Bike to the beach

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Corfe Castle, Dorset

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If you cycle only once in Dorset, this is the route you should do! It is mostly flat, following off-road trails to Studland Beach with heathland & coastal views.

10-15 miles


3-4 hours




The Isle of Purbeck is one of the most scenic places on the South Coast of England to explore by bike. We supply helmets for free and recommend you wear one for your own safety (helmets are sanitised after each use). Cycling route maps, repair kits and locks are also provided for free. Download our free app 'Cyclexperience' from the Apple Store or Google Play Store to find most of our routes. Be sure to book online to save time in-store and to secure the bikes you prefer. Happy cycling!

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Things to see

Here we’ve put together the best bits for you to watch out for on your cycle. Some of them are on route, others - not so easy to find.

Studland beach

The National Trust's Studland Beach, Dorset, is a vast area of sandy beaches and heathland with views of Old Harry Rocks.

Old Harry Rocks (extension route)

Old Harry Rocks are three chalk formations, including a stack and a stump, located at Handfast Point, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset.

Rempstone estate

The Estates permissive path lies roughly between Corfe Castle and Studland bay.

Swanage Steam Railway

The 12 mile Swanage Railway return trip takes you through the beautiful Purbeck countryside and includes stunning views of the iconic remains of William the Conqueror's Corfe Castle.

Places to eat

Here are some convenient spots on route to stop for food and drinks

Knoll Beach Cafe

The National Trust know how to feed the beachgoers and you can be sure of a variety of tasty snacks and ice creams all year round.

The Pig on the Beach

No introduction is needed, The Pig on the Beach epitomises locally sourced food but be sure to book ahead.

Joe's Cafe

Further south down the beach, you will find Joe's Cafe, rustic and individual with quick and tasty bites served by friendly staff.

Bankes Arms Studland

Not to be confused with the Bankes Arms in Corfe, this splendid pub in Studland has a beer garden on the cliff and its own microbrewery.

Burnbake Camspite Snack Shack

We have included this since there aren't many places to get food in the middle of Rempstone Heath. You either go all way to the beach, pop into Dorset Cider Farm or visit the campsite shack and shop at Burnbake which are open during the warmer months.

Middle Beach Cafe

Further south of Knoll Beach, Middle Beach cafe has been there for 50 years and offers stunning views of Old Harry and the Isle of Wight.

Bike to the beach