Cycling in Nottingham

Keeping you up to date with all the latest information for cycling in Nottingham.

Nottingham City Council is strongly supportive of encouraging more people to cycle as part of their daily lives. To view our current cycling vision as to how Nottingham as a cycling city will look please visit the Transport Strategies webpage

The Nottingham Cycle Map

Free copies of our cycle map can be collected from a variety of locations including libraries, leisure centres and the Tourism Information Office in Market Square. We would also be happy to send you one out - please email transport.strategy@nottinghamcity.gov.uk or call 0115 876 3942 with your details.

Cycle City Ambitions

Nottingham City Council has secured £6.1 million from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to kick start an overhaul of Nottingham's cycle facilities. The funding is for 2 years starting in April 2015 through to March 2017 and will be delivered in collaboration with a number of partner organisations. To find out more about our Cycling ambition and to see regular updates on the what we are delivering please visit the Cycle City website.

Cycle Design Guide

We have recently published the first edition of our cycle design guide. This guide will be a live document which will be regularly updated to reflect changing trends in cycle infrastructure design but will also demonstrate the ongoing work being carried forward throughout the City to improve cycle facilities. This can be downloaded from our cycle city website.


Construction on our Western Cycle Corridor began on Monday 19th October 2015. You can view plans for the works by visiting the Cycle City Website.

Citycard Cycles

For more information on day hire, long term hire and how to access one of our Citycard cycle hubs please visit the Citycard webpages

Cycling Safely Around the Tram Network

As part of the expansion of the tram network, cycling improvements such as new cycle paths and cycle lanes have been installed, as well as new toucan crossings for cyclists and pedestrians. Cyclists do, however, need to be careful when crossing the new tram tracks. For more information about how to cycle safely around the tram network including links to cycling routes and an informational video please visit the NET Tram website.”

Explore Nottingham by Bike

Explore Nottingham run free guided cycle rides around Nottingham and Nottinghamshire every week. The cycle rides are great fun, free and a good way to get out and about and explore a bit of your local area. For details visit The Big Wheel - Explore Nottingham

There are also a number of guided ‘SkyRides’ organised in partnership with British Cycling. More information on when and where these are can be found at http://www.goskyride.com/nottingham

Breeze Cycling

The Breeze network is British Cycling's new national network of bike rides for women. Supported by Sport England lottery funding, Breeze delivers tens of thousands of cycling opportunities for women across England, including help finding cycling tuition or your nearest cycle stockist. Find out more about Breeze Cycling

Cycle Training and Maintenance

Local cycling organisation Ridewise offers cycle training for all abilities and ages. To find out more about the training please visit the Ridewise website.

Offsite Links

Sustrans Nottingham

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