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With hundreds of routes to choose from, the National Cycle Network is a great way to discover the UK. 

  • A spectacular coast to coast cycle route passing through both the red rose county of Lancashire and the white rose county of Yorkshire.

  • This ride is a 10 mile circular route for cyclists and walkers, using part of National Route 1 and the Norfolk Coast Cycleway.

  • From Cornwall to the River Avon the route takes you through the varied landscapes of the West Country.

  • The West Fife Way starts just to the north-east of Clackmannan and follows the course of the former Dunfermline to Alloa railway. Heading west on the cycleway, it’s an easy run to Dunfermline, with the option of diverting to the mountain bike tracks in Devilla Forest or onto minor roads to join National Route 76 along the coast of the Forth Estuary.

  • This delightful route alongside the Thames begins at Kingston station, from which you follow the signs to Hampton Court. Then you are away from the traffic, following a riverside path through the grounds of one of Britain's great historic palaces.

  • NCN 5, NCN 54

    A journey through rural and urban landscapes at the heart of England.

  • A wonderful route that uses an old railway line and takes you from Spofforth to Thorp Arch in Yorkshire.

  • This great route travels from Whitehaven and takes you to the edge of the Lake District National Park at Cleator Moor before finishing at Sheriff's Gate.

  • This route threads together a string of green spaces to create a pleasant, quiet trail between two of southwest London's major town centres, Wimbledon and Sutton. The green spaces are linked by quiet residential streets, so the route is perfect if you're new or returning to cycling and would like to practice some on-road riding as well as cycling in parks.

  • This is a delightful journey through the Cotswold countryside that starts in Witney and ends at the historic town of Northleach.

  • This route is relatively short, but walkers and cyclists will be able to take in some excellent sights of the Thames Flood Barrier and have the opportunity to explore the newly-restored Cutty Sark.

  • Travel between the fantastic, historic cities of Worcester and Droitwich Spa.

  • A great route through Cumbria, taking in a Nature Reserve, National Trust property, quaint villages and a brewery!

  • The Wykebeck Way is a well signed route that uses quiet roads, cycle tracks and parkland paths through the Wyke Beck Valley.

  • This beautiful ride starts from the historic and picturesque city of York, a must on most UK visitor's itineraries, and wends its way north towards the impressive Beningbrough Hall.

  • This stunning ride is perfect for families and those new to cycling. The route takes you south from the ancient walled city of York along the River Ouse and down a traffic-free converted railway path, passing historic parks, sculptures, bridges and the solar system! This route forms part of the Trans Pennine Trail.

  • This great route runs across the flat, arable landscape of the Vale of York to Ricall and onto Selby.

  • The route heads west from Beverley to Market Weighton and Pocklington, as far north as Malton, across to Bridlington in the east and then back through Driffield, passing through 47 East Riding towns and villages.