National Cycle Network

Join the millions of people who use the National Cycle Network every day.

2015 is a really important year for Sustrans - it marks the 20th anniversary of the National Cycle Network.
To celebrate, we want to say a big thank you to all the people who helped us develop it, to the thousands of volunteers who work to maintain it, and the millions of people who enjoy it every day.

cyclists in amazing landscape

Get out and explore the National Cycle Network! 
We've selected these themed routes to inspire you: 

kids and mum out cycling

Our online map is easy to use and shows all of the National Cycle Network routes.  Just type in where you'd like to go and we'll show you the best way to get there.   

A Sustrans map

Our range of maps and leaflets will help you make the most of your local Network and beyond. 

young girl in spring meadow

Get your wellies on, get out onto the National Cycle Network, and use our handy spotter guide to help you find wildlife you can’t see at any other time of year.
Get the spring spotter guide

National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a series of traffic-free paths and quiet, on-road cycling and walking routes, that connect to every major town and city. 

Discover the National Cycle Network

Whether you walk, cycle, run or ride a horse, there's plenty of oppurtunity for adventure and getting involved!

children cycling

Cycling is a great way to have fun as a family.  These rides on the Network are perfect because they have lots to things to see and do along the way. 

a group bike ride on the NCN

Every year our staff and vounteers organise lots of rides and walks on the National Cycle Network, all over the country.

volunteers on the NCN

Our volunteers work incredibly hard to keeping all routes and signage in tip top shape. If you’d like to help out, check out our volunteer vacancies in your area.

kids out on a bike ride

For every £1 you donate, we can unlock a further £50 of funding to build safe routes and campaign for better conditions for cyclists.