Route 65 takes you from the lovely seaside town of Hornsea to Middlesbrough via Hull, Selby, York and Easingwold. It’s a fantastic long-distance cycling challenge which takes you on an adventure through the beautiful landscapes of the north-west of England.

Route 65 of the National Cycle Network runs from the lovely seaside town of Hornsea to Middlesbrough. It also forms a part of the Trans Pennine Trail (east) cycle route between Selby and Hornsea. The route is fully open and signed.

Route 65 runs from Hornsea to Middlesbrough via Hull, Selby, York and Easingwold. The historic city of York is a wonderful place to visit, a city with Roman roots and a Viking past. While there you can admire its ancient walls and visit some of the local attractions such as York Art Gallery, the York Dungeon and, of course, York Minster.

Route 65 skirts the edge of the beautiful North York Moors National Park. This stunning upland area in North Yorkshire contains one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom and is a truly special place to visit.

From Selby to Hornsea, the route is part of the Trans Pennine Trail East. Selby is a great place to stop for a break. There is a fantastic abbey, built in 1069, which is well worth exploring.

Route 65 is a fantastic long-distance cycling adventure. It offers cycle tourers the opportunity to explore the beautiful landscapes of the north west of England.

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 to protect this route

Route 65 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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