Explore the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with Dedham Vale Cycle Hire from our base at Dedham Vale Vineyard. Route options from 15 - 45 miles using country lanes and bridleways as much as possible to navigate this scenic corner of Suffolk countryside.
A wonderful estuary and coastal route of 30 miles which takes you along the River Colne from the centre of Colchester out to the home of Native Oysters via: Castle Park, Wivenhoe, Brightlingsea (where you catch the harbour ferry) to Mersea Island.
Try Mahala's, The Company Shed or The Oyster Bar for the days freshly caught fish. Return via Abberton Reservoir and the villages of Birch and Layer.