Scenic cycling around Bath

Bath, Somerset

Grab your bike and get ready to pedal through the longest cycle tunnel in Europe.

Read more … Close ×

This route has been described by The Independent as "One of the most scenically varied and sightseeing-rich couple of hours of cycling anywhere in Britain." And you’ll see why as you take in the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath, the spectacular Grade I listed Dundas Aqueduct, the sublime elegance of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath and over one incredible mile of the Combe Down Tunnel.

This is a very special day out on your bike. Dating back in the 1870s, the old railway tunnels were left unused until they re-opened in 2013. Now well lit, smoothly surfaced and wide enough for cyclists and pedestrians you will be able to explore an exciting subterranean part of this popular 13-mile circuit. Passing through the tunnel you’ll also experience an astonishing an audio-visual art instillation called Passage and created by United Visual Artists.

For more local tourist information:

Refine your search:

Previous slide
BBiking along the Kennet and Avon Canal © VisitEngland/BathTourismPlus/Colin Hawkins
Next slide

Latest Twitter updates

Latest Facebook updates

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account