Route 53 of the National Cycle Network is a 15-mile stretch connecting the cathedral city of Peterborough to Orton Waterville.

The largely traffic-free route starts near the A1 before travelling into the residential area of Peterborough called Orton Waterville and past the Ortongate Shopping Centre. 

The route then travels through the residential area of Woodston and into the centre of Peterborough. Here the route links with Route 12 and also the Peterborough Green Wheel route - a network of routes in and around the city created as part of a Millennium project.

Please note

We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness.

However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes.

Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces.

Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.

Please help us protect this route

Route 53 is part of the National Cycle Network, cared for by Sustrans. Your donation today will help keep the Network safe and open for everyone to enjoy.

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