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

  • National Route 62

    National Route 62 connects Fleetwood on the Fylde region of Lancashire with Selby in North Yorkshire. It forms the west and central sections of The Trans Pennine Trail which is a long-distance path running from coast to coast across northern England.
    Please Note: Diversions on route, see below

  • National Route 65

    National Route 65 of the National Cycle Network runs from Hornsea to Middlesbrough and also forms a part of the Trans Pennine Trail (east) cycle route between Selby and Hornsea. The route is fully open and signed.

  • National Route 656

    Route 656 takes you on a strenuous journey through the North York Moors. 

  • National Route 657

    Route 657 offers an alternative to following Route 65, which travels near to the North York Moors and past Felixkirk, and instead takes you through Thirsk.

  • National Route 658

    Route 658 links the northern parts of York together.

  • National Route 66

    National Cycle Route 66 runs from central Manchester to Spurn Head via Bradford, Leeds, York, Beverley, and Kingston upon Hull. Please see route description below for details of open sections.

  • National Route 665

    Route 665 links the east of Leeds to York via Wetherby and Tadcaster.

  • National Route 67

    National Route 67 of the National Cycle Network runs from Long Whatton near Loughborough to join National Route 71 near Northallerton in Yorkshire.  The stretch between Chesterfield and Leeds forms the main route of the Transpennine Trail (central). 
    Diversions on route, please see below.

  • National Route 68

    National Route 68 of the National Cycle Network is known as the Pennine Cycleway. It runs up the spine of England and through three National Parks between Derby and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

  • National Route 688

    Route 688 takes you from Winterburn to Linton-on-Ouse and is the central part of the Way of the Roses cycle route.

  • National Route 689

    National Route 689 of the National Cycle Network connects Meltham with Lockwood Rail Station in south west Huddersfield via Netherton on a dismantled railway line.

  • National Route 69

    National Route 69 of the National Cycle Network connects Morecambe with Grimsby via Settle, Skipton, Cullingworth, Huddersfield, Horbury, Pontefract, Althorpe and Caistor. Please see route description below for details of open sections.

  • National Route 696

    National Route 696 is a combined walking and cycling route connecting Keighley, Bingley, Saltaire and Shipley and is also known as The Airedale Greenway. It follows the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and connects to - also forming part of - The Aire Valley Towpath between Leeds and Bingley. 

  • National Route 697

    National Route 697 of the National Cycle Network connects Garforth, West Yorkshire with Knottingly via Castleford and Ferrybridge. The northern end between Garforth and Allerton Bywater is called the Linesway Greenway.

  • National Route 699

    Route 699 links Dewsbury and Ossett.

  • National Route 71

    National Route 71 of the National Cycle Network makes up the western third of the C2C route between Whitehaven or Workington and Blencow (Penrith). It continues south east from Penrith via Appleby-in-Westmorland and Northallerton to meet National Route 65 - the White Rose Cycle Route - at Kirby Knowle in Yorkshire.

  • This great route takes you along the coastline where you can enjoy spectacular views of the sea in one direction and the North York Moors in the other.

  • This lovely coastal route travels between the seaside resorts of Scarborough and Whitby.  Also known as the Cinder Track, it takes in fantastic views, secluded coves and historic sites, and has it all for the perfect day out.

  • This beautiful and spectacular ride runs along the western edge of the Yorkshire Dales with views over towards Lancashire and the Forest of Bowland. From the vibrant market town of Settle, it passes along quiet country lanes  through the beautiful village of Austwick to arrive in Clapham, with its cafes and nature trail. From Clapham you can return to Settle by the same route, or jump on a train.

  • This surprisingly green route takes you between two of South Yorkshire’s main urban areas, Sheffield and Rotherham, using a traffic-free greenway along the canal and the River Don Valley, passing the shopping mecca of Meadowhall.

  • This dramatic ride takes you east from the bustling market town of Skipton with its impressive Castle and regular outdoor market, along quiet lanes through beautiful countryside, ending at the magnificent ruins of Bolton Abbey in the Yorkshire Dales.

  • The Spen Valley Greenway uses a disused railway line running near the River Spen between the towns of Cleckheaton, Dewsbury and Heckmondwike, eventually linking to Bradford.

  • This route connects Bilton, North Harrogate, and Knaresborough with Ripley on a fantastic 4 mile converted railway line. There are currrently unsigned on-road connections between Ripley and the Way of the Roses cycle route to the North and the stunning Yorkshire Dales to the west. 

  • The central section of the Trans Pennine Trail covers a whole network of routes, linking the major urban centres of the region including Sheffield, Rotherham, Wakefield and Barnsley.

  • A great long distance route that takes you from Sprotbrough to Hornsea via Selby and Hull.  There is also a Selby to York link.