Route 169

Route Description

This route, known locally as the Scunthorpe Ridgeway, was designed to link communities together, providing better access for everyday journeys to schools, local shops and workplaces. The Ridgeway forms a spinal route through Scunthorpe, from Manor Park in the south through to Normanby Hall to the north of the town. There are plans to link the Ridgeway to the large neighbouring village of Winterton in the future. 

More information about the impact Route 169 has had on local people is available here

Route Details

Distance: 5 miles

Type: Traffic free path

Classification: Easy


A free downloadable map of Route 169 is available here

Things to see and do

  • Manor Park is a 33 acre expanse of grassland resting on the hillside of Scunthorpe.
  • Normanby Hall Country Park has something for everyone. Award winning gardens, a stunning Regency mansion steeped in history, exceptional wildlife and lots of exciting events.


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Map shows the National Cycle Network and local routes in this area.

Route 169 allows you to travel from the north of Scunthorpe to the south, and passes through green, open spaces with beautiful views of the Trent Valley.