Cycling is wonderful exercise for both the body and mind, providing a fantastic physical workout along with making a real difference to your mental wellbeing. In short, cycling can make you feel great. In Kent and Medway there are loads of brilliant cycling routes and facilities, while there are also plenty of options for beginners.

Cycling can be a great way to explore your local area, make memories as a family, or meet new people as part of a group ride. It’s also a fantastic alternative to using the car for short journeys and commuting to work. So get on your bike, and start enjoying the many benefits cycling has to offer.

Explore Kent

Explore Kent is part of Kent County Council, working with public, private and voluntary sector partners. They promote walking routes around the county such as the England Coastal Path, the...

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KCC cycle training

Kent County Council offers cycling courses to give people the skills and confidence to cycle more often for leisure and work. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never cycled, or if...

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Benefits of…cycling

The many and varied wonders of cycling make it an activity that is loved by people of all ages, all around the world. Kent and Medway offers so many types...

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Get fit for free – Breeze rides

Have you made a promise to yourself be more active? Lots of us join a gym and plan to get fit, but after a few months we lose interest. There...

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Jane’s Breeze Story

Jane lets us know what it is about Breeze rides that keeps her coming back.

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Explore Kent’s top 5 family bike rides

Kent Sport are helping to inspire families to get out and get active together. Across the county there are all sorts of brilliant places to go, activities to try and...

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Breeze Rides

HSBC UK Breeze offers fun, free bike rides – as well as plenty of support and inspiration – for women of all abilities

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Medway Towpath walking & cycling route

The Medway Towpath provides a long and peaceful stretch of riverside pathway, which is ideal for walking and cycling. The towpath can be cycled between Aylesford and Barming Bridge, with...

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

There is so much to explore in this "wonderful world of trees", from walking and running routes to adrenaline pumping cycling tracks.

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Kent Connected

Kent Connected’s ambition is to improve your journeys in Kent. They are passionate about saving you time and money all the while helping to improve the environment and your health...

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NHS Live Well – get active your way

NHS Live Well is a collection of webpages with fantastic suggestions for easy exercises you can do to build your confidence and improve your health and wellbeing. The “get active...

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Find an activity near you

Our activity finder can help help you find ways to get more active in your local area, as well as online/virtual sessions.

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How much is enough?

Want to know how much physical activity you should be doing? Read our guidelines to find out more.

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