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
County Durham24Cumbria34
Gloucestershire18Greater London36
Greater Manchester30Hampshire39
Hertfordshire20Isle of Wight2
Tyne and Wear19Warwickshire15
West Midlands15Wiltshire34

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

Cycle Routes in Wales and Scotland
CountryNo. RoutesCountryNo. Routes

 Latest Cycle Routes
Leigh Woods2 miles (3 km)*
Tunstall Reservoir2 miles (3 km)*
Alton Water7 miles (11 km)*
Thornton Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)*
Llyn Clywedog4 miles (7 km)*
Linacre Reservoirs2 miles (3 km)*

Walking Routes by County/Region
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
County Durham26Cumbria98
Gloucestershire53Greater London66
Greater Manchester40Hampshire54
Hertfordshire31Isle of Wight11
West Midlands19Wiltshire38

National Parks & AONB Walks
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds33Lake District78

 Latest Walking Routes
Cresswell Crags1 miles (1.5 km)This walk takes you around this fascinating limestonegorge in Derbyshire. There's a lovely waterside footpath running along Crags Lake with views of the surrounding caves and cliffs. It's a well surfaced trail taking you up close to the remarkable geological features in the park. There is an excellent visitor centre with a museum detailing the history of the caves and fissures. You can see bones oflynx, beaver and wild pig dating from the last Ice Age 9,500 years ago.
If you'd like to extend your walk you could pick up the Robin Hood Way which runs through the park.
Black Rocks Cromford4 miles (6 km)This circular walk visits Black Rocks in the Peak District National Park. The rocks are a striking gritstone outcrop surrounded by the woodland of Cromford Moor. There are wonderful views of the Derwent Valley from the rocks which are in an elevated position above the town of Cromford.
The walk starts by the Cromford Canal and follows the High Peak Trail to Black Rocks. You then head across Cromford Moor with its woodland trails and heather moorland.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area you could enjoy a waterside walk along the Cromford Canal.
Alport Castles10 miles (16 km)This walk visits this extraordinary geological feature in the Peak District National Park. Alport Castles is a spectacular formation of rocks formed from numerous landslides over a period of time. The largest of these, resembles a full-scalemotte and baileycastle. It's a fabulous sight and is surrounded by some stunning Peak District scenery. Bird watchers can look out for peregrine falconsnesting on the crags.
This circular walk starts at the parking area at the northern end of Ladybower Reservoir. You then follow a footpath along Derwent Reservoir and Howden Reservoir, passing through woodland with views of the impressive Howden Dam on the way. The walk then climbs away from the reservoir towards Alport Castles. Here you can enjoy wonderful views over the River Alportand Alport Dale. The walk then descends to Hagg Side woodland before returning to Ladybower Reservoir.
Peveril Castle4 miles (7 km)This ruined medieval castle in the Peak District has an amazing history stretching back to the Norman Conquestof 1066. This circular walk uses the Limestone Way and other public footpaths to take you around the castle ruins from the village of Castleton. There's some wonderful Peak District Scenery to enjoy and you will also pass the fascinating Peak Cavern. You can tour the cave to see unusual rock formations, and hear the eerie sound of the running waters. Peak Cavern hasthe largest natural cave entrance in the British Isles.
If you'd like to extend your walk you could climb to the spectacular Winnats Pass and on to Mam Tor.
Winnats Pass5 miles (7.5 km)This challenging circular walk in the Peak District takes you through this spectacular pass. The walk starts at the village of Castleton and climbs through Winnats Pass with its toweringlimestonepinnacles. It's a wonderful geological feature and worth the steep climb. On the way you'll pass Speedwell Cavern where you can take an amazing underground boat trip 450m under the Hills of Castleton.
The walk makes use of the Limestone Way to return to Castleton, passing Cave Dale and the fascinating Mam Tor, Limestone Way. This ruined medieval castle has an amazing history stretching back to the Norman Conquestof 1066.
The walk can be extended to visit the nearby Mam Tor.

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

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