Cycling in Symonds Yat & The Wye Valley

From our door, you can cycle many kilometers along quiet country lanes, through tiny hamlets, past old pubs and over the river on wooden footbridges. We could even plan a route for you!

There is also the Forest of Dean and it’s 200km of easy cycle trails, including the popular 15km family cycle route. The inn itself is situated on one of the latest Sustrans Cycle Routes, The Peregrine Path.

The Peregrine Path

The Peregrine Path is a level cycle route which traces the river from Monmouth along the river to The Saracens. It follows the old railway line for 10km from Hadnock road. It's a great ride for all ages.
Download The Peregrine Path Map

Wye Valley Cycle Hire have a fleet of one size fits all bikes, ideal for cycling the beautiful Sustrans Peregrine Path, and are in close proximity to The Saracens Head Inn.

PedalABikeAway also offer more specialist cycle needs and are based in the Forest of Dean.

Mountain Biking

Cross-Country, Downhill, Freeride or just ride. One can Mountain Bike from the door of the Inn, or go to the designated mountain bike area in the Forest of Dean, with it’s very biker friendly café, showers, small shop and a cycle repair centre. There are also the Brecon Beacons for wide open MTB adventures.

Further away but within striking distance is Cwmcarn, legendary XC course and uplift serviced DH piste.