Join us for free bike rides this summer

Sky Ride Plymouth

Sky Ride Plymouth

Anyone looking for free activities this summer can take advantage of the various Sky Ride Plymouth bike rides happening across the city from Sunday 26 July until Sunday 9 August.
Sky Ride Plymouth local rides are great fun for individuals and the whole family, providing the perfect opportunity to explore the local area and to keep active.

All rides are organised and guided by British Cycling trained ride leaders, who are on hand to offer encouragement and support. There are rides for all ages with different levels available from easygoing to more challenging rides.

Plymouth’s Cycling Commissioner, Councillor Phillippa Davey said: “The joy of these events is that all you have to do is turn up with your bike and join in. They are completely free and fully organised, with something in the programme for everyone. We have some lovely cycle routes across the city and if you have never been on them before, then this is a fun way to explore the area guided by someone who knows the route.”

The first ride takes places on Sunday 26 July, meeting at 10am and departing from Coypool park and ride car park. This ride will be a steady ride along the Plym Estuary.

Breeze, a British Cycling initiative that encourages women to get fit and have fun on their bikes, are also taking place throughout the summer.

For more information on Sky Ride Plymouth Local rides and to find more Local rides visit or to book your free place on a Local or Breeze ride go to

The next rides coming up are:

Sunday 26 July
Plym Estuary Ramble
10am Coypool P&R Car Park PL7 4TB
Type of ride: Steady

Sunday 26 July
Steam along the Plym Valley
2pm National Trust Car Park PL7 4SR
RideType: Easy going

Sunday 2 August
City Streets and Park Life
10am Stonehouse Creek Leisure & Social Club PL1 3SF
Ride Type: Steady

Sunday 2 August
Wildlife and Wilderness
2pm Coypool P&R Car Park PL7 4TB
Ride Type: Easy Going

Sunday 9 August
Waterway and Woodland
10am The George P&R Car Park PL6 7HB
Ride Type: Steady

Sunday 9 August
Victoria Park Figure of Eight
2pm Stonehouse Creek Leisure & Social Club PL1 3SF
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