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, Scotland, and Wales

There are also over 1000 walking routes including all of the national trails and most of the UK's long distance trails.

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 and Scotland

WalesScotland

National Parks & AONB Cycle Routes

Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Brecon Beacons12Cotswolds11
Lake District19New Forest8
Peak District24South Downs12

Latest Cycle Routes

Slalely Forest7 miles (12 km)**
Gwydyr Forest7 miles (11.2 km)***
Llyn Trawsfynydd8 miles (12.5 km)***
Clocaenog Forest3 miles (5 km)**
Savernake Forest6 miles (9.5 km)**
Delamere Forest3 miles (5 km)**

Walking Routes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

WalesScotlandNorthern Ireland

Latest Walking Routes

Forest of Bere West Walk3 miles (4.8 km)Explore the West Walk section of the Forest of Bere on this woodland route near Portsmouth. There's waymarked walking trails and other paths suitable for cycling.
For example you can try the Forest of Bere Trail which follows waymarked woodland paths to the ponds where you can look out for lots of wildlife. In the spring months you can also see the pretty bluebells.
Hayling Island10 miles (16 km)Enjoy a coastal walk around the southern part of Hayling Island on this circular route. The walk visits Sinah Common, Ferry Point, South Hayling, Eaststoke Beach and the Sandy Point Nature Reserve. There's lovely views over Hayling Bay, sand dunes and a series of nice beaches to enjoy.
Start the walk from the car park by the lake on Sinah Common. Follow the paths west past Sinah Lake to Ferry Point, the westernmosttip of Hayling Island. Here you can catch a passenger ferrytoEastneyinPortsmouth.
Elements of World War 2 gun batteries and pill boxes can be seen on the common and there are nice views to Portsdown HillandButser Hill from Ferry Point. The area also includes the Kench, a small bay which is also a designated nature reserve.
After rounding the point you head south and follow the beach east through South Hayling to Eaststoke. At the eastern tip you will pass Sandy Point Nature Reserve where there's lots of wildlife to look out for and great views across to the Witterings and Selsey Bill on a clear day.
The walk then heads up to Black Point and then past the Sparkes Marina before following the coastal road back to the car park.
Farlington Marshes3 miles (4.8 km)Explore this lovely coastal nature reserve on this walk on Portsea Island near Portsmouth. Habitats include wetlands, reedbeds, streams, a lake and fields with grazing cattle.
There's nice footpaths to follow around the site with great views over Langstone Harbour and lots of birdlife to look out for. Keep your eyes peeled for geese, wigeons, teals, avocets, redshanks, dunlins and short eared owls.
Much Wenlock6 miles (9.5 km)A circular walk around the Shropshire town of Much Wenlock, visiting the Wenlock Priory before exploring the surrounding countryside. There's nice views of the Shropshire hills including the famous Wrekin.
Starting in the centre of the town the walk picks up the Shropshire Way long distance trail and follows it to the nearby Wenlock Priory. The fascinating site includes the atmospheric ruins of the 12th century St Milburga's Priory and some fine topiary in the surrounding grounds. It is run by English Heritage who charge a reasonable fee for entry. This gives you access to the Norman Chapter House with its elaborate stone carvings and the cloister garden. Here you'll find a huge lavabo (water vessel) with 12th-century carvings and some attractive topiary.
After exploring the priory the route then picks up public footpaths to take you east, towards ArlescottFarm. Here you can see the humps and hollows of the lostmedieval villageofArlescott.
The route then turns left to pick up a section of the Jack Mytton Way to Wyke Farm. Here you turn west and follow the trail along a country lane to Bradley Farm where you turn south to return to the town.
Pontesbury and Pontesford Hill3 miles (5.4 km)This circular walk from the village of Pontesbury climbs to Earl's Hill and Pontesford Hill for lovely views over the Shropshire countryside. There's much to enjoy with woodland trails, an Iron Age Hillfort and a variety of flora and fauna in the nature reserve area. Look out for the pretty bluebells in the woodland area during the spring months. In the summer you can see orange tip butterflies fluttering around the many wildflowers.
The walk starts off from the centre of Pontesbury and heads east to the wooded area just to the north of the hills. You then follow the trails south to Pontesford Hill and Earl's Hill, which stands at a height of 320m (1049ft). Here you'll find a triangulation pillar, far reaching views over the Shropshire Hills and an Iron Age Hillfort dating from 600BC.
After taking in the views you descend south to pick up the Marches Way trail. You can then follow this back through the woods towards the village.

Useful Links

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