GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Cycling Links

Beginners Guide to CyclingHandy tips for anyone new to cycling
Better TransportOur vision is a country where communities have affordable transport that improves quality of life and protects the environment.
Bicycle Association of Great BritainThe Bicycle Association of Great Britain Limited is the national body representing the Bicycle Industry in the United Kingdom
BICYCLE HELMET RESEARCH FOUNDATION Lots of useful info on the safety aspects of cycling
Bicycle SafeSite shows you real ways you can get hit and real ways to avoid them.
Bicycle TutorSimple, easy to follow how-to videos for most maintenance tasks, delivered with a minimum of jargon
Bike BellesNew cycling site aimed specifically at female riders.
Bike Biz
Bike ClubEncourages young people to use cycling as a means of transport so they can take part in more activities beyond the school day
Bike for allExcellent resource with a wealth of cycling information and advice.
Bike Lane
Bike Ride.comLots of worlwide cycling information including news, holidays and events.
Bike Storage CompanyDefinitive Guide to Safer Cycling
BikeBudiIf you'd like some company on your cycle rides then let BikeBudi match you up with a cycling partner.
BikelyHas a great selection of worldwide routes including many in the UK
Bikes not BombsBikes Not Bombs promotes bicycle technology as a concrete alternative to war and environmental destruction.
Brecon Beacons National ParkOfficial site for this splendid National Park
Bridlewaysproviding an internet based directory of national routes suitable for horse riders
C2C guide Gives in depth information about this Sustrans route which crosses the country from Whitehaven on the west coast of Cumbria to the North East coast at Sunderland
Commuting By Bike: Safety Guide & TipsUseful article on bike travel and safety
Cotswolds CouncilInformation from the council for walkers and cyclists
CTCA wealth of cycling information on this great site
CTC Cycling HolidaysFantastic range of guided well organised holidays in Europe. The trips are graded so you can pick a lung buster or a cruisy few days depending on your preference.
CTC MapsGood collection of maps and routes plus a directory of bike friendly accommodation. Need to become a member for full access.
cycle-routes.orgGreat guide to some of the best national cycle network routes with detailed guides, accommodation tips and photos.
Cycle BreaksCycle Breaks offer self guided cycling holidays in UK, France, Italy and Austria.
Cycle City GuidesMaps and guides for the UK
Cycle Journey PlannerHandy route planner with maps
Cycle n' SleepRoute information with cycle friendly accomodation guide.
Cycle NationThe Cycle Campaign Network is the UK national federation of cycle campaign groups, supporting cycling locally, regionally, nationally and in Europe
Cycle SchemeTax free bikes for work
Cycle SidewaysCycle Touring Guide to Wales & the Welsh Borders in England, UK
Cycle StreetsSplendid online cycle journey planner
Cycle TrainingCycle Training UK (CTUK) is the biggest independent provider of on-road cycle training in the country.
CycleRoutesUKGreat collection of UK circular routes with maps and profiles. Also check out the cycle forum
Cycling for funNice looking site with a wealth of cycling info
Cycling ProjectsPromotes cycling in the north west. Also has details of local rides.
Cycling WeeklyMasses of information in this cycling magazine
Department for TransportGovernment site with a wealth of useful information
Discovery TravelLots of great cycling and walking holidays in Europe
English Partnerships
European Cyclists FederationSince our foundation in 1983, ECF has had one goal: To promote cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transportation and recreation.
Forestry CommissionA number of short rides through Grizedale Forest in the Lake District
GPX Exchange FormatDetails on GPX (the GPS Exchange Format)
Head Injury Prevention Guide
I'd Rather CycleLots of up to date cycling news and info for the UK
Images of EnglandPhotographic library of Englandís listed buildings, recorded at the turn of the 21st century
International Bicycle FundPromotes bicycle transportation worldwide, especially in less developed areas.† Activities include: urban planning, rural mobility, economic development, safety education, environmental quality and responsible tourism program.
International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA)The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers worldwide.
Less Traffic
Life Cycle UKLife Cycle UK is a unique charity that helps people take up cycling
Muddy Bikesthe website dedicated to mountain biking
National Bike WeekAll the information you need on this event
National ParksPortal for all of the UK's National Parks
North Sea Cycle RouteThe North Sea Cycle Route is a 6.000 km chain of exciting experiences waiting for the cycling tourist.†It crosses Belgium | Denmark | England | Germany | Norway | Scotland | Sweden | The Netherlands.
Pembrokeshire Coast PathOfficial site for the National Park
Phil's GPS Mountain ResourcesGreat walking route site with many free routes in GPS format.
Pictures of EnglandGreat site with a wealth of information on the country and it's heritage
Play England
Red SpokesRed Spokes Adventure Tours specialise in bicycle holidays, taking small groups of cyclists to the more remote and spectacular regions of the world
Road Cycling UKCycling news and bike reviews
Road Safety Officers Association
Rough Stuff FellowshipFormed by cyclists who wanted to get away from roads and cycle off-road on tracks, and byways.
Should you wear a helmetUseful article on cycle safety
South Downs National ParkOfficial site for this splendid area
Sport EnglandA wealth of sporting information for the country
Stop at RedStopatred is a campaign to improve the status of cycling in the eyes of the public and policy-makers alike, and to tackle the attitudes of those cyclists whose behaviour perpetuates the image of cyclists as a low-status social 'out-group' on wheels.
Stop Climate ChaosThe UK’s largest group of people dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities.
SustransHome of the National Cycle Network. Exclellent resource with route maps and online shop.
Tandem Club UKThe Tandem Club was formed in the UK in 1971 primarily to provide otherwise unobtainable spare parts and technical advice on how to maintain the older machines
The Bike ShowThe Bike Show is a weekly radio show about cycling. It is broadcast in central London on radio art station Resonance 104.4fm.
The Carter CompanyAuthentic travels by bike and on foot in the UK, France, Italy, Holland, Austria, Greece, Spain and the Baltics
the cycling expertsInformation on bike shops and a handy cycling journey planner
The National BywayThe National Byway is a 3,300-mile (5,311 km.) sign-posted cycling route round England and parts of Scotland and Wales. The project was developed out of the desire to make a contribution towards a lasting change in the quality of U.K. life
The Trans Pennine TrailA great guide to this spectacular trail
Tweed RunA metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of style
Visit East of EnglandA wealth of information on places to visit in the East of the country
Wales TrailsCycle trails in Wales
Wheel AleCool website that gives contributors bike routes but also recommends some really good places to refresh and recharge at
Wodland TrustWe want to see a country rich in native woods and trees enjoyed and valued by everyone