GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

National Cycle Route 24

78 miles (125 km)

National Cycle Route 24 runs from Bath to Eastleigh in Hampshire, for a distance of just under 80 miles.
Route highlights include the traffic free section at the start on the Two Tunnels Greenway and the Kennet and Avon Canal. You'll also pass the photogenic Dundas Aqueduct on the Colliers Way.
Towns on the route include Radstock, Frome, Warminster and Salisbury with its famous cathedral.
See the list below for a series of shorter rides along the route.
Scroll further down for a route video and the complete gpx file.

Cycle Routes along National Cycle Route 24

  • Two Tunnels Greenway - This is a super, shared cycling and walking path making use of a disused railway path through Bath and the surrounding countryside
  • Colliers Way - This shared cycling and walking path runs from the Dundas Aqueduct to Radstock and Frome
  • Bath to Frome - Travel to the eastern tip of the Mendip Hills on National Cycle routes 4, 24 and 48
  • Warminster to Frome - Follow National Cycle route 24 from Wiltshire into Somerset on this ride through the splendid Longleat Estate
  • Romsey to Andover - This route follows National Cycle route 24 and a long off road section along the Test Way from Romsey to Andover.
    You start at Romsey railway station and soon join the Test Way path which follows the River Test passing King's Somborne and Stockbridge
  • Romsey to Southampton - Follow NCN routes 24 and 23 through Hampshire on this short easy route
  • Salisbury to Romsey - Follow National Cycle route 24 from Wiltshire into Hampshire on this pleasant route
  • Salisbury to Warminster - This ride follows National Cycle route 24 along quiet country roads from Salisbury to Warminster.

National Cycle Route 24 OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

National Cycle Route 24 Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Photos

Long shot of the bench (OpenBenches 5829-2)

Two Tunnels Greenway in Bath near the start of the route

Dundas Aqueduct, Kennet and Avon Canal - geograph.org.uk - 2713

Dundas Aqueduct, Kennet and Avon Canal

Jericho Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 285613

Jericho Bridge. This bridge used to span the railway line from Radstock to Frome. The track has now been converted to the Colliers Way cycleway.

The Old Brewers - geograph.org.uk - 322593

The Old Brewers at East Dean. The road is part of the National Cycle network (Sustrans route 24)

Conduit Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 747819

Conduit Bridge. Crossing the Frome to Radstock railway. This part is disused though the rails are still in situ. The signpost tells us it is now part of Cycle Route 24.

Cycleway Route 24 - geograph.org.uk - 745563

Cycleway Route 24 - Colliers Way. The railway between Great Elm and Radstock is now disused though the rails are still in place.

View from the cycleway - geograph.org.uk - 747825

View from the cycleway Cycleway Route 24 passes behind the camera. A cornfield lies before us. We are looking south west toward the Mendips. Cranmore Tower is visible on the horizon, left of centre.

Salisbury , Salisbury Cathedral ^ Scenery - geograph.org.uk - 3106160

Salisbury Cathedral

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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