To find out about adult bike training and maintenance visit Plymotion.
For information on E-bikes visit Connect Plymouth.
Places to cycle
Plymouth is a great place to get around by bike as you can enjoy:
- riding across the city centre
- being up close to historic buildings and monuments
If you are looking at things to do in Plymouth, Visit Plymouth can offer you some suggestions.
National cycle network
We are developing the National Cycle Network (NCN) in partnership with
- other local authorities and organisations
We aim to have at least half of our NCN on traffic free routes and paths.
For information about the improvements we are making to the cycling network visit our cycle route improvements page.
You can rent a cycle locker at different sites for £50 a year plus a £20 refundable key deposit. Rental is managed by BikeAway who supply the lockers.
There are plenty of cycle parking spots all over Plymouth. If you need to hire a bike there are bike hire shops. Information on bike hire can be found on Visit Plymouth.
Free Tandem Loans
We've teamed up with registered charity Charlotte's Tandems to lend tandems to people with special needs or disabilities for free. Find out about the scheme on the Charlotte's Tandems website.
Free adult cycle training with the use of trikes, tandems and adapted bikes
Free adult cycle training is available and offers coaching with the opportunity to ride:
- adapted bikes
During the session alongside a qualified instructor, which allows everyone to try cycling. To book or find out more about this, contact Plymouth School Sports Partnership by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free E-Cycle Loan Scheme
The E-Cycle Loan Scheme is aimed at people who are:
- not currently working
- do not have access to the Cycle to Work Scheme
This could be retired people and non-working parents.
- will be provided with personal liability insurance and insurance for loss or damage of the E-Cycle.
- have exclusive use of an E-Cycle for one month
We encourage potential partner organisations to get in touch with Bikespace if they work with groups who would benefit.