Category: Our Favourite Roads

We all have our favourite road, the one that we just love to ride down for the scenery or just can’t see get get that particular corner perfect or maybe at the end of it is our favourite dealer, cafe or meeting place.

Here’s a list of our own best biking roads, some obvious like the A537, Cat and Fiddle and some not so obvious as in the B4204 from Tenbury Wells to Worcester.

If you know a road that isn’t listed and you think it should be then please get in touch and let us know.

Tilton on the Hill to Oakham

This short, 7-mile route takes you from Tilton on the Hill to Oakham starts by turning off the B6074 onto the Oakham Road.

B4518 – Llanbrynmair to Rhayader

B4391 – A5 to Bala

If you’re heading along the A5 between Shrewsbury and Oswestry the B4396/B4391 into Bala has some nice twisty roads and fantastic views.

A4233 – Aberdare to Maerdy

Take the A4233 from Aberdare to Maerdy, this is a very short, 5 mile road but it’s full of some great, switch back corners.

B1257 – Helmsley to Clay Bank

The B1257 from Helmsley to Clay Bank is a nice, fast flowing road with fantastic views of the Yorkshire countryside.

B1176 – Grantham to Corby Glen

Grantham to Corby Glen on the B1176

The Rutland TT

The Rutland TT

The Rutland TT is a well known 92-mile circular route around Rutland water, the route can be done either clockwise or anti-clockwise and passes places such as Melton Mowbray, East Langton, Medbourne, Uppingham, Market Harborough, Morcott, Great Casterton, Ryhall, Corby

A264 – East Grinstead to Royal Tunbridge Wells

A264 - East Grinstead to Royal Tunbridge Wells

A264 – East Grinstead to Royal Tunbridge Wells

B3212 – Exeter to Yelverton

The B3212 starts just to the West of Exeter and passes under the A30 and then past Moretonhampstead until after 30 miles it reaches it’s end at Yelverton. Check out the B3212 page over at SABRE for loads of useful

A701 – Devil’s Beef Tub

Starting in Moffat, follow the signs for Edinburgh A701, the road soon opens up to some fantastic scenery, including the infamous Devil’s Beef Tub, a large hollow that is formed by four hills.

B4077 – Stow on the Wold to Toddington

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B4246 – Blaenavon to Abergavenny

The B4246 from Blaenavon to Abergavenny is only around 6 miles long but as you come out of Blaenavon the road winds uphill, before a great view of the Black Mountains unfolds in the distance. From here, it’s a sharp descent through

A483 – Newtown to Llandrindod Wells

Simply start from Newtown and follow the signposts for the A483 Llandrindod Wells, now you have over 23 miles of what could be the one of the best motorcycle roads in the whole of the country.  When you get to

A466 – Monmouth to Chepstow

Starting from traffic lights on the junction of the A40/A466 in Monmouth turn right onto the A466 sign posted Chepstow This is a lovely twisty road that hugs the River Wye on the Wales/England border and passes the beautiful village

B4521 – Ross-on-Wye to Abergavenny

Starting from the A40/A49 roundabout near Ross-on-Wye head along the A49 for just over a mile towards Peterstow, when you reach Peterstow turn left onto the B4521 and follow this road all the way to Abergavenny

Dolgellau, Bala & Barmouth Loop

Starting from Dolgellau follow the A470 towards Barmouth, but after about a mile turn right onto the A494 to Bala. After Bala. turn left onto the A4212, this is a great road that has you winding past a picturesque landscape of

B4204 – Tenbury Wells to Worcester

Start from Tenbury Wells and then follow the signs for the B4204 to Worcester – Simples!

Melton Mowbray to Spalding

Starting in Melton Mowbray follow the B676 (Saxby Road) signposted Bourne, after 13 miles you will come across the junction with the A1, here go straight across onto the A151 (If your hungry you can always stop here at the

A482 – Llandovery to Lampeter

Starting from just west of Llandovery with the junction of the A40 is the fantastic A482 into Lampeter

A4069 – Llangadog to Brynamman

Taking the A4069 from Llangadog to Brynamman guides you through the open countryside of the Black Mountain Pass. The views along this road are outstanding but you must keep your eyes open for the tight bends and stray sheep. If

Yorkshire Loop

This fantastic 100 miles loop starts in Ripon but once you’re out into the Yorkshire countryside the views and the roads are some of the best in the UK, I always like to stop in Hawes for an ice cream.

A57 – Snake Pass

Another great road in the Peak District, The Snake Pass goes from Glossop towards Sheffield via the A57, this road has it all, fast open straights, tight moorland bends, heavily wooded sections and a great view of the ladybower reservoir.

A537 – The Cat and Fiddle

One of my favourite areas in the UK to ride my bike are the roads around the Derbyshire Peak District in particular the roads around Buxton, Matlock Bath, Glossop & Ashbourne. The most famous road in the Peak District for bikers

B6047 – Melton Mowbray to Market Harborough

This route is really an extra section to the Ashby-De-La-Zouch to Melton Mowbray route. Starting from Melton Mowbray. find the B6047 (Dalby Road) and head south, after 11 miles or so you will come to a junction with the A47

A6006 Ashby-De-La-Zouch to Melton Mowbray

This route actually starts just outside Ashby-De-La-Zouch at the junction of the A42, from here take the A512 towards Loughborough and after just over 1 mile take the left turning towards Hathern on the B5324 and enjoy the next 7 1/2