Foodie rides

Bicycle parked outside of vegan restaurant 'Down the Hatch' in Liverpool

12 of our favourite vegan-friendly restaurants on the National Cycle Network

We've put together a list of Sustrans staff recommended vegan-friendly eateries on the National Cycle Network that are guaranteed to tickle your taste buds.

The UK has some fine culinary treats to offer, as well as fantastic places to visit. Why not combine the two by visiting these famous homes to some of the best British food there is. 

Photo of bicycle outside entrance of The Magdalen Arms restaurant and pub | Photo credit: Lisa Made It ©2018

We've asked our teams across the country for their recommended places to stop and eat on the Network (extra gravy and potatoes are always optional).

couple sits outside cafe drinking tea

Finishing a walk or cycle and sitting in a garden, enjoying a cup of tea and a cake can be a great incentive to get out of the house. Here are our top 10 tea gardens, all within walking or cycling distance from the National Cycle Network. 

whiskey bottles

If you're a connoisseur of whisky why not visit some of the fine distilleries listed below and sample them straight from the source.

On a coastal bike ride, ordering fresh fish and chips and settling down on a beach is one of life's greaty enjoyments. We've listed our favourite fish and chip spots along the National Cycle Network.  

Barista prepares a coffee

Taking a pit-stop along the way can be a life saver on a bike ride. Whether it's a coffee and cake or bicycle advice that you're after, these cycle cafés are the best there is near to the National Cycle Network.

We've asked our teams across the UK to give us the scoop on their favourite ice cream shops on or near to the National Cycle Network.