Average cycling time: About 3 hours | Distance: About 14 km | Difficulty: Easy
From the centre of Yuen Long, this easy ride to the seaside at Tuen Mun offers an encounter with Hong Kong’s countryside and new towns, taking in the area’s cultural heritage on cycle tracks almost all the way.
Walk along Long Wo Road and arrive at Long Yip Street to join the cycle track in Yuen Long Town Centre.
Up a short, steep hill is this charming display of artefacts and information about local village culture. The Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum Heritage Trail Visitors Centre is housed in the Old Ping Shan Police Station, which was originally built in 1900.
Crossing via a footbridge, you can rest and refresh at the Tuen Mun Cycling Entry / Exit Hub.
Immerse yourself in local culture at the Hau Kok Tin Hau Temple and Fa Pau Exhibition Hall. Take in the rituals and scents of this ancient temple site at Tin Hau Temple Plaza, as worshippers pay respect to the popular sea goddess Tin Hau. You can also see the extravagant floral paper fa pau at the adjacent Fa Pau Exhibition Hall.
This dedicated cycling circuit, Wu Shan Recreation Playground, invites you to take a spin, as the beckoning sea air wafts through the trees.
There are vending machines and shops along the cycle track. Also, kiosks can be found in Wu Shan Recreation Playground and Butterfly Beach Park.
Beyond the delightful Butterfly Beach Park lie the sands and rolling waves of Butterfly Beach itself. After the scenic ride, return your bike at Wu Shan Recreation Playground.
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