GET ACTIVE IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Cambridgeshire boasts the safest and most extensive cycling network in the entire country and there are endless routes to explore here whether on bike or on foot. The many rivers in the region offer scenic pathways for all users and there are plenty of pubs and restaurants along the way to enjoy a well earned pitstop.
It is the longest guided busway in the world and provides excellent cycle paths to link these towns for keen cyclists looking to discover more of the area. Two guided sections make up 16 miles of the route and they use specially adapted buses with a regular service daily connecting the towns along these sections.
There are a huge amount of cycle parking facilities here for and there’s no other city quite like it with the rows and rows of bikes lining the city centre streets. There are many options available to hire bikes for the afternoon if you wish to take a tour around to look at the Cambridge landmarks, the Bridge of Sighs and see the many green spaces dotted around the city.
You are spoilt for choice with green space options for families which include the Botanical Gardens, Parkers Piece, Lammas Land and Jesus Green. Lammas Land offers a giant play area and an enormous paddling pool during the summer months. Jesus Green also offers a large play area, a skate park and tennis courts as well as the city’s Lido, making for a picturesque walk alongside the river Cam.