Cycling in Ryedale. Picture: Ryedale District Council

11 amazing photos showing stunning cycle routes in North Yorkshire

Many of us have fallen in love with our bikes again since the pandemic began.

Whether rediscovering the freewheeling freedom of childhood or feeling the exhilaration of adrenaline-fuelled challenges, during the past year the number of weekend cyclists has doubled. Just on Scarborough's doorstep in Ryedale are some of Britain’s best and most varied cycling routes. Whether on or off-road, Ryedale’s gloriously diverse patchwork landscape makes it a pedalling paradise. To look up cycling routes around Ryedale, including those mentioned in this gallery, visit here.

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