Cycle Routes and Walking Routes

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We now have over 600 cycle routes on the site, covering the whole of the UK's National Cycle Network in England, Scotland, and Wales

There is also a new walking routes section with all of the UK's National Trails - over 2500 miles of walking and cycling to enjoy

You can use the links below to view a list of created cycle routes organised by county. Each route is available for download in a number of different formats and a google map accompanies each route so you can see where you'll be heading.

Many of the routes follow the National Cycle Network (NCN) routes with the number of the route(s) followed specified in the description.

All the routes come with a fantastic photgraphic aerial view of the route with points of interest and photographs

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Cycle Routes in England by County
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
Bedfordshire9Berkshire12
Buckinghamshire23Cambridgeshire21
Cheshire35Cornwall32
County Durham23Cumbria30
Derbyshire32Devon36
Dorset30Essex27
Gloucestershire17Greater London31
Greater Manchester28Hampshire38
Hertfordshire20Isle of Wight2
Kent38Lancashire30
Leicestershire22Lincolnshire19
Merseyside10Norfolk23
Northamptonshire13Northumberland23
Nottinghamshire17Oxfordshire16
Shropshire18Somerset27
Staffordshire19Suffolk15
Surrey24Sussex27
Tyne and Wear18Warwickshire13
West Midlands13Wiltshire34
Worcestershire11Yorkshire64

National Parks & AONB Cycle Rides
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds8Lake District17

Cycle Routes in Wales and Scotland
CountryNo. RoutesCountryNo. Routes
Wales46Scotland58

 Latest Cycle Routes
Southwell Trail7 miles (11 km)*
Furzton Lake1 miles (2 km)*
Caldecotte Lake2 miles (2.5 km)*
Linford Lakes4 miles (6 km)*
Willen Lake2 miles (4 km)*
Wollaton Park4 miles (6 km)*

Walking Routes in England by County/Region
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
Bedfordshire25Berkshire18
Buckinghamshire44Cambridgeshire24
Cheshire35Cornwall27
County Durham18Cumbria74
Derbyshire37Devon47
Dorset35Essex37
Gloucestershire49Greater London60
Greater Manchester39Hampshire49
Hertfordshire30Isle of Wight10
Kent59Lancashire38
Leicestershire20Lincolnshire22
Merseyside14Norfolk30
Northamptonshire25Northumberland18
Oxfordshire26Scotland92
Shropshire27Somerset39
Staffordshire25Suffolk27
Surrey34Sussex43
Wales93Warwickshire27
West Midlands16Wiltshire38
Worcestershire26Yorkshire102

National Parks & AONB Walks
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds31Lake District60

 Latest Walking Routes
Poulter Country Park2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a walk around this pleasant country park in Nether Langwith. There are two waymarked trails taking you to the park's viewpoint and the nature reserve. The paths are well surfaced.
Adjacent to Poulter Country Park is Scarcliffe Park where you will find a series of lovely woodland walking trails.
Newstead Abbey6 miles (9 km)Explore the extensive parkland surrounding this former Augustinianpriory and home to Lord Byron.
This circular walk starts at the village of Linby and takes you to Papplewick Hall where you join the Robin Hood Way. This takes you north passing the Lower Lake before a woodland stretch through Abbey Wood. You then turn west, passing Newstead Abbey and the Upper Lake. You continue through farmland to Freckland Wood where you turn south and return to Linby.
The abbey grounds are truly beautiful with lakes, ponds, cascadesand the River Leen all major highlights. There are also a number of beautifully laid out gardens including a Japanese Garden, a Rose Garden, a Sub-Tropical Garden and a French Garden. Look out for wildlife that includes peacocks, swans and geese.
You can also tour the fascinating house which was originally founded as a monastery in the 12th century. You can find out all about the Abbey's early history by visiting the medieval cloisters, Chapter House (now the Chapel) and the collection of medieval stone carvings and manuscripts.
Lord Byron lived in the house in the early 19th century. You can view the Byron collection of objects, furniture, letters and manuscripts to gain an understanding of his time at Newstead.
If you would like to continue your walk you can head east along the Robin Hood Wayto the nearby Burntstump Country Park where you will find miles of peaceful woodland walks.
Burntstump Country Park2 miles (3 km)Explore open grassland, woodland and glade in this country park in Nottingham. In the park you will find peaceful woodland walking trails, an ornamental pond and the Burnstump Inn where you can enjoy refreshments. The pub overlooks the cricket field so it's a nice place to relax on match days.
The Robin Hood Way long distance walking trail runs through the park so there is the option of continuing your day out with a walk through Sherwood Forest. You could follow the trail to the nearby Bestwood Country Park where you will find 650 acres of parkland and lakes.
If you head a couple of miles north west along the Robin Hood Way you will soon come to Newstead Abbey. This former Augustinianpriory was also home to Lord Byron. The house is surrounded by acres of parkland, woodland, formal gardens and lakes.
Burntstump park is located close to both Nottingham and Mansfied.
Burgh Island1 miles (1.5 km)Visit this beautiful island off the south coast of Devon on this lovely coastal walk. Burgh Island is located just a few hundred metres from the small seaside village ofBigbury-on-Sea. You can walk to the island at low tide or catch the sea tractor which is run by the island's hotel.
On the island you will find three private houses, apublic house, the ruins of the former chapel and the restored 1920sArt Deco-style hotel. The island has a strong assocation with Agatha Christie,serving as the inspirational setting for bothTen Little Niggersand theHercule PoirotmysteryEvil Under the Sun with the 2002 TV adaptation of the book filmed here.
This walk starts at the car park on the sea front in Bigbury-on-Sea and walks out across the sands to the island. There are lovely walking trails taking you around the island with its beautiful coves, rocky outcrops and beaches. The view of the Devon coast and countryside is also marvellous.
Burgh Island is on the South West Coast Path so you can easily extend your walk by heading along this fantastic trail.
The Cobbler Mountain6 miles (9 km)The Cobbler or Ben Arthur is one of the most popular climbs in the highlands. At 884m (2,900ft) it is not the highest of the Arrochar Alps but is considered the most spectacular. It gets its name from the distinctive, large rocky summit which look like acobblerbending over hislast.
The walk begins at the car park at the eastern end of Loch Long near Arrochar. It then follows a well defined and partially waymarked path to the summit. The first section ascends through the woodland around Loch Long and climbs quite gently to the Narnain boulderswhich make a good resting point. You continue to a small Lochan where you turn left and ascend the stone steps. Shortly after you will come to the high point which requires turning right from the path. From here there are fabulous panoramic views across the Highlands, Loch Long, the Paps of Jura and Cuillins. The walk descends to rejoin the same path used for the ascent which you follow to the finish point.


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River Thames Walk and CycleInformation on walking and cycling on the Thames Path National Trail



 
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