Browse routes

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

  • 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 91

    National Route 91 of the National Cycle Network is open and signed between Portadown and Tynan in Northern Ireland and also as a figure of eight based around Enniskillen known as the Kingfisher Trail.

  • National Route 92

    National Route 92 of the National Cycle Network runs from Ballinamallard near Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh to Derry. It forms part of the Ballyshannon to Ballycastle cycle route.  

  • National Route 93

    National Route 93 of the National Cycle Network runs from Derry to Bangor via Belfast. See text below for details of open sections.

  • National Route 94

    National Route 94 of the National Cycle Network is 113 mile, on-road circuit of Lough Neagh and is known as the Loughshore Trail. 

  • National Route 95

    National Route 95 of the National Cycle Network goes north from Tynan, Co Armagh to the shore of Lough Neagh and then across to Pettigo via Newtonstewart via the Sperrin Mountains.

  • 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.

  • National Route 99

    National Route 99 of the National Cycle Network traverses the Ards peninsula in Co Down, skirts the southern shores of Strangford Lough and down to Newcastle, Co Down.

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

  • Rutland Water was completed in 1978 by flooding the River Gwash valley and is western Europe's largest man-made lake.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The UK's most popular challenge cycle route passing through the northern Lake District before climbing the Pennines, and descending to the railway paths of County Durham.

  • 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 route takes you from the border with Wales and the tranquillity of the Severn, to the Avon Valley and on over the Wiltshire downs, into the Thames Valley at Newbury and on to Reading.

Pages