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Challenge yourself

Cyclists at the beginning of the Coast to Coast C2C cycle ride

Coast to coast cycle routes

We've put together a list of coast to coast classic bike rides and some lesser known alternatives for you to discover on the National Cycle Network.

The iconic long distance rides that the National Cycle Network is famous for.

Cycling along Lon Las Cymru in North Wales

We’ve selected some of the most iconic challenging rides in Wales for you to take on in 2018.  

runners on the National Cycle Network

Here are some of our favourite running spots from around the country to get you inspired. With a variety of circular trips and traffic-free paths, there's a route for everybody.

cycling over a viaduct

Whether you are looking for dramatic and wild countryside or magnificent coastal views, we have a challenge ride for you.

Cyclist by Big Ben London

Read more about this fantastic long-distance route that connects two of the world’s most iconic cities, both famed for their culture, architecture and history.

cyclists on the coast

The coast is perfect for a cycle ride, the sea beside you with great views and very often mainly flat! Here's our favourite sections of the National Cycle Network that take you along some of Britain's best coastline.  

Bicycle rest on a bench with scenic view of Scotland behind

We’ve selected some of Scotland’s most iconic routes for you to consider in 2018.

Are you looking to challenge yourself on a long-distance bike ride? Here are top tips on how to make the most of life in the saddle.

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Land’s End to John o’Groats is an iconic long distance ride. It spans the length of mainland UK from the gorgeous beaches of Cornwall to the stunning countryside of northern Scotland.