What better way to view the English countryside than on your bike? There are caravan holiday parks the length and breadth of Britain close to top UK cycling routes.
Being up close with nature and all its beauty, stopping off at one of the many quaint country pubs for a break and a refreshing drink, plus being able to travel at your own speed; what’s not to love about cycling?
Book a static caravan through Rent My Caravan and you have the option to stay for a week in your preferred location, cycle your routes through the day and return to your holiday home for a relaxing evening. Or book shorter, mid-week and weekend stays throughout the country in different locations and incorporate several of these well-loved UK cycling routes into your itinerary.
London to Brighton
This renowned cycling route should be on every cyclist’s bucket list. It’s possible to complete it in a weekend, with a route off 55 miles each way. The route takes in the Surrey Hills to the Sussex Downs, advancing over the Ditchling Beacon then descending to Brighton and the coast. Should the return journey prove to be too adventurous, you have the possibility of taking the train for your return.
Yorkshire Whitby to Whitehaven (Coast to Coast)
Begin your route on the east coast at Whitby, where you can experience your inner Dracula at the Abbey ruins. Head out west towards the North York Moors, over rugged landscapes. This first stage of the route is around 80 miles, no mean feat, but your reward will be the stunning countryside and remarkable vistas. You’ll possibly need to take a break at Hawes. Perhaps consider an overnight or two here, then take the next route, a further 80 miles to Whitehaven. You will pass through the Lake District, through Kendal and a cycle route around Lake Windermere.
Bournemouth to Brighton – South Coast challenge
This exciting route, although maybe not as challenging as some of the others listed, takes you along a route through the New Forest. Complete with wild ponies and winding tracks this is one of the prettiest routes in the country. Follow on through the pretty village of Droxford in Hampshire, across the South Downs and continue your ride, arriving in Brighton along the coast road.
Cardiff to Bangor, Wales top to bottom
There are some of the most fantastic UK cycle routes throughout Wales. One of the most exciting is the top to bottom, or the other way round, South to North ride, over around two days. Set out from Cardiff with your first day’s ride taking you to the north onto the Brecon Beacon mountain range, which offers amazing views. The second leg of the route will take you to Bangor passing through Snowdonia National Park.
Rent a caravan near UK Cycling Routes
If you wish to experience some of these challenging UK cycling routes, plan your stays by choosing your accommodation on caravan holiday parks from the Rent My Caravan portal. New listings are being added daily, in various locations throughout the UK. Since you are able to book direct with caravan owners you can achieve considerable discounts for short and long stays.