Cycling & Mountain Biking in Surrey

With quiet back roads dotted with English villages and beautiful landscapes, Surrey is the perfect cycling and mountain biking destination.

Cycling in Surrey has taken off in Olympic proportions since the 2012 Road Race sped through the county and inspired a nation of would-be Wiggins!

The steep inclines of Leith Hill, the twists and turns of Box Hill and the numerous picturesque villages you pass through on the way, have all added to making Surrey the Mecca for cycling in the South East. 

The Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 carries on this Olympic legacy, inspiring amateur cyclists to take up the challenge and race parts of this famous circuit and weekend Lycra clad enthusiasts to retrace the routes of their cycling heroes.

For those looking for more off-road action, the Surrey Hills offer a spectacular range of single track mountain bike trails criss-crossed through ancient woodland and taking in some of the highest points in the South East.

Have you thought about cycling the Downs Link, which links the North Downs Way in Surrey with the South Downs Way in Sussex? Find out more on this Downs Link Route Guide

Surrey also offers a more gentle approach to cycling, catered to all ages and all abilities - and plenty of coffee shops aimed at cyclists too! 

Featuring a vast network of established cycling paths, with guides and maps available from local shops and tourist information centres, cycling provides the ideal way for you to explore all that Surrey has to offer. 


The Downs Link follows a disused railway line forming part of the long-distance route linking St Martha's Hill, near Guildford, to near Shoreham on the south coast.   The 37 mile (59km) shared route for walkers, horse riders and cyclists linking the North Downs Way with the…