Best cycle routes from Paddington

Best cycle routes from Paddington

On your bike! Best cycle routes from Paddington.

Considered to be one of the most popular bike routes across London is Regent's Canal that starts right in Paddington Central and goes all the way down to the Limehouse Basin, this cycle route from Paddington is famously known for its beautiful scenic routes that take you past gorgeous landmarks that include Regent's Park and Kings Cross, you can also expect to see narrowboats, spectacular houses and beautiful blossoms that are truly awe inspiring.

Less than a ten minute bike ride South from our hotel will get you to Hyde Park where you'll be able to enjoy the gorgeous Italian Gardens, the Peter Pan Statue, the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, Kensington Palace and the Serpentine. There's even a children's playground that has its own pirate ship for the little ones. Grab a picnic box from our local Bella Italia based in Paddington and enjoy a beautiful day of relaxing and people watching.

As Summer comes to a close everyone is looking for the best ways to enjoy the last days of warmth before Autumn strikes, being in Paddington means that you have an amazing vantage point to discover London by cycle due to the proximity destinations like Regent’s Canal and Hyde Park. With a good choice of bike hire options, storage space and a cornucopia of outdoor eating and drinking destinations you really are spoilt for choice on the best cycle routes from Paddington.

Hiring bikes in London has become one of the easiest things possible, with a choice of TfL's Santander or Lime bikes, as long as you have the app on your phone to locate your nearest two wheeled companion you can be on your way in moments. Santander bikes can be found near Clifton Gardens or at any docking station in the local area. Lime bikes are found exclusively through the app.

If you fancy something a little more stylish you can head down to Paddington Central, which is a five-minute walk from our hotel, where you will be able to hire a Brompton Bike. Make sure you have pre-registered on the website before you head to the lockers in Sheldon Square. If you're planning on making some stops that are not likely to have places to lock your bike up these folding bikes are perfect for you when you want to stop for a coffee or some food along the best cycle routes from Paddington.

Are you planning a trip to London? Visit the Mercure London Paddington website to have a look at the amazing selection of rooms we have and all the customisable amenities you could ask for to give you that lovely relaxing experience. We look forward to welcoming you to our luxurious 4* hotel in Paddington!

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