Routes for families

Adult and child on bikes
Girl on bike
Family together cycling

Traffic free family rides

These rides are fun for all the family. Not only are they traffic free, but they have lots to see and do along the way and take in some of the best countryside in the UK.

Group of cyclists at the Big Pit Coal mining museum

There are so many fantastic attractions that the National Cycle Network can take you to. Our suggested rides give you a flavour of some of the best - from the Big Pit Coalmining Museum in Blaenavon to the Eden Project in Cornwall. 

family riding along the coast

Children and adults will both love to cycle along these fantastic routes. Offering brilliant views out over the sea, we have chosen routes that are largely traffic free and offer a range of things to see and do.

Group of children running in a field

These great routes are perfect for little legs. Not only are they relatively short but they end at fun places to play.

Picnic and cycle

The National Cycle Network takes you through some of the best parks in the UK. Enjoying these green spaces has never been easier, so pack a picnic and go exploring.

Bikes next to a tent

Go on a cycling adventure together this year with these great routes to campsites.

Cyclist on a traffic free path

Check out these great short rides under 30 miles.

Discover the National Cycle Network

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

children cycling

Cycling is a great way to have fun as a family and these rides have lots of things to see and do along the way. 

Find out about the fantastic artwork we have on the National Cycle Network and where you can spot it.

volunteers on the NCN

Check out our volunteer vacancies in your area.

kids out on a bike ride

Your donations will help maintain the National Cycle Network and provide safer routes for everyone to enjoy.