Family friendly rides


A series of leaflets offering helpful tips and advice for cycling with parents, suggestions for places to cycle and ideas for cycle rides along traffic-free routes and quiet roads.


These leaflets are available at local visitor information centres and libraries. You can also download copies from this page. The routes for rides shown in these leaflets are shown on the interactive map.


Getting started leaflet coverGetting started

A simple guide full of advice and information about how to start cycling with your family.

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Shrewsbury leaflets


Traffic-free Adventures: Shrewsbury to Uffington

A ten mile family bike ride along traffic-free paths beside the river and into the scenic Shropshire countryside.

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BMX and mountain biking leaflet coverShrewsbury's BMX tracks and ramps and mountain biking

A leaflet showing good locations to cycle in Shrewsbury and Shropshire, advice on equipment and information about clubs and training.

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Days out by train and bicycle from Shrewsbury

This leaflet includes practical advice on taking your bicycle on the train, ideas for days out in Telford and Wellington by train and bicycle, and maps of the areas around Shrewsbury and Telford stations.

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A cycle tour of Shrewsbury Town Football club leaflet coverA cycle tour of Shrewsbury Town Football Club

A seven mile cycle ride exploring Shrewsbury's footballing history. The route starts at the Shrewsbury Town Football Stadium on Oteley Road and takes in the sites of five of Shrewsbury's former grounds.

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Wildlife and waterways

A seven mile ride taking in Shrewsbury's hidden waterways and great places to see unusual plants and flowers.

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Lady Halton Loop leaflet coverLudlow leaflets 


Lady Halton Loop

A seven mile circular route along quiet lanes and traffic free paths exploring the countryside to the west of Ludlow.

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Cycle rides and walks from Bromfield

A selection of walks and cycle rides from 5-10 miles starting in Bromfield and showcasing the area's beautiful countryside, quiet lanes, bridleways and historic Ludlow.

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Ludlow & South Shropshire’s BMX tracks and ramps and mountain biking

Leaflet showing good places to BMX and mountain bike in South Shropshire. Leaflet only available online.

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Oswestry leaflets 


Oswestry family friendly leafletsCycle rides in northern Oswestry

Three family friendly cycle routes from 3-9 miles exploring the countryside around northern Oswestry and Gobowen.

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Cycle rides in southern Oswestry

Two 8 mile family friendly cycle routes exploring the countryside to the south of Oswestry with 3 mile short cut options for younger or inexperienced cyclists.

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Meres and Mosses family cycle route - Colemere

Working with the Meres and Mosses partnership, Travel Shropshire has developed a recommended family cycle ride around the Colemere area. We hope this route will be signed in 2015. There is not an official leaflet for this route, but you can download a map of the route here.

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