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
Buckinghamshire24Cambridgeshire21
Cheshire35Cornwall32
County Durham23Cumbria30
Derbyshire32Devon36
Dorset30Essex27
Gloucestershire17Greater London33
Greater Manchester30Hampshire39
Hertfordshire20Isle of Wight2
Kent38Lancashire30
Leicestershire22Lincolnshire19
Merseyside10Norfolk23
Northamptonshire16Northumberland23
Nottinghamshire17Oxfordshire16
Shropshire18Somerset27
Staffordshire19Suffolk17
Surrey25Sussex27
Tyne and Wear18Warwickshire13
West Midlands13Wiltshire34
Worcestershire12Yorkshire64

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

Cycle Routes in Wales and Scotland
CountryNo. RoutesCountryNo. Routes
Wales79Scotland113

 Latest Cycle Routes
Wimbledon Common4 miles (6.5 km)
Wyre Forest7 miles (11 km)*
Wakerley Woods3 miles (5 km)*
Fineshade Woods5 miles (8 km)*
Salcey Forest4 miles (7 km)*
Richmond Park7 miles (11 km)*

Walking Routes by County/Region
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
Bedfordshire25Berkshire21
Buckinghamshire47Cambridgeshire24
Cheshire35Cornwall27
County Durham18Cumbria74
Derbyshire38Devon47
Dorset36Essex37
Gloucestershire49Greater London62
Greater Manchester40Hampshire51
Hertfordshire31Isle of Wight10
Kent60Lancashire39
Leicestershire20Lincolnshire24
Merseyside14Norfolk31
Northamptonshire28Northumberland18
Oxfordshire26Scotland93
Shropshire36Somerset42
Staffordshire25Suffolk31
Surrey39Sussex44
Wales104Warwickshire27
West Midlands16Wiltshire38
Worcestershire30Yorkshire102

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

 Latest Walking Routes
Malvern Hills8 miles (13 km)This walk takes you the full length of the Malvern Hills from End Hill in North Malvern to Chase End Hill at the southern end. The Hills divide the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire and are covered with numerous footpaths and bridleways.
The start point for the walk is the car park at North Malvern in the 19th centuryspa townofGreat Malvern. You then pass End Hill, Table Hill and Sugarloaf Hill on your way to Worcestershire Beacon. At 425 m (1,394ft) the Beacon is the highest point in the Malverns and offers fabulous views of Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, the Welsh Mountains and the Severn Valley.
You continue to Jubilee Hill, Black Hill and Herefordshire Beacon where you will find aBritish Iron Agehill fortearthwork and the British Camp reservoir. Next you come to Hangman's Hill, and Swinyard Hill before arriving at the interesting Midsummer Hill where you will find anIron Agehill fortwhich spans Midsummer Hill and Hollybush Hill. There are also splendid views of Eastnor Castle and lake.
The final section takes you over Raggedstone Hillto the finish point at the end of the range, known as End Hill.
It's a delightful walk on good footpaths with fabulous views throughout. Also look out for the springs and fountains dotted along the hills.
Worcestershire Beacon4 miles (6.5 km)This walk takes you to the high point of the Malvern Hills at Worcestershire Beacon.
Cadair Idris5 miles (8 km)The climb to the 893m (2,930ft) summit of Cadair Idris is one of the most popular walks in the Snowdonia National Park. This route follows the Minffordd Path and begins near the car park at Minffordd and the glacialTal-y-llyn Lake. You begin with a lovely woodland section before ascending towards the stunning Llyn Cau. This beautiful lake is surrounded by huge cliffs and is a breathtaking sight, particularly when viewed from above. You continue around the lake towards Penygadair- the highest point on the mountain. From here there are magnificent views of the Barmouth estuary, the Cambrian Mountains,the Brecon Beacons, the Rhinogs and the rest of Snowdonia National Park. You continue east to Mynydd Moel and descend towards Moelfryn, crossing the Nant Cadairbefore returning to the car park through the woodland.
Haughmond Hill3 miles (5.6 km)Enjoy a series of waymarked walking trails in this woodland area near Shrewsbury. There are four colour coded trails of varying lengths and difficulty.
The Bardon Geo Trail is waymarked with orange markers. It will take you to a viewpoint with wonderful views over the Shropshire countryside and the Rivern Severn.
The red waymakers will take you on Henry's Hike where you can enjoy excellent views of The Wrekin.
Wilfred's Walk follows blue markers on a four km circular tour of the area. It is named after Wilfred Owen the famous World War One poet who had links with the area.
There is also an easy access trail suitable for wheelchairs and buggies which is waymarked with yellow markers.
You will pass through mixed deciduous/coniferous woodland and visit an Iron Age enclosure and Haughmond quarry on the way. Look out for deer as you make your way through the woodland areas.
Parking is available on site but you could easily reach the forest by following the Shropshire Way along the River Severn from Shrewsbury if you wanted to come by foot. If you wanted to continue your walk you could visit the ruins of the nearby

Haughmond Abbey

and Haughmond Abbey Woods. You could also pick up the Severn Way and enjoy some riverside walking.
Brown Moss Nature Reserve1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a series of walking trails in this delightful nature reserve near Whitchurch. The site is 77 acres and includes marshes, pools, heathland and woodland. It's great for bird watching with woodpeckers, jays, Canada goose,mallardandgreat crested grebe regular visitors. Look out for froglets, dragonfliesand great crested newts around the wetland areas.


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



 
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