Group of cyclists cycling along the lake

Cycling breaks

Explore our cycling breaks

Ready to explore the beauty of England and Wales on two wheels?

Take to the road, track or trail on your bike and feel the wind in your hair as you experience some of the most scenic city, coast and countryside cycling spots on a cycling holiday.

Stay in a YHA hostel. Our unique properties are perfectly positioned in the best locations for cycling holidays, where you will meet great people and come back quality accommodation, useful facilities, and scrumptious food. We'll always make sure you have a thrilling adventure.

View some of our popular cycling blog posts

Cyclist cycling alone the coast

9 hostels tailor-made for cycling breaks

Whether you’re a fan of muddy mountain biking or long, challenging days on country roads, whether you have bike-mad mates or a three-year-old who’s a master on the balance bike, these hostels for cycling breaks have secure...

Road cyclist cycling through the lake district

Lake District cycling

With its wealth of youth hostels, the Lake District is perfect for a hostel-to-hostel cycling adventure – especially if it’s on an eBike, as Daniel Neilson discovers. Hostel to hostel Lake District cycling adventure They are...

Women holding a bicycle

Beginners guide to cycling

Getting out on a bike can be a daunting prospect but with our beginners guide to cycling, we can help you overcome those fears and gain a love of cycling. Protect your most valuable asset-your head The first on our beginners...

Accommodation options for your cycling break

Shared rooms

Try YHA shared rooms for a true hostel experience

Private rooms

Enjoy personal space in a private room

Camping & Cabins

Get closer to nature with YHA Camping & Cabins

Exclusive Hire

Hire the whole place for your group

Ready to book your cycling break?

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YHA award Cyclists Welcome badge

YHA is proud to have been awarded the Cyclists Welcome badge by VisitEngland for many of our hostels. The scheme means that you can rest assured that our hostels provide cyclists with good quality accommodation and facilities that meet their particular needs.

Download the welcome pack (1.13MB)