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

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Cycle Routes in England by County
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
County Durham24Cumbria34
Gloucestershire20Greater London36
Greater Manchester31Hampshire40
Hertfordshire20Isle of Wight2
Tyne and Wear19Warwickshire15
West Midlands15Wiltshire34

National Parks & AONB Cycle Rides
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds10Lake District19

Cycle Routes in Wales and Scotland
CountryNo. RoutesCountryNo. Routes

 Latest Cycle Routes
Gloucester and Sharpness Canal16 miles (26 km)*
Lanhydrock2 miles (4 km)*
Pittville Park1 miles (2 km)*
Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal37 miles (60 km)*
Abergavenny Castle Meadows and Linda Vista Gardens1 miles (2 km)*
Taf Fechan Forest6 miles (9 km)*

Walking Routes by County/Region
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
County Durham26Cumbria98
Gloucestershire66Greater London66
Greater Manchester41Hampshire68
Hertfordshire31Isle of Wight11
West Midlands19Wiltshire39

National Parks & AONB Walks
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds48Lake District78

 Latest Walking Routes
Coire an t-Sneachda3 miles (5.5 km)Follow a good path to this stunning glacialcorrie in the Cairngorms. You start off from the Cairngorm Ski Centre car park and soon pick up the well maintained path to this spectacular corrie. As you climb you will see wonderful views of the Rothiemurchus Forest andLoch Morlich while crossing pretty streams on huge stepping stones. The surrounding glacial cliffs and huge boulders add to the dramatic nature of this stunning area. In the colder months you may see ice climbers attempting Magic Crack.
The climb to Cairn Gorm also starts from the same car park so you can continue your walking in the area on this path.
Corrie Fee Nature Reserve5 miles (8 km)Explore this beautiful natural amphitheatrecreated by a huge glacier thousands of years ago. The walk begins at the Glen Doll car park, Glen Clova. You then pick up a good footpath heading towards Corrie Fee through Glendoll Forest. The route crosses White Water and follows the pretty Fee Burn into the nature reserve. It's a stunning site with the magnificent bowl shaped valley backed by a large waterfall. There's also beautiful alpine flowers and rare mountain willows clinging to the steep crags. It's wonderful for wildlife too with golden eagles and peregrines visitors to the area.
It's easy to extend your walk on one of the many trails in Glen Doll Forest. One good option is to continue along the lovely White Water where it branches off to the north west at around the half way point of the route. You can then follow Jock's Road up to Crow Craigies.
Cairn Gorm3 miles (5.5 km)This walk follows the signed 'Windy Ridge Path' from the Cairngorm Ski Centre car park to the summit of the mountain. At 1245metres (4084ft) Cairn Gorm is the sixth highest mountain in theUnited Kingdom. The route passes the Ptarmigan Restaurant, the highest restaurant in the UK. It is located at the Ptarmigan Train Station of the CairnGorm Mountain railway. It's just over half way from the summit so it's a great place to stop for refreshments and enjoy wonderful views of Loch Morlich, theRothiemurchus Forest, Ben Nevis and Ben Hope. You continue to the summit where you will find a cairn and a weather station building. The views of the surrounding area are truly wonderful.
You descend via the same path with the option of catching the funicularrailway back to the base at Ptarmigan.
The Coire an t-Sneachda walk starts from the same car park so if you'd like to continue your walking in the area then this is a great option.
Craigellachie Nature Reserve4 miles (6 km)This large nature reserve in Aviemore has a number of splendid walking trails to try. In the reserve you can enjoy several small lochs, woodland trails and stunning views of the Cairngorms. You can follow the easier waymarked trails around the lochs before climbing to wonderful viewpoints. From here there are great views over Aviemore and towards Cairn Gorm. The area is also good for wildlife watching - look out for peregrine falcons on the rocky crags. The reserve is easy to reach, located close to the centre of Aviemore and the train station.
Loch Garten2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you around the beautiful Loch Garten RSPB Nature Reserve and also visits the nearby Loch Mallachie in the Cairngorms.
You start at the Loch Garten Osprey Centre at the north eastern side of the loch. Here you can observe the birds nesting in the Caledonian pineforest, visit the excellent visitor centre and view the birds on the live CCTV camera. There are a number of splendid nature trails to follow through the forest and along the pretty loch. Look out for wildlife which includes red squirrels, dragonflies, crested tits and, in early spring, the capercaillie. The walk continues on woodland trails to the smaller, but still delightful, Loch Mallachie. It's a glorious area with the Cairngorms mountains making a splendid backdrop.
The Speyside Way passes nearby so you can pick this up if you would like to extend your walk.

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

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