Cycling activities

Cycling activities across Leeds for all abilities and skills.

Adapted cycling

Herd Farm External link, Lineham Farm External link and the John Charles Centre for Sport External link offer cycling activities for children, young people and adults with disabilities.     

Cycling experiences for children and young people with disabilities

Herd Farm and Lineham Farm offer cycling experiences for children and young people with disabilities aged 10 years and over.                       

Both centres offer a range of adapted bikes and all bikes, staffing, safety equipment and instruction are provided.                       

Please contact the centres for further information and costs.              

Adapted bikes at the John Charles Centre

Adapted Bike sessions are available at John Charles Centre for Sport.                       

The sessions:                       

  • are suitable for both adults and children over the age of 5
  • have a variety of bikes available: quads, trikes, hand cycles, mountain trikes, bucket seat duel cycles, tandems
  • have back supports and seat belts on most cycles
  • have a member of staff is available to help at all sessions
  • have a hoist available

You can also book a private sessions for a minimum of six people.                       

For more information and to book, please contact:                       

Phone on 0113 395 0000 or email     


British cycling

You can find out more about paracyling and disability cycling hubs on the British Cycling website External link.     


Cycling activity programmes

Unique cycling educational experiences are available at the West Leeds Activity Centre External link, Lineham Farm External link and Herd Farm External link.                       

Activities include on-site cycle challenges, BMX challenges, races, cycle maintenance and much more.                       

Please contact individual centres for further information and costs.                       

Fearnville cycling hub

This hub aims to encourage more people to get on a bike and be physically active regardless of age or cycling ability. Facilities include areas for safe cycling, a BMX track and a skate park.                       

Bikes are provided for many of the activities.                       

Contact the hub for further details.                       

Fearnville Leisure Centre, Oakwood Lane, Leeds, LS8 3LF                       

Phone on 07903 382633 or email info@leedsbikehub                       


Leeds Urban Bike Park, Middleton

Leeds Urban Bike Park is a state of the art mountain bike and BMX centre in Middleton Park.                       

Facilities include:                       

  • tracks and trails for all abilities
  • a bike shop
  • servicing and repairs
  • coaching
  • cafe and cake shop

Ring Road Beeston Park, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 3TN                       

Follow them on Facebook External link.                       


The Brownlee Centre and Bodington cycle circuit

Bodington Playing Fields External link is home to The Brownlee Centre which is the UK’s first purpose-built triathlon training centre and sits alongside a new 1 mile (1.6km) Bodington cycle circuit, one of the longest in the country.                       

There are a number of ways to use the facility, including:                       

  • events and races
  • pay and pedal sessions
  • free sessions
  • local club sessions
  • school sessions
  • cycle circuit hire

Bodington Avenue, Adel, Leeds, LS16 8NA                       


Cycle training

Adult cycle training

You can book free cycle training sessions external link with a qualified cycling instructor on a route of your choice.

Bikeability training for schools

Bikeability is government funded cycle training provided by Cycle North External link to a national standard and is offered free of charge to all schools in Leeds. It aims to improve cycling skills for all levels.

Ask your school to sign up for Bikeability training by emailing

Events and social cycling

Let’s Ride

Join Let’s Ride for brilliant bike rides run by trained volunteers, including great cycling routes and lots of inspiration to get riding. This is great for families and beginners.

British Cycling

British Cycling has lots of ways for you to get involved in local clubs, cycling activities and events, whatever your level of ability or experience.

They have created a number of videos to help you get started or improve your skills.

Women's cycling

Join the Breeze network for women aim to inspire more women to get involved and grow in confidence in cycling. See their website for free cycle rides and guides to improve your skills.

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