What better way to celebrate World Bicycle Day than by planning a ride in the beautiful area of Leatherhead? World Bicycle day is celebrated on Friday, 3 June, and highlights the importance of non-motorized transport in achieving sustainable development goals.
Riding a bicycle also helps to save money on transport costs, increases physical health and provides a fun bonding experience for the family. There are plenty of cycling routes around the Leatherhead area, perfect for taking your bicycle for a spin.
As a starting point, consider the following bicycle routes in Leatherhead.
Horton Country Park
If you’re looking for an easy spin to enjoy the spring day, then Horton Country Park has a fantastic gravel path through the trees. The loop starts in Ashtead and covers a distance of 16.6 kilometres. With a mild ascent of 110 metres, this bicycle ride is great for any fitness level so you can bring the young kiddies along!
Looking for a challenge to celebrate World Bicycle Day? The Box Hill loop from Dorking is a great option. The expert bike ride in Leith Hill is a good test for fit cyclists with a tough track over 89.4 kilometres. There is a notable ascent of 1,530 metres so you better bring some energy snacks to keep your strength up!
Leatherhead to Guildford
If you can organise a car to pick you up in Guilford, then the ride from Leatherhead is an enjoyable 24 kilometre bicycle ride. With a mild ascent of 288 metres, the route is pleasant and beautiful. Once you arrive in Guilford, then you can enjoy a delicious meal or drink before heading back in the comfort of a car.
Two Hills offers a happy, intermediate ride for those looking to break a sweat. The route covers 44 kilometres and features lots of climbs with a total ascent of 546 metres. The enjoyable route will leave you feeling accomplished and fulfilled at the end of the session.
The Tower has several routes available, depending on where you begin. Leaving from Coldharbour, the route offers a short yet intense ride. Although only 9.8 kilometres, the route is best enjoyed by experienced riders.
Do you need a place to store your bicycle during the cold, winter months? Perhaps you only use your bicycle on the weekends? Free up space in your home and store your bicycle in our safe and secure storage units. Contact our friendly and helpful team in Leatherhead at 01372 386 916.