Family Rides

All our cycle rides and activities are aimed at families. We make the rides relaxed and friendly and there's always time for a refreshment break, often with cake involved. We take you on traffic-free and quiet routes, so you get to see the lovely parts of the town that you can't see from the main road.

We start gently and welcome all ages and backgrounds, so, even if you haven't cycled for years, you're very welcome. If you've never cycled, don't despair, we have the perfect way of helping people wanting confidence to get on a bike.

Every bike is great with us, as long as it works for you. We also have bikes for you to use if you don't have your own - but we're sure riding with us will cause you to get one yourself!

Children are Welcome

You can feel comfortable about bringing children who are just starting to cycle short distances and we equally invite people who just want to cycle with toddlers in bike seats or trailers. We can even let people try our trailers and seats - just ask!

There are lots of cycling activities for people who want to progress, with longer rides that don't necessarily go too fast, so you can still cycle and enjoy yourself without having to grit your teeth! See what's going on in your area.

We usually encourage people to brink children aged 9 and above who cycle independently, but if your younger child is already able to cycle, they are welcome too!

Family Rides

You DON'T need to bring a Family

As with everything, we enjoy the company of everyone who comes along. We want everybody cycling and we know that cycling is a fantastic way to enjoy time with others and, young or old, we always learn new things from each other, so come and enjoy the fun.

Where and When?

At the moment Family Cycle rides are being hosted in Colchester.

We leave from Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester at 11:00am, for a gentle ride out to a family-friendly coffee shop, before a relaxed return by 2:00pm.

Our upcoming dates are:

  • Saturday 13th May
  • Saturday 27th May
  • Saturday 10th June
  • Saturday 24th June
  • Saturday 8th July
  • Saturday 22nd July
  • Saturday 12th August

How much does it Cost?

Families with children are very welcome and children go free. For the first four rides everyone goes free, and then we charge £3 per adult.


If you want to find out more, or you have any questions about our cycle groups or rides, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone (+44 (0)7474 147 584), by email ([email protected]) or through our contact us form, and we'll be in touch as quickly as possible.