Cycling

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We would like everyone who visits Poston Mill Park to have an enjoyable experience with us.
The safety of all our Park users is paramount. Bicycles are permitted in the designated play area or on the perimeter of the golf course.
Please view our Bicycle policy here

Herefordshire is renowned for its rural heritage and cycling can sometimes be a challenge on our country lanes.
There are some great Cycle routes available which we have listed below mostly courtesy of VisitHerefordshires website.
Sadly few of the routes start at Poston Mill, but with a short drive to your start point you can enjoy a days cycling.

  • Hay on Wye & Gospel Pass

    This route could be adapted to start at Craswell, just 6.9 miles (or 17 minutes by Car) from Poston Mill.

    Cycle along the side of Hay Bluff and take a steady climb up past Llanthony Abbey (Pub and restaurant) and up the Gospel Pass.

    Drop down to Hay on Wye (The town of books), for refreshment and ice cream before cycling back through Dorstone and Peterchurch to Poston Mill Park.

     

  • Brilley Mountain & Painscastle

    Catch your breath at the top of Brilley Mountain whilst admiring the view across to Hay Bluff.
    This route follows the welsh border south from Kington on C roads.
    24.2 Miles starting at Kington

     

  • The Whimble Loop

    Across the border into Powys you will find a mixed road and gravel ride. This steep climb may leave you out of breath, but the views from the top are also breath taking. Woodland trails, an Iron age Fort at Burfa Camp and views of the Brecon Beacons can be added to the excitement of this ride.

    36.6 mile route starting at Kington, Herefordshire.

  • Cider Circuit

    West Cider Circuit: Porter’s Perfection

    48.5 miles Dorstone · Bredwardine · Whitney-on-Wye · Longtown · Dorstone

    Tackle the double loop or just cycle one section. With craft cider makers, historic pubs and a Neolithic burial chamber.
    Cider Route PDF

  • Black and White Trail

    The Black & White Village Trail is a motor/cycle route through some of the prettiest villages and most beautiful landscape in England. The 40 mile circular trail leads west from the ancient town of Leominster, through a rich landscape of orchards, hopyards and distant hills, taking in the most picturesque black and white villages along the way as well as the little market town of Kington.
    Black & White Trail PDF