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The best places to go for a bike ride in Birmingham

Bike riding has many benefits, from improving your fitness to saving money on travel. If you love riding your bike, you'll be spoilt for choice for cycle lanes and canal tow paths in Birmingham.

1) Cannon Hill Park

Cannon Hill Park is a great place to ride your bike and whilst you’re there you’ll see the mac, the nature centre and the boating lake. Stop for a drink at the park café too.

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2) Rea Valley Route

The Rea Valley route is great if you want a slightly longer ride. This route passes through Cannon Hill Park as well as following the tree lined paths, residential areas, towpaths and finally Kings Norton Park.

3) Birmingham and Fazeley canal route

Riding your bike through the Birmingham and Fazeley canal route is a great way to see some of the city’s attractions.

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4) Tame Valley Canal Route

The Tame Valley Canal Route goes past the Alexander Stadium. You can even stop off at the BMX track which is a short detour from this route.

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