People who cycle regularly not only enjoy the fitness levels of non-cyclists ten years their junior, but, on average, live several years longer too. They also suffer less from ill health and illness. In fact, research has shown cycling to be the most effective way to increase longevity.
With so many health benefits to cycling, what better way to explore Cheltenham than on your bike?
Get cycling with Cheltenham cycle routes
The Cheltenham cycle map shows the road network of Cheltenham, which is graded according to the degree of experience needed to cycle each route.
Printed copies of the map can be obtained from the Municipal Offices and local tourist information offices.
There is also a Cheltenham tourist cycle trail map available to download.
There are also many other cycle routes in Gloucestershire for you to explore and enjoy.
It's important to stay safe whilst on your bike. Follow these tips to ensure you have a safe trip.
Rent a bike at the Bicycle Hub
The Bicycle Hub is the only bike hire facility in Cheltenham. They also stock and sell second hand bicycles and electric bikes and offer servicing and repairs.
They have a great selection of bikes for short or long-term rental; perfect for exploring Cheltenham the local countryside. Choose from a range of adult bikes and tandems, children’s bikes, tagalongs and trailers, as well electric bikes so you can enjoy a day out and get cycling with the entire family.
Find a local cycling club
There are a number of cycling clubs and groups in Cheltenham and the surrounding area.
Cheltenham and County Cycling Club
Cheltenham Cycle Touring Club
Velo Club Montpellier
Dame cycling club
Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Cycling Campaign
Gloucestershire Wheels For All
Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Winchcombe Young Cyclists
Winchcombe Cycling Club