National Cycle Network

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

The National Cycle Network, Sustrans

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.
The Network passes within a mile of half of all UK homes and stretches over 14,000 miles across the UK. 

children walking on the National Cycle Network

All the information you need to enjoy using the National Cycle Network, inlcuding:

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. 

Discover the National Cycle Network

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

a family out on a bike ride

If you want to explore some of the UK's cities then these rides are just for you.

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.