East Anglia is an ideal cycle holiday destination. Ipswich sits on the join of NCN Route 1 and NCN Route 51 and offers easy access to countryside and nearby pretty towns and villages. Continental cycle tourists may use the nearby port of Harwich with access The Hook of Holland.
Easy Cycle Routes
Why not try some of our suggested easy rides.
Alton Water cycle track – enjoy the tranquility of Alton Reservoir. On site card parking, café, toilets, bike hire.
Holbrook, Suffolk, IP9 2RY
Tel: 01473 264 752
Ipswich to Woodbridge – go on to visit National Trust Sutton Hoo, the site of a dark ages long ship burial.
Visit Needham Market
Longer Cycle Routes
Suffolk Coastal Cycle Route
National Cycle Network Route 1
National Cycle Network Route 51 – links to Newmarket and Cambridge.
Hotels with cyclist facilities
The Lattice Lodge Guest House on Woodbridge Road is cycle friendly and offer secure bike storage for guests.
Lattice Lodge Guest House
499 Woodbridge Road
+44 (0)1473 712474
Bicycle Doctor bike hire and servicing – Ipswich based for individuals or groups.
Electric Bike Hire provides electric bike hire and charge points around Suffolk.
Bike and Go at Ipswich station – requires signup online about a week before you can hire a bike for £3.80 per 24 hour period plus £10 per year. Also available at some other staffed Greater Anglia, Northern Rail, and Mersey Rail stations.