re brave enough, you can even test your skills and stamina on Maglia Rosso’s 1-mile Cyclo Cross course!