Shropshire Cycleway: Shrewsbury CircularDistance: 40 milesA 38 mile circular ride around the beautiful countryside of Shropshire which surrounds the mediaeval County town of Shrewsbury.
Bishop’s Castle Cycle Rides Route 1: Long Mynd Motivator (20 mile)Distance: 20 milesA 20 mile route from Bishop’s Castle with some reasonable climbs that lead you part way up the Long Mynd offering stunning views of the Onny Valley, and passes a selection of fine pubs. With a shorter, flatter option of 13 miles this ride is well worth the effort.
Bishop’s Castle Cycle Rides Route 2: The Full MontyDistance: 18 milesA 20 mile figure of eight ride through beautiful countryside offering you the chance to enjoy the delights of Montgomery, with a Half Monty shorter alternative and plenty of refreshment stops en route.
Bishop’s Castle Cycle Rides Route 3: The Clun Challenge (17 mile)Distance: 17 milesA 17 mile hilly, circular route taking you along a beautiful woodland trail to Clun with its wide choice of teashops and pubs. This challenging route takes you up to the Iron Age Hill fort of Bury Ditches, well worth the effort. A 21 mile, flatter route is also available.
Bishop’s Castle Cycle Rides Route 4: The Anchor Adventure (28 mile)Distance: 28 milesA challenging 28 mile circular route taking you along the Kerry Ridgeway with spectacular views visiting some beautiful, remote hamlets along the way. Those on mountain bikes can take a short cut to and reduce length to 26 miles.
Church Stretton Cycle Rides Route 1: To The Edge (14 mile)Distance: 14 milesA 14 mile circular route from Church Stretton which can be shortened to 13 miles taking in beautiful countryside and visits well known attractions such as Acton Scott Working Farm and the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. Also possible is a spur to Craven Arms adding 5 miles each way OR you could do a linear route from Church Stretton to Craven Arms and return by train, total distance 12 miles.
Church Stretton Cycle Rides Route 2: Roman Road Ride (22 mile)Distance: 20 milesA relatively flat 22 mile circular route from Church Stretton, which can be shortened to 16 miles, visiting picturesque villages and passes, attractions like Acton Burnell Castle, plus it gives you the chance to ride the Roman road from Acton Burnell to All Stretton.
Church Stretton Cycle Rides Route 3: Long Mynd LoopDistance: 19 milesA 20 mile circular route from Church Stretton, with a few testing climbs and steep descents over the Long Mynd, rewarding you with fabulous views and the opportunity to watch gliders at close hand. The traffic-free section through the Forestry Commission land is on a well-made stone track, suitable for most bicycles.
Church Stretton Cycle Rides Route 4: Church Stretton Challenge (15 mile)Distance: 15 milesA challenging 15 mile, or 13 mile with shortcut, circular off-road mountain bike route from Church Stretton along the top of the Long Mynd. The testing climbs and steep descents reward you with fabulous views and the opportunity to watch gliders at close hand and are well worth the effort.
Cleobury Mortimer Cycle Rides Route 1: The Rea Figures of EightDistance: 16 milesA 16 mile double figure of eight route, allowing for short cuts, exploring the valley of the river Rea north of Cleobury Mortimer. An excellent summer evening ride with one particularly steep descent to watch out for.