Lots of people give their time to help look after the National Cycle Network routes in their area. From regular route checks, to cleaning and replacing signs, to cutting back vegetation and picking up litter – the activities they carry out are vital in ensuring that the Network is safe for everyone to enjoy.
They are our eyes and ears on the National Cycle Network. As well as helping to promote Sustrans and inspire others to use their local routes, they also keep an eye out for bigger issues or hazards on the path so these can be repaired or removed.
We all lead busy lives. So if you’ve got a couple of minutes spare, there’s still loads you can do to look after your local route:
Many of our volunteers host regular task days to carry out bigger activities over a larger stretch of the National Cycle Network.
These task days are a great way to bring everyone together and have some fun whilst looking after the Network in your area. And you may even get a nice hot brew and a biscuit or two!
Got a few hours to spare and would like to help look after your local route? Check out our events section for a volunteer task day near you.
There are lots of great benefits to volunteering with Sustrans on the National Cycle Network.
Here are some of the top reasons volunteers’ have given for why they love volunteering on the National Cycle Network:
We’re always looking for an extra pair of helping hands and we’d love you to join us.
Got a couple of hours to spare? Join one of our volunteer task days on a National Cycle Network route near you.
Looking for something a bit more regular? Check out our volunteer vacancies for an opportunity near you.
Got a couple of hours to spare? Join one of our volunteer task days and help look after the National Cycle Network in your area.