Cycling in the Cairngorms​

Cycling in the Cairngorms

Cycling in the Cairngorms

Whether you are into road or mountain biking there are some incredible routes in this area of natural beauty. You can opt to bring your own bike or choose to hire from one of the local rental shops. If this type of outdoor adventure is new to you or you’d like help finding something off the main tourist trails you could opt to hire a local guide.

In this section we have gathered the best cycling routes – mainly from Cairngorms – but also further afield to give you appetite for getting on to the road wherever you are in Scotland. Cycling is just the best way to get around, right? Read more below where there will be extensive guides on all types of cycling.

Mountain Biking in the Cairngorms

The Cairngorms National park offers world class facilities for any mountain biking holiday. Stunning views, challenges of a life time and so many trails, that one visit just won’t be enough. Read below about some of the mountain biking trails in the Cairngorms.

Best Mountain Biking Routes in The Cairngorms

Best Mountain Biking Routes in The Cairngorms

Mountain biking may seem like purely an extreme sport, but did you know it's great for de-stressing too? I mean, it can be physically tiring but the flow you get into when mountain biking in the Cairngorms is great for getting your adrenaline going and clearing your head. The views are incredible and the routes to ride round here are endless.

A great resource for mountain bikers wanting to stay up to date is DMBINS – you can follow local initiatives on their site. 

Road Cycling in the Cairngorms

The dramtatic landscape of the Scottish nature is best experienced by pedaling through it. Here, you can read about cycling routes in Scotland for every level. 

Cycling for the Family

A Guide to Traffic Free Cycle Routes Scotland

A Guide to Traffic Free Cycle Routes Scotland

The best way to discover the beauty of Scotland is on two wheels! Scotland is the perfect destination to find a thrilling bike adventure or family friendly cycling routes. You can find traffic free cycle routes Scotland​ in our guide - let's get started!

Bike Hire In Ballater

Do you want to hire a bike while in the Highlands? Here you can see where to hire a bike in Ballater.

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