Market town cycle rides


Looking for a short, circular cycle ride in Shropshire?


Cycling in the countryside south of ShrewsburyMarket Towns Cycle Rides is a series of thirteen free leaflets featuring rides from market towns across Shropshire. Each leaflet contains maps and directions for three to five rides starting from the featured market town. The rides vary from under 10 miles to over 20 miles.


Whether you are a Shropshire resident looking for a Sunday afternoon ride or a visitor looking for cycling opportunities while on holiday, the leaflets provide an excellent starting point for exploring Shropshire's beautiful countryside and historic market towns by bicycle.


The leaflets are available from local tourist information centres and libraries, or you can download and print a copy from the links on this page. Alternatively, order hard copies of the leaflets here. You can also see the routes on the map below.

Interactive cycle map

Download leaflets:

Oswestry cycle rides leaflet coverLudlow cycle rides leaflet cover


Montgomery cycle rides

A similar leaflet is also available for Montgomery, which is a small market town just over the south Shropshire border in Wales. The leaflet was produced by Montgomery Town Council and Powys County Council. Download the leaflet, or contact Montgomery Town Council on 01686 670819 to get a copy of this leaflet.

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