Help us give the National Cycle Network a Great British Spring Clean

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We’re pledging to help Keep Britain Tidy by cleaning up 5,000 miles of the National Cycle Network. And we need your help.

Fill in our short form and pledge your time to clean up the National Cycle Network.

We want to clean up 5,000 traffic-free miles on the National Cycle Network between 28 May and 13 June.

And we need your help to make this happen.

Did you know that in just 20 minutes you could clean up one mile on the Network?

You can help us meet our goal today.


How you can help clean up your local route

You can do it solo or join up with your family to:

  • pick up litter
  • cut back vegetation
  • clean graffiti
  • give any grubby National Cycle Network signs you see a wipe down.


How you can get involved

Want to help us reach our pledge of clearing up 5,000 miles of the Network?

You just have to follow these easy steps.

1. Find your nearest traffic-free National Cycle Network route.

2. Fill in our quick online form with the amount of time you can give to clean up the Network. 

3. Head out to your local route and get cleaning.

4. Share your photos with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


Pledge your time today and help us reach our 5,000 mile goal.



Join the #GBSpringClean conversation

We'd love to see videos of you cleaning up the National Cycle Network. 

And we can't wait to see your before and after photos too.

Tag us on @Sustrans and use #LitterHeroes #MillionMileMission and #GBSpringClean.




Extra information you need to know

Keep Britain Tidy has lots of handy tips to support you when you’re carrying out your clean-up.

This includes information on where to get equipment and guidance on how to safely dispose of your litter.

Many local authorities are lending communities individual items or kit. Contact your local authority to find out how they can help.

And please remember to follow hygiene and social distancing measures when you're out on your Big Spring Clean.