The Royal Parks provide fantastic 'green' routes in London, taking cyclists away from traffic and through some of the most attractive areas of the capital.

Cycling is allowed on ALL roads AND some specially designated cycle routes within the Parks - the only exception is Primrose Hill. Many of the routes link in with the wider London Cycle Network.

Popular cycle routes

Hyde Park

From Alexandra Gate to Hyde Park Corner, along Rotten Row; from Hyde Park Corner along Serpentine Road; from Victoria Gate along North Carriage Drive towards Speakers' Corner and along the Broad Walk.

Kensington Gardens

The Broad Walk and Palace Walk and Mount Walk.

The Green Park

Constitution Hill.

St James's Park

North Horse Ride parallel to The Mall.

Richmond Park

The Thames Cycle Route across the Park from Ham Gate to Roehampton Gate; the Tamsin Trail, a 12 kilometre popular leisure path around the perimeter of the Park (shared by walkers and cyclists). Maps are available from the Park office.

Bushy Park

All roads linking Hampton Hill, Hampton Court and Hampton Wick.

Greenwich Park

Blackheath Avenue, The Avenue and Great Cross Avenue.

The Regent's Park

The Broad Walk - northern section only between Chester Road and Outer Circle.

All 4.5 miles of park roads.

Cycle racks can be found in 15 locations across The Regent's Park.

Cycling Maps

To see where you can cycle in each individual park, download the map on each park's home page and look for the marked routes.

Companion Cycling

Companion Cycling is a charity that enables people who are unable to ride “solo”, regardless of age or ability, to cycle with a companion on specially adapted bicycles, in the peaceful surroundings of Bushy Park.

Visit the Companion Cycling website for details.

Park and ride

There are cycle hire facilities in Richmond Park in the car park near Roehampton Gate from April-September. Out of season hire is by arrangement with Sterling Concessions. Please contact: 07050 209 249.

Barclays Cycle Hire

A number of cycle hire stations are located within the parks for the collection and deposit of hire bikes, as part of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.  The public self-service bicycle sharing scheme is now active both for members who register online and for casual users who can pay by credit or debit card at the cycle hire station at the time of use.

Find out more about the Barclays Cycle Hire.

We want to hear from you

If you have a comment or suggestion about cycling in The Royal Parks, please email cycle@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk or write to: The Royal Parks, The Old Police House, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH. It would be helpful if you could also let us know a little about yourself:

  • How often do you cycle? (everyday / a few times a week / a few times a month / hardly ever)
  • Do you cycle for leisure, commuting, both or you are not a cyclist?
  • Which Park(s) do you cycle in?
  • Any other comments?
  • Postcode
Cycling in The Royal Parks

Cycling Links

Cycling in the Royal Parks pdf file [4 MB]

The Pathway Code of Conduct: Considerate Cycling

Detailed Cycling Policy pdf file [106kb]


Cycling in the Royal Parks

The Royal Parks provide fantastic 'green' routes in London, taking cyclists away from traffic and through some of the most attractive areas of the capital.

Cycling is allowed on ALL roads AND some specially designated cycle routes within the Parks - the only exception is Primrose Hill. Many of the routes link in with the wider London Cycle Network.

Popular cycle routes

Hyde Park

From Alexandra Gate to Hyde Park Corner, along Rotten Row; from Hyde Park Corner along Serpentine Road; from Victoria Gate along North Carriage Drive towards Speakers' Corner and along the Broad Walk.

Kensington Gardens

The Broad Walk and Palace Walk and Mount Walk.

The Green Park

Constitution Hill.

St James's Park

North Horse Ride parallel to The Mall.

Richmond Park

The Thames Cycle Route across the Park from Ham Gate to Roehampton Gate; the Tamsin Trail, a 12 kilometre popular leisure path around the perimeter of the Park (shared by walkers and cyclists). Maps are available from the Park office.

Bushy Park

All roads linking Hampton Hill, Hampton Court and Hampton Wick.

Greenwich Park

Blackheath Avenue, The Avenue and Great Cross Avenue.

The Regent's Park

The Broad Walk - northern section only between Chester Road and Outer Circle.

All 4.5 miles of park roads.

Cycle racks can be found in 15 locations across The Regent's Park.

Cycling Maps

To see where you can cycle in each individual park, download the map on each park's home page and look for the marked routes.

Companion Cycling

Companion Cycling is a charity that enables people who are unable to ride “solo”, regardless of age or ability, to cycle with a companion on specially adapted bicycles, in the peaceful surroundings of Bushy Park.

Visit the Companion Cycling website for details.

Park and ride

There are cycle hire facilities in Richmond Park in the car park near Roehampton Gate from April-September. Out of season hire is by arrangement with Sterling Concessions. Please contact: 07050 209 249.

Barclays Cycle Hire

A number of cycle hire stations are located within the parks for the collection and deposit of hire bikes, as part of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.  The public self-service bicycle sharing scheme is now active both for members who register online and for casual users who can pay by credit or debit card at the cycle hire station at the time of use.

Find out more about the Barclays Cycle Hire.

We want to hear from you

If you have a comment or suggestion about cycling in The Royal Parks, please email cycle@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk or write to: The Royal Parks, The Old Police House, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH. It would be helpful if you could also let us know a little about yourself:

  • How often do you cycle? (everyday / a few times a week / a few times a month / hardly ever)
  • Do you cycle for leisure, commuting, both or you are not a cyclist?
  • Which Park(s) do you cycle in?
  • Any other comments?
  • Postcode
Cycling in The Royal Parks

Cycling Links

Cycling in the Royal Parks pdf file [4 MB]

The Pathway Code of Conduct: Considerate Cycling

Detailed Cycling Policy pdf file [106kb]

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The Royal Parks provide fantastic 'green' routes in London, taking cyclists away from traffic and through some of the most attractive areas of the capital.

Cycling is allowed on ALL roads AND some specially designated cycle routes within the Parks - the only exception is Primrose Hill. Many of the routes link in with the wider London Cycle Network.

Popular cycle routes

Hyde Park

From Alexandra Gate to Hyde Park Corner, along Rotten Row; from Hyde Park Corner along Serpentine Road; from Victoria Gate along North Carriage Drive towards Speakers' Corner and along the Broad Walk.

Kensington Gardens

The Broad Walk and Palace Walk and Mount Walk.

The Green Park

Constitution Hill.

St James's Park

North Horse Ride parallel to The Mall.

Richmond Park

The Thames Cycle Route across the Park from Ham Gate to Roehampton Gate; the Tamsin Trail, a 12 kilometre popular leisure path around the perimeter of the Park (shared by walkers and cyclists). Maps are available from the Park office.

Bushy Park

All roads linking Hampton Hill, Hampton Court and Hampton Wick.

Greenwich Park

Blackheath Avenue, The Avenue and Great Cross Avenue.

The Regent's Park

The Broad Walk - northern section only between Chester Road and Outer Circle.

All 4.5 miles of park roads.

Cycle racks can be found in 15 locations across The Regent's Park.

Cycling Maps

To see where you can cycle in each individual park, download the map on each park's home page and look for the marked routes.

Companion Cycling

Companion Cycling is a charity that enables people who are unable to ride “solo”, regardless of age or ability, to cycle with a companion on specially adapted bicycles, in the peaceful surroundings of Bushy Park.

Visit the Companion Cycling website for details.

Park and ride

There are cycle hire facilities in Richmond Park in the car park near Roehampton Gate from April-September. Out of season hire is by arrangement with Sterling Concessions. Please contact: 07050 209 249.

Barclays Cycle Hire

A number of cycle hire stations are located within the parks for the collection and deposit of hire bikes, as part of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.  The public self-service bicycle sharing scheme is now active both for members who register online and for casual users who can pay by credit or debit card at the cycle hire station at the time of use.

Find out more about the Barclays Cycle Hire.

We want to hear from you

If you have a comment or suggestion about cycling in The Royal Parks, please email cycle@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk or write to: The Royal Parks, The Old Police House, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH. It would be helpful if you could also let us know a little about yourself:

Cycling in The Royal Parks

Cycling Links

Cycling in the Royal Parks pdf file [4 MB]

The Pathway Code of Conduct: Considerate Cycling

Detailed Cycling Policy pdf file [106kb]