Cycling near Glastonbury, Somerset

Somerset is perfect for cycling

With so many beautiful little villages, attractions and hidden treasures to discover in Somerset, perhaps the best way to make sure you don’t miss a thing is to explore by bicycle.

Whatever your fitness level, Glastonbury and Somerset have plenty of routes to suit your cycling abilities.

cycling-glastonburyFor a gentle cycling holiday, the Somerset Levels and Moors provide a beautiful, rustic landscape; criss-crossed with small dykes or ‘rhynes’ and dotted with picturesque villages and towns.

Whether you bring your own bikes or hire some locally, there are many quiet country lanes and off the main road routes to take right from our campsite.

We can provide our guests with easy to follow, detailed directions for a 20 mile circular trip (and others) through the nearby Avalon Marshes.  This easy to moderate, mainly level route takes you through the gorgeous Westhay and Shapwick Nature Reserves, passes by The Peat Moor Centre, taking in refreshment stops at a traditional Somerset pub or the Sharpham Tea Garden.

For loads more information on cycling around Glastonbury, bike hire and maps, there’s a great page on Normal For Glastonbury’s website here.  Also see this page on the Avalon Marshes website.

Click below to view and download some local cycle routes.

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The Avalon Marshes is a thriving wetland habitat, with abundant wildlife and rare insects – the perfect way to discover the true beauty of the Somerset landscape.


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