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Make the most of the lucrative cycling market

Visitor interest in cycling is booming across Scotland. This is in part due to the successful 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships that took place in Glasgow and venues across Scotland.

A little investment can go a long way for this market. Grow your business and help cement Scotland as one of the world's leading cycling break destinations.

This page will give you advice on how to engage with this vibrant and rapidly growing market. Read on for information and advice on:

  • the scale of the cycling tourism opportunity
  • advice on how best to reach new cycling visitors
  • useful resources to get you started
Three cyclists look out over the countryside of the Scottish Borders

Useful resources

We want to help your visitors to plan their ideal cycling experience. You can use this helpful list of resources to find information on cycling routes and trails, local bike hire, and public transport options.

Cycling routes and trails

Getting your bike around Scotland

Hiring a bike