Chesterfield Cycle Festival 2024

All rides free!

This ten day celebration of cycling in Chesterfield will serve up a variety of events to coincide with National Bike Week. Accessible rides, bike workshops, a talk from a noted cyclist, a funday and a wide variety of friendly bike rides in and around town, everyone is sure to find something to their taste!

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What’s on?

Friday 7th June

Adapted Cycling in Queens Park a taster session for adults with disabilities and their carers. 13:00-15:00 at Queen’s Park Cricket Pavilion

Friday Night Ride: Chesterfield Parks starting at 18:30 outside the town hall

Saturday 8th June

Holmebrook Valley Park Cycle Funday between 11:00 and 15:00 by the pavilion. A ride up to the funday will leave Queen’s Park Cafe at about 11:00.

Sunday 9th June

Creswell Crags Women’s only ride sets off from Hollingwood Hub at 10:00

Art Trail ride leaves Queens Park Cafe at 13:30.

Dr Bike will be at Hollingwood Hub between 13:00 and 15:00 providing free bike checks, adjustments and repairs while you wait.

Monday 10th June

Avenue Works Grassmoor ride leaves Queen’s Park cafe at 18:30

Tuesday 11th June

Holymoorside pub ride will set off from Queen’s Park cafe at 18:30

Wednesday 12th June

The BMX ride will set off from Queen’s Park cafe at 18:00 (BMX not required).

Thursday 13th June

Emily Chappell‘s epic cycling journey will be in the Chesterfield Library Lecture Theatre at 18:30.

Friday 14th June

Triobikes in the park will be offering rides for everyone using the specially adapted trio bikes around queen’s park.

The Holmebrook chips ride will depart from the Queen’s Park cafe at 18:30

Saturday 15th June

The Happy Hens ride will leave Queen’s Park Cafe at 13:30

Our Cycling Conversations social at Brampton Brewery will start at 19:00

Sunday 16th June

The Bolsover trail explorer ride will start at 09:00 at Queen’s Park Cafe

About our events

  • More details and booking links can be found on each individual event page.
  • All rides are free to all, but you may want to buy food and refreshments.
  • Rides will generally proceed at an inclusive, steady pace, we’re not here to race or break records.
  • Rides will seek to use as much dedicated cycling infrastructure as possible but will use (mostly quiet) roads where necessary.
  • Please check the description of each ride
  • Experienced ride organisers will take part on each ride.
  • Children are very welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

For any further questions please get in touch via emailing us at or by our Facebook page.

The festival is supported by Derbyshire County Council’s Community Leadership Scheme.