SEASIDE RIDES
Mountain Bike Rider|October 2021
With 31,368km of coastline, and great riding along the way, there’s no need to travel abroad to get your seaside fix; here are five routes that skirt the Great British briny

THE LIZARD, CORNWALL 18.9km (11.8 miles)

Home of England’s most westerly point, where the land stops and the sea begins, Cornwall is suspiciously devoid of bridleways. What it’s not short on is ruggedly beautiful coastline and this ride gives you a small sample of what’s on offer. With smuggler’s coves and sandy bays come a series of steep ups and downs – riding at just above sea level is not as easy as it sounds – but it makes for some dramatic scenery.

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LYNTON, EXMOOR 24.8km (15.4 miles)

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