Cycling in Edmundbyers
We're just off the Coast to Coast cycle Route. The area offers miles of country lanes and off road routes through the wilds of County Durham.
Other things to do nearby
A co-operative group of volunteers, producers, artists and makers promoting small businesses and the beautiful North Pennines landscape through the Allendale Forge Studios Art and Craft Centre. Vis
The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.
Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times. Visit the Beamish Museum website
A fantastic base for walks, the centre provides information and displays on the landscape, wildlife and people of Upper Teesdale.
The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.
The hostel is close to the Coast to Coast cycling route. Local roads offer great cycling for all abilities for anyone who wants to enjoy stunning views over the North Pennines landscape.
The Allen Valleys provide distinctive landscapes with great cycling routes.
The Pennine Way in on the hostel's doorstep, with two of the best stretches of the route in the area up to High Cup Nick.
Hire a bike at Hamsterley Forest and explore the graded trails including serious levels of descent and lovely family routes through the tranquil woods.
Kingsway Adventure Centre, six miles away, offers guided tuition in a range of outdoor activities.
Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place. Visit the website
The Pennine Way passes through some of the most beautiful and remote countryside England has to offer. This section boasts the highest waterfall in England.
The South Tyne Trail is a great route for all abilities to enjoy traffic-free picturesque rides.
A new narrow gauge railway from Cumbria into Northumberland. There's also a shop, café & Hub transport museum. Visit the Railway website
The Derwent Valley, one of the Durham Dales, is sometimes overlooked, Visit the man-made lake - lovely for sailing and fishing.
Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, is a fully restored nineteenth century lead mine, where you can experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pen