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 Durham23Cumbria34
Gloucestershire17Greater London34
Greater Manchester30Hampshire39
Hertfordshire20Isle of Wight2
Tyne and Wear18Warwickshire13
West Midlands13Wiltshire34

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

Cycle Routes in Wales and Scotland
CountryNo. RoutesCountryNo. Routes

 Latest Cycle Routes
Roundhay Park2 miles (2.5 km)
Marsh Farm Country Park4 miles (6 km)
Gisburn Forest4 miles (6.5 km)**
Wharncliffe Woods9 miles (15 km)**
Wandle Trail11 miles (18.5 km)*
Hartside Pass16 miles (26 km)*****

Walking Routes by County/Region
CountyNo. RoutesCountyNo. Routes
County Durham23Cumbria79
Gloucestershire51Greater London62
Greater Manchester40Hampshire54
Hertfordshire31Isle of Wight10
West Midlands17Wiltshire38

National Parks & AONB Walks
Park/AONBNo. RoutesPark/AONBNo. Routes
Cotswolds33Lake District60

 Latest Walking Routes
Rivacre Valley Country Park2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy woodland walking trails and beautiful meadows in this country park and nature reserve in Ellesmere Port. In the spring there are carpets of bluebells and bright yellow celandines to enjoy. You can also stroll along the Rivacre Brook and look out for a variety of wildlife.
There is parking on site and Overpool rail station is not far too.
If you would like to continue your walking in the area then you could pick up the Wirral Way and head to the nearby Wirral Country Park.
Sledmere House3 miles (5 km)Explore the beautiful Capability Brown designed park surrounding this fine Georgiancountry house near Driffield. Well laid out footpaths take you through woodland, parkland and gardens. In the walled garden you can see 30,000 tulips while in the grounds there's red deer, yew topiary and a ha ha. There is also aknot garden and a paved sculpture court. It's a fabulous place for a peaceful stroll with 960 acres of parkland to explore.
You can also tour the house with its fine rooms, paintings and furniture.
Bempton Cliffs7 miles (12 km)Bempton Cliffs RSPB Nature Reserve is considered the best place in England to watch seabirds. Start species include Puffins, Gannets, Kittiwakes, Guillemots and Razorbills. In the summer months it is a spectacular sight with hundreds of thousands of birds around the cliffs. The RSPB have created several cliff-edge viewing platforms from which to observe the action.
This walk starts at the reserve car park and heads along the coast in an easterly direction before turning back and heading west towards Buckton Cliffs. A lovely footpath then heads away from the coast and into the countryside towards Bempton. A country lane from Bempton then takes you back to the car park. As such the walk provides both great coastal scenery and views of the North York Moors countryside.
You can easily continue your walk along the East Riding Heritage Way towards the wonderful Flamborough Head.
Flamborough Head7 miles (12 km)Enjoy some spectacular coastal views on this walk along Flamborough Head in the North York Moors. On the walk you'll pass towering white chalk cliffs, coves, caves, pretty bays and the oldest surviving lighthouse in Britain. The area is also designated as a nature reserve so look out for large seabird colonies including auks, gannets and gulls. In summer you may also see fulmars, herring gulls, kittiwakes, guillemots, razorbills and puffins. In the Holmes area there are also interesting plants and flowers which attract a variety of butterflies.
This walk starts at the village of Flamborough and picks up a footpath south to the coast. You then head along the coast passing Cross Bow Hill and a radio station beacon. You continue past Selwicks Bay to Thornwick Bay before returning to Flamborough via another countryside footpath.
The East Riding Heritage Way passes through Flamborough Head so you could continue along this path to the nearby Bempton Cliffs where you can see more seabirds.
Y Garn4 miles (7 km)Enjoy breathtaking views over the Snowdonia National Park on this challenging climb to the 947m (3,107ft) summit of Y Garn.
The walk starts at the car park at the western end of Llyn Ogwen and climbs to the wonderful natural amphitheatre of Cwm Idwal. In aRadio Times poll in 2005, Cwm Idwal was ranked the 7th greatest natural wonder in Britain. You pass along the beautiful clear waters of Llyn Idwal before climbing towards Pinnacle Crag. You continue to the summit with views Llyn Clyd and the Ogwen Valley. The route then descends towards the Devil's Kitchen and Cwm Idwal before returning to the the car park.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could try the challenging Tryfan mountain.

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

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