Browse routes

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

  • National Route 764

    This route follows an old railway path - also known as the West Fife Way - from Clackmannan nr Alloa to Dunfermline, linking Routes 76 and 1.

  • National Route 765

    This route runs from nearby Stirling Railway Station (where it links with Route 76), past Stirling University, Dunblane, and to Doune. It follows quiet back roads and some more lengthy stretches of traffic free path.

  • National Route 766

    This route runs north from Kirkcaldy to Milldeans Wood north of Glenrothes, linking Route 76 and Route 1.

  • National Route 767

    This route, also known as the Devon Way, runs from Route 76 in the centre of Alloa along a railway path to the village of Dollar.

  • National Route 768

    This route runs from Route 76 on the outskirts of Tullibody to Alva. An extension to Tillicoultry is planned, where it will link with Route 767.

  • National Route 77

    National Route 77 of the National Cycle Network runs between Dundee and Pitlochry via Perth.

  • National Route 775

    This route runs northwards from Route 1 in Milnathort/Kinross to Perth where it links with Route 77. A route west to Lochearnhead is planned for future development.

  • National Route 776

    This route links Route 1 in Falkland with Route 777 in Newburgh.

  • National Route 777

    This route runs along the south side of the Tay Estuary, linking Route 776 in Newburgh with Route 1 at Newport-on-Tay.

  • National Route 78

    The Caledonia Way, National Route 78 of the National Cycle Network, runs from Campbeltown to Inverness - following Kintyre and the Great Glen, iconic features on any map of Scotland. It offers a variety of cycling, from challenging on-road hills to lengthy sections of traffic-free path through the spectacular scenery of the west coast of Scotland. 

  • National Route 780

    Route 780, 'The Hebridean Way', is a 150-mile on-road route through the remote and spectacular islands of the Outer Hebrides. Using ferries and causeways to hop between islands, this popular route begins on the Island of Vatersay and ends on the northernmost point at the Butt of Lewis.

  • The ‘Salmon Run’ starts at the junction with National Route 1 at the Tay Road Bridge in Dundee and follows National Route 77 westwards towards Pitlochry. 

  • The Border Loop cycle tour winds its way on quiet minor roads and tracks for 250 miles through the Scottish Borderland. Way marked for almost the entire route The Border Loop takes you through Kelso, Hawick, Peebles, Melrose, Duns, Eyemouth and Coldstream.

  • Starting in the ancient university town of St Andrews, the route follows National Route 1 on minor roads through rolling Fife countryside to the village of Strathkinness, before returning to St Andrews on traffic-free cycle path.

  • This is a beautiful flat, road ride around the Aberdeenshire countryside.

  • From Tayport a railway path follows the southern shore of the Firth of Tay to the Tay Road Bridge which is crossed using the elevated cycle path in the centre of the bridge. On the Dundee side of the bridge a lift takes you and your bike down to ground level and to the route through Dundee Docks (security pass required). The traffic-free shoreline promenade and quiet roads lead to Broughty Ferry and Broughty Castle.

  • The Dava Way path links the historic towns of Forres and Grantown-on-Spey. Almost all of the route follows the old Highland Railway line and is off road and safe from traffic. Along its length it passes through a pleasant mix of farmland, woodland and moorland. The Dava Way is a great off road cycling route. The surface is firm for most of the route but it is often rough and front suspension is definitely recommended.

  • The route travels along the former Formartine and Buchan railway in Aberdeenshire. This fairly level cycle path starts in Dyce and continues up to Maud where the route splits and you have the choice of taking a northern route to Fraserburgh or an eastern route to Peterhead.

  • Route 1 runs across the Shetland Isles from Sumburgh Head to the island of Unst, with numerous ‘braided’ routes giving a total distance of 136 miles.

  • This fantastic route stretches from the centre of historic Edinburgh, all the way to Falkirk, where you can experience the impressive Falkirk Wheel in action. 

  • This route links the Union Canal in Linlithgow with the Falkirk Wheel, which allows boats to be transferred to the Clye & Forth Canal.

  • The route starts in Linlithgow on the Union Canal close to the Railway Station and the Linlithgow Canal Centre. Beyond Linlithgow, the route is mainly rural following the towpath east along the northern bank of the canal, close by Niddry Castle, through Broxburn and over the Almond Aqueduct.

  • This gentle ride takes you between two fascinating places, there are no major climbs, and you can take the train back to your starting point.

  • The ride begins in central Edinburgh, travelling down the traffic-free route beside the Water of Leith, whose waters rise in the Pentland Hills and flow into the Firth of Forth at Leith. You'll travel down to Balerno High School, which can be reached via quiet roads from the stations at Curriehill or Kirknewton.

  • 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.