Urban adventures

Couple riding along canal towpath

Routes in and around cities

If you want to explore some of the UK's best cities then these rides are just for you. From the hustle and bustle of city centres to the tranquil green spaces just outside them, these routes showcase the diversity, culture and beauty of our great urban environments.

Walking or cycling on the National Cycle Network is a great way to explore and discover London. 

Bikes parked on bench outside castle

Fancy travelling back in time? Then these routes are for you. Taking you through the fabulous history and heritage of the UK, these rides have it all - from castles and stately homes to quaint villages and Roman ruins.

Couple visiting tourist attraction

Sustrans' National Cycle Network takes you past many of the UK's best museums and galleries.  We have picked some of our favourites to visit by bike. 

A child and adult cycling along a cycle path in Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh by bike, using a series of free Sustrans Scotland maps that highlight some of the many traffic-free paths across the city.

Discover the National Cycle Network

Whether you walk, cycle, run or ride a horse, there's plenty of opportunity for adventure and getting involved!

children cycling

Cycling is a great way to have fun as a family and these routes have lots of things to see and do along the way.

cyclist admiring route view

Love the National Cycle Network? Sponsor your favourite mile and help us keep it in top condition.

Check out our volunteer vacancies in your area.

kids out on a bike ride

Your donations will help maintain the National Cycle Network and provide safer routes for everyone to enjoy.