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
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
Loch Morlich4 miles (6 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful lake in the Cairngorms. There is a good footpath running all the way around the water and through the surrounding forest. It's a popular, waymarked walk with ample parking at the visitor centre located at the north eastern end of the lake. There's much to enjoy with a beautiful, long beach, peaceful woodland trails and the wonderful backdrop of the Cairngorms mountains.
You can extend your walk by further exploring the surrounding Glenmore Forest Park.
Loch an Eilein4 miles (6.5 km)This popular circular walk in the Cairngorms takes you around the beautiful Loch an Eilein and the smaller Loch Gamhna. It's a beautiful and tranquil location with the still waters surrounded by stunning hills and mountains. The undulating footpaths around the lochs are generally very good and not challenging. There are sections near to the water and several delightful woodland trails through the surrounding Rothiemurchus Forest. Also of interest is ruinedisland castle and the visitor centre.
Parking is available at the northern end of the loch or you can catch the train to Aviemore which is a few miles north of the loch. If you're on a bike you can cycle from Aviemore train station along National Cycle Route 7 and a country lane near the Loch An Eilein Pottery to reach the loch.
Slimbridge Wetland Centre1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a stroll around this super nature reserve between Bristol and Gloucester. There are 120 acres to explore on good footpaths and boardwalks which pass over the lakes. The reserve boasts the largest collection of amphibians in the UK and the splendid Flamingo lagoon with theUK’s largest flock of flamingos. You can view the birds from a fantasic sunken observatory.
There is a well equipped bird hide and a wonderful rain garden which featured at the Chelsea Flower Show. You can also climb the Sloane Observation Tower for fantastic views of the Cotswolds and the River Severn.
The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal and the Severn Way pass the site so it's easy to continue your waterside walking in this lovely area.
Loch Kinord3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful loch and nature reserve in the Cairngorms. There is a waymarked trail taking you through the woodland and along the loch situated in the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve. The reserve is a wonderful place for flora and fauna with otters,goldeneye ducks, migratinggeeseand other wildfowl to look out for. There are also lots of interesting plants around the water includingwater lobelia,quillwortand shoreweed.
Guiting Power and Temple Guiting3 miles (5 km)This easy walk visits these two idyllic Cotswolds villages. It follows the Diamond Way through the countrsyide from Guiting Power to the nearby Temple Guiting. There's waterside paths along the Guiting Stream and a woodland section through Castlett Wood to enjoy. Both villages are also delightful. In Guiting Power there is a pretty village green and a Norman doorway to the church.
If you would like to continue you walking in the area then you could follow the Warden's Way to the Slaughters and Bourton on the Water which are both close by.

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

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