Cycling in Poole

Poole is a fantastic place to ride a bike. Whether you are a new rider or accomplished rider there is something for everyone.


Heritage Cycle RouteThis is a cycle ride of approximately 7.5 miles, visiting places of historical interest in Poole. The route goes along the Quay and out to Upton House along the picturesque Holes Bay shared-use path. A leaflet is available showing a map and providing historical information.

Castleman Trailway One of Dorset's gentlest way-marked routes, this 16 mile trailway takes you through some of East Dorsets most stunning landscape.

The Trailway starts at Upton Country Park in Poole and follows much of the old Castleman Corkscrew railway line through Broadstone and on to the River Stour at Wimborne. After leaving Poole it continues to beyond Ringwood.

Cycling On The Promenade In PooleUnrestricted cycling is permitted on the promenade in Poole between September and June. In July and August cycling is not permitted between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm. Further information is available on the cycling on the promenade webpage

Further information

Visit the Borough of Poole cycling webpages for more information.

The Poole Wheelers Cycling Club organise a range of cycle activities for riders of all abilities.

The Dorset Cyclists' Network campaigns on behalf of all cyclists in Dorset and provides an invaluable resource of routes and events.