Have an electric bike adventure in Durham Dales

Durham Dales, Durham

Let the chain take the strain as you explore the North Pennines, finding top-class attractions, breathtaking landscapes and delicious food and drink.

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There’s no need to worry about those hills now! Cycling is one of the best ways to explore the English countryside, and Durham Dales and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are no exception. Now you can do it under your own steam with the arrival of a new form of transport in this area – electric bikes. Explore natural wonders and award-winning attractions hidden amongst the beauty of one of England’s most special places. Seek out rambling rivers and woodlands packed with an array of rare plants and wildlife that thrive in this area. Enjoy the sights at your leisure as you choose from several hire points including Killhope, the North of England lead mining Museum. Enjoy a drink as warm as the welcome as you stop to refuel and recharge at Chatterbox Café or the Bowlees Visitor Centre, and pick up a taste of Durham too by stocking up with local produce from Bradley Burn Farm Shop.

Killhope is around an hour’s drive from Durham City, itself under 3 hours by train from London.

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EElectric Bikes in the North Pennines © North Pennines AONB Partnership
CCyclists in the Durham Dales © Visit County Durham
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