The London borough of Lewisham is committed to making cycling a safe, enjoyable and practical method of transport in the borough. Anyone who lives, works or studies in the borough is entitled to the following free services (age limits apply):


Cycle Skills: One lesson available; over-18s only. Get tailored training at a level suited to your needs - choose from Basic (off-road environment), Urban (quiet local roads) or Advanced (complex junctions and busy roads).

Young people aged 13–17:
We offer one-to-one lessons with a qualified instructor.
These lessons are designed to give you the knowledge you need to start cycling to school.
Trainees must be accompanied by an adult aged over 18.

Please note that we are open for bookings for all Cycle Skills session. Between 8th and 28th March, we are only allowed to have one attendee per session. From 29th March onwards, we can have up to 3 riders again per session.

Book Basic Book Urban Book Advanced

Children's Holiday Group Cycle Training: For children aged 7 to 13; visit the Cycling page on the Lewisham Council website to register your interest

Schools Cycle Training for Years 5/6: For schools wishing to book a course, see more details and book here.

For any queries relating to the above training, please contact us.

For more information about cycling in Lewisham or other related enquiries, the following contact links may be useful:

Free copies of cycle maps detailing routes in Lewisham are available from the TFL website.