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Family cycling in the New Forest, UK © VisitBritain Family cycling in the New Forest, UK © VisitBritain

Overview

If your kids have a new or old penchant for pedal power, why not try a family cycling holiday? Children don’t even have to be old enough to ride themselves – most cycling holiday providers and bike-hire companies will furnish you with child-seats, trailers and sometimes even tandems.

You don’t have to stray far from home to enjoy a cycling break – Sustrans, Britain’s leading sustainable transport charity, coordinates the National Cycle Network with its more than 15,000km of cycle and walking routes on traffic-free paths and quiet lanes and roads around the UK. Bike hire is widely available all over the country, including at holiday parks and holiday villages, which can be a great, secure environment in which to get started with younger kids. Some parks even offer cycle training for tots.

Many of our further-flung family activity and adventure holidays also include some cycling as part of their itinerary, meaning you can enjoy the freedom of two wheels in destinations as diverse as Gozo and the Galapagos Islands.

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PGL Family Adventures

Free kids places with PGL Family Adventures this summer

Selected Multi Activity and ‘More Adventurous’ holidays in UK + France

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Recommended Partners

Take your bikes or hire on-site to cycle and explore the areas

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UK holiday parks and lodges; perfect locations for cycling holidays

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Family cycling adventures around the world

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Cycling Favourite

Alpine Elements family activity holidays
Alpine Elements family activity holidays
Try something new this summer with a family-friendly alpine summer holiday in the French Alps. Holidays with Alpine Elements come with over 80 activities to try in a free Active Pack, offering something to suit all ages and abilities. Prices start from only £449pp incl. flights, activities and catered hotel accommodation.

Cycling Feature

Cycling with Kids in the Austrian Lakes
Cycling with Kids in the Austrian Lakes
Sarah Ebner and family explore the spectacular Salzkammergut region on two wheels.

This Week's Offer

One of the stunning bedrooms at Le Méridien Ile Maurice.
Four-star family hotel on Mauritius. Stay 7-nights between 25th August and 30th September 2016 (inc. the school summer holidays!) from £1199 per person. All-inclusive facilities, return flights and airport transfers.

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