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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 73

    The route is open and signed on roads between Lochranza and Brodick on the Isle of Arran. Between Ardrossan and Kilmarnock the route is opened, signed and mainly traffic-free.

  • National Route 753

    National Route 753 will link Route 73 in Ardrossan with Route 75 in Gourock via the coast. See text below for details of open sections. 

  • National Route 754

    This route starts on Route 7 and uses the towpath of the Forth and Clyde canal from Bowling, through north Glasgow, to the Falkirk Wheel; and then the Union Canal towpath (joining Route 75) into the heart of Edinburgh.

  • National Route 755

    This 8 mile route uses part of what is known locally as the 'Strathkelvin Railway Path' and takes you from Kirkintilloch to Strathblane using a good quality, gentle railway path.  The volcanic plug of ‘Dunglass’ towards the end of the route provides an interesting landmark. 

  • 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 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 810

    National Route 810 of the National Cycle Network connects Ainsdale Rail Station and central Liverpool via Formby, Crosby and Stanley Park. Much of the route is formerly Regional Route 81.

  • National Route 822

    National Route 822 connects Aberaeron and Lampeter. Please see text below for details of open sections.

  • National Route 84

    National Route 84 of the National Cycle Network will connect Rhyl to Oswestry via the Vale of Clwyd and the Llangollen Canal. Most of the route is still under development.

  • National Route 85

    National Route 85 of the National Cycle Network in North Wales will run south from Chester to Wrexham and then head west towards Llangollen, Corwen and Bala to pick up Lon Mawddach at Dolgallau. A section of the route is open between Trevor and Llantysilio via Llangollen alongside the Llangollen Canal.

  • National Route 88

    National Route 88 of the National Cycle Network is a proposed coastal route between Newport, Cardiff, Bridgend and Margam Country Park.

  • National Route 881

    Route 881 travels north from Pontypridd and takes you into the valleys past Porth and joins Route 47 just south of the Lluest-Wen Reservoir.

  • National Route 883

    Route 883 is 4 miles long and links Blackmill with Nant-y-Moel, taking you through Ogmore Vale. At Blackmill the route joins Route 4 which takes you west to Port Talbot or east to Pontypridd.

  • National Route 884

    Route 884 starts at the Bryngarw Country Park and finishes at Blaengarw. It's traffic free and 8 miles long, making it perfect for families.

  • National Route 885

    Route 885 will connect Bridgend and Afan Forest Park. Some sections are still under development. See text below for details of open sections.

  • National Route 887

    Route 887 is a new route between Port Talbot and Afan Forest Park, allowing you to explore the beautiful countryside of Afan and its mountain bike centre.

  • National Route 9

    This route will eventually connect Belfast and Dublin. The route is currently open and signed between Queen Elizabeth Bridge in Belfast and Slieve Gullion (south of Newry) via Lisburn, Craigavon, Portadown and Scarva.

  • National Route 96

    National Route 96 of the National Cycle Network connects Toome and Coleraine, Co Londonderry.

  • National Route 97

    National Route 97 of the National Cycle Network links Glenarm to Randalstown via Ballymena and the ecos Millennium Centre. See text below for details of open sections.

  • This almost entirely traffic free route traverses the London Borough of Newham between Beckton and Victoria Park, via the 2012 Olympic site.

  • Route 2 is signed from Rye train station and winds through the narrow streets of Rye, a beautiful and historic town which is well worth exploring.

  • 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 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.