Our favourite festive UK bike rides
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Baby, it may be cold outside but wrap up warm in a bobble hat and scarf and get on your bike for some simply stunning Christmas bicycle rides.
Don't forget to stop off for a warming hot chocolate and mince pie to fuel your journey home.
Aberdeen Winter Festival
Pick up a Bike & Go at Aberdeen station and explore the city's annual Winter Festival on two wheels.
Follow the Twelve Days of Christmas Trail, which features sculptures at various locations throughout Aberdeen.
On Sunday December 18, head to Hazlehead Park to meet Santa and his reindeers at their Winter Wonderland.
Or prepare to get lost in the magical Christmas Tree Maze at Union Terrace Gardens.
For more information http://aberdeenchristmas.co.uk
Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion at Tatton Park
Pick up a Bike & Go at Knutsford station and make the short four mile journey to explore Tatton Park.
From November 21 - December 18, explore the Roald Dahl-themed, Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion.
There are various Christmas events throughout December too.
The Winter Garden at Anglesey Abbey in Ely
This route is for those cyclists looking for a more demanding workout. Hire a bike at Ely and take the 16 mile route to explore the stunning grounds of Anglesey Abbey.
There are many attractions but one of the highlights at this time of year is The Winter Garden, specially designed with plants that are at their best during winter, when colour is in short supply elsewhere.
One Magical City, Liverpool
Liverpool is a magical place to explore by bike this festive season; from shopping for the perfect gift in Liverpool ONE or the city centre, meeting your favourite DreamWorks characters at St George's Hall, strolling around the Albert Dock or enjoying some of the city's seasonal cultural events.
Pick up a bike at Liverpool Central Station and explore this magical city.
Download a full guide here http://ch.visitliverpool.com/christmas