GPS Cycle and Walking Routes



Welcome to GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

We now have nearly 1000 cycle routes on the site, covering the whole of the UK's National Cycle Network in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

There are also over 2000 walking routes including all of the National Trails, most of the UK's long distance trails, easy waterside routes on our Canal Walks, challenging climbs on our Mountain and Hill Walks and exhilirating cliff top trails on the Coastal Walks. You can also see a collection of walks in your area on the Walks Near Me page.

You can use the links below to view a list of cycle and walking routes organised by county. Each route is available for download in a number of different GPS formats with a google map and Ordnance Survey map accompanying 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


Cycle Routes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

WalesScotlandNorthern Ireland

National Parks & AONB Cycle Routes

Park/AONBPark/AONB
Brecon BeaconsCotswolds
Lake DistrictLoch Lomond
New ForestPeak District
South Downs

Latest Cycle Routes

Great Dun Fell11 miles (18 km)*****
Dyfnant Forest7 miles (11 km)**
Mastiles Lane6 miles (9.2 km)****
Greenhow Hill7 miles (11 km)*****
Grand Central Walk Rugby7 miles (11 km)*
Swindon21 miles (34 km)***

Walking Routes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

WalesScotlandNorthern Ireland

Rest of the World

Ireland

Latest Walking Routes

Ticknall Tramway Tunnel Walk5 miles (8 km)This walk explores the old Ticknall to Ashby tramway in Calke Park, Derbyshire. Theindustrial tramwayconnected the brickyards, lime quarries and lime yards of Ticknall to theAshby Canal. The horse drawn system operated from 1802 to 1913. Today part of the route makes for a nice leisurely walk or cycle.
Melbourne Hall and Pool2 miles (3.6 km)This circular walk explores the area to the south of the Derbyshire town of Mlebourne. It's a very pretty area with parkland and the popular Melbourne Pool to see.
Dean Clough Reservoir2 miles (3.4 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Great Harwood. It's a lovely peaceful spot with easy trails and lots of wildlife to look out for on the water. There's also some nice countryside and woodland footpaths surrounding the water. On the way look out for Pendle Hill which makes a splendid backdrop to the walk.
Ardsley Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This circular walk takes you around Ardsley Reservoir in East Ardsley, Leeds
Bolton Abbey7 miles (11.5 km)Explore the huge estate surrounding the ruins of this 12th-century Augustinianmonastery. There are miles of riverside walking trails to follow with the River Wharfe running through the estate. The paths take you to the Strid - here theRiver Wharfe becomes very narrow causing the water to rush with great force at this point. There are also colour coded nature trails taking you through ancient woodland and bluebells in spring.
Durleigh Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)This circular walk takes you around Durleigh Reservoir in Bridgwater, Somerset.
Lineover Wood1 miles (2.2 km)This wood near Cheltenham covers over 100 acres and has some nice walking trails to try. It sits in an elevated position above the town so there are some nice views over the Cotswolds countryside to the Malvern Hills. The area consists of limestone grassland and ancient woodland with lots of different types of flora and fauna to look out for. Trees at the site includeash,pedunculate oak,whitebeam,small-leaved limeandlarge-leaved lime(nationally rare). The understorey ishazel,field maple,hawthornand there arelime-lovingshrubs in particular areas.
Strines Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This walk visit Strines Reservoir in Bradfield Dale near the city of Sheffield.
Ramsden Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This walk visits Ramsden Reservoir near the Yorkshire town of Holmfirth
Launceston5 miles (8.5 km)This Cornish town sits on the border with Devon in the lovely Tamar Valley. Two excellent waymarked trails begin their journey in Launceston, in the shape of the Two Castles Trail and the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail. These are both great options for exploring the beautiful countryside surrounding the town.

Useful Links

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