Cycle Routes and Walking Routes

Cycle Maps and Walking Maps

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 also come with a fantastic photgraphic aerial view of the route.

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Cycle Routes in England by County
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
Bedfordshire9Berkshire12
Buckinghamshire24Cambridgeshire21
Cheshire35Cornwall33
County Durham23Cumbria34
Derbyshire33Devon38
Dorset30Essex29
Gloucestershire17Greater London34
Greater Manchester30Hampshire39
Hertfordshire20Isle of Wight2
Kent38Lancashire32
Leicestershire23Lincolnshire19
Merseyside10Norfolk23
Northamptonshire16Northumberland25
Nottinghamshire18Oxfordshire16
Shropshire20Somerset28
Staffordshire19Suffolk17
Surrey25Sussex27
Tyne and Wear19Warwickshire14
West Midlands14Wiltshire34
Worcestershire12Yorkshire67

National Parks & AONB Cycle Rides
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds8Lake District19

Cycle Routes in Wales and Scotland
CountryNo. RoutesCountryNo. Routes
Wales84Scotland113

 Latest Cycle Routes
Chopwell Wood3 miles (5 km)**
Neath Canal3 miles (5 km)*
Swansea Canal4 miles (5.7 km)*
Cloud Trail13 miles (21 km)*
Bala Lake6 miles (9 km)**
Llyn Llech Owain2 miles (2.5 km)*

Walking Routes by County/Region
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
Bedfordshire25Berkshire23
Buckinghamshire48Cambridgeshire24
Cheshire37Cornwall31
County Durham23Cumbria86
Derbyshire44Devon59
Dorset41Essex39
Gloucestershire52Greater London63
Greater Manchester40Hampshire54
Hertfordshire31Isle of Wight11
Kent63Lancashire45
Leicestershire22Lincolnshire25
Merseyside15Norfolk31
Northamptonshire30Northumberland32
Oxfordshire26Scotland100
Shropshire38Somerset44
Staffordshire26Suffolk31
Surrey39Sussex51
Wales129Warwickshire31
West Midlands18Wiltshire38
Worcestershire30Yorkshire139

National Parks & AONB Walks
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds33Lake District66

 Latest Walking Routes
Chew Valley Lake1 miles (1.2 km)This walk follows the nature trail which runs along the side of this large lake in Chew Stoke.
Chambers Farm Wood5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a series of peaceful walking trails in this forest and nature reserve in Wragby. The peaceful medieval woodland contains ancient limes and is well known for its large numbers of butterflies.
There are three colour coded walking trails to try. Two are very easy walks on well surfaced paths which will suit all abilites. There is also a longer route which can be a bit muddy. It's a very tranquil place with a diversity of flora of fauna to look out for. Birdwatchers can look out for nuthatch, Woodlark, Buzzard, Hen harrier and green and great spotted woodpecker. There have also been 16 species of butterfly recorded.
The reserve is located about 10 miles east of Lincoln, not far from Horncastle.
Penllergare Valley Woods1 miles (2 km)Penllergare Valley Woods in Swansea is a wonderful place for walkers with miles of woodland trails, lakes, and beautiful waterfalls. Once the estate of botanistandpioneer photographerJohn Dillwyn Llewelyn, the woods have recently been restored by the Penllergare Trust. It's an enchanting place with terraces, waterfalls and cascades and the beautiful stone arched Llewelyn Bridge. There's good walking paths taking you along the river, around the upper and lower lake and through woodland and parkland. There are also good facilities with car parking and a coffee shop.
Loughrigg Tarn2 miles (3 km)This circular walk takes you to the lovely Loughrigg Tarn from Skelwith Bridge. The walk starts from the Skelwith Bridge Hotel and follows country lanes and footpaths around the pretty tarn. It's a fairly easy climb to the high point above the tarn with splendid views of the surrounding fells. It's a secluded peaceful spot which was a favourite of William Wordsworth.
It's possible to continue your walk north and climb to the top of Loughrigg Fell.
Loughrigg Fell2 miles (3 km)The climb to Loughrigg fell from Grasmere is a very popular one. It's a reasonably straightforward climb with wonderful views over Rydal Water and Grasmere Lake. The walk starts in the centre of Grasmere and follows country lanes and good footpaths to the 335m (1,099ft) summit. You start by following Red Bank road from Grasmere which runs around the western side of the lake before picking up a footpath to the summit which is effectivley a series of stone steps. The route also passes Loughrigg Terrace which is well worth a short detour. This level path affords wonderful views towards Helm Cragand the Fairfieldgroup and leads to the fascinating Loughrigg Caves.
From the Loughrigg Fell summit there are lovely views of Elterwater, Langdale, the Coniston Fells and Windermere. You will also find anOrdnance Surveytriangulation column beside a largecairn.
The fell is on the Windermere Way circular walk, so you can pick this up to extend your walk.


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



 
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