Duley Dean - Cycling
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Cycling in Bournemouth at Durley Dean Hotel

At Durley Dean Hotel & Spa, situated close to the beaches of Bournemouth we are a magnet for cyclists seeking both exhilarating downhill rides, or traversing long coastal distance or simply enjoying a comfortable ride out with the family. Bournemouth has options for every age and ability. Whether it’s ambling along taking in the beautiful scenery, a sunset cycle along the promenade or an off-road inland adventure, Bournemouth is a brilliant place for fun on two wheels. If you do not have bikes there are plenty of options for bicycle hire. Beryl bikes are available all over the Bournemouth area and bikes can be dropped off at multiple locations. Kool Cycle Hire and Front Bike Hire are both located near Bournemouth Pier and are perfect for that beach front ride. Our friendly reception team here at Durley Dean Hotel & Spa will be more than happy to offer you advice on cycling in Bournemouth.

Cycle Routes

Seafront: Bournemouth beach has a great promenade for cycling which stretches from Hengistbury Head in the east, to Sandbanks in the west. Although it is not permitted to cycle on the prom between 10am and 6pm in July and August due to the high amount of people, you can ride between the piers on the road at all times throughout the year, just be sure to give pedestrians right of way while you enjoy a great way to get around our wonderful coastline.

To the East: Routes to Christchurch offer great scenic riding, with great coffee shops to park up and rest at in the town centre. You could stop for a walk around the Priory gardens or continue through to Mudeford and join the coast again at Avon Beach. Further trails inland will take you to Burton and Sopley or you can continue along the coast into Highcliffe. Alternatively, why not hop on the train and jump off at New Milton or Brockenhurst station to explore the New Forest.

To the West: Follow the promenade and you can travel to the very tip of Sandbanks. Hop on the Sandbanks-Shell Bay Chain Ferry, for a 15-minute crossing across to Studland and from here the Isle of Purbeck is at your feet. With great cycling routes around Swanage and Corfe Castle it is perfect for a full day of cycling.

Inland: The most suitable location for mountain biking locally is Moors Valley Country Park near Ringwood. There is bike hire available, various woodland trails and a dedicated single track.

Leisure & Spa

After a long day exploring on your bike, why not relax and unwind in our leisure centre. Guests at the Durley Dean Hotel & Spa have full access of our leisure facilities which includes our indoor headed swimming pool and sauna and our fully equipped gym. Charges apply for use of our swimming pool. If you are looking for the ultimate treat during your stay, allow yourself to be pampered with one of our luxurious treatments at The Beauty Spa.

Accommodation & Delicious Dining

Our luxury accommodation at Durley Dean Hotel & Spa offers ultra-comfortable beds which are topped with crisp white linen and large fluffy pillows to ensure the utmost of comfort during your stay with us. We offer a tempting selection of food and beverage options and we pride ourselves in serving the best of classic British cuisine. All our menus are inspired by locally sourced ingredients and freshly prepared by our expert chefs. Choose from our Lounge Bar which offers a range of light bites and delicious main course meals or for a more intimate dining experience our No.28 Restaurant is worth a visit during your stay with us.

Guestrooms at the Durly Dean Hotel

Book Your Stay

Book the Durley Dean Hotel and Spa in Bournemouth and experience the beautiful scenery while you cycle, Bournemouth is a brilliant place for fun on two wheels. 

Why Stay With Us at Durley Dean Hotel, Bournemouth

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Why not take a dip in our indoor heated pool or enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our sauna. Charges apply for the use of our swimming pool.

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seaside DINING

While staying at the Durley Dean Hotel, we have food and beverage options to satisfy even the pickiest of taste buds. With our beautiful No. 28 Restaurant serving the best in British Cuisine and our Lounge Bar for the finest in refreshments and snacks.

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Due to our ideal location, we have so much to offer in terms of attractions in the local area. Walking distance to most and a short drive to others. The family will never be bored while staying here at The Durley Dean Hotel, Bournemouth.