National Cycle Network

Children from Lochnell Primary School officially opened the route.

The north end of new North Connel to Benderloch path, following the beachy coastline along a disused railway line

The North Connel to Benderloch link provides the first traffic-free connection between the villages.

The path forms part of a £2million Scottish Government investment in the Caledonia Way.

Wednesday 17th April sees the official opening of the first traffic-free link between the rural communities of North Connel and Benderloch, Argyll and Bute. Funded by Transport Scotland and delivered...
17 April 2019
group of volunteers outside with bin bags

Volunteers gathered nearly 200 bin bags of litter from the 16 mile section of the popular C2C cycle and walking route. PHOTO: Sarah Donnelly

Our volunteers in County Durham have cleaned up 16 miles of the Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle and walking path between Chester-le-Street to Consett as part of the Big Spring Clean. We organised eight Spring...
11 April 2019
Two cyclists, one male in red shirt, one female in bright sports jacket, on cycle path in London

Pack your panniers or sling your record bag over your shoulder

Man and woman walking along riverside path. Woman wearing yellow jumper and man in blue shirt pushing bke

Pedestrians in Edinburgh © Tony Marsh/Sustrans

Composite image, with left side showing bike outside record store with shopping bag on top of it, and right side showing outside of store

Outside Assai Records in Broughty Ferry

In the past few years, buoyed by the revival in sales of vinyl records, independent record shops have undergone something of a resurgence. It’s easy to spend hours browsing in these unique and...
9 April 2019
Pink flower in the midst of green stems

The UK is full of places where you can appreciate the finest in plant life

Two young men in sports gear walk through botanic gardens. One holds a bike, a large glass house is in the background

Outside the Palm House at Belfast's Botanic Gardens

Older man in shorts sat on bench while reading map in front of greenhouse. Brompton bike is leaning on the bench, flowers are in the foreground

Pairing green fingers with green travel. Image © Jason Patient/Sustrans

From botanical collections to the gardens of castles and stately homes, the UK is full of places where you can appreciate the finest in horticulture. And with many of them accessible via the National...
19 March 2019
Adult female cyclist riding on a cycle route

The 16km Castleford Greenway will connect Castleford to Wakefield. PHOTO: CityConnect

Communities in Leeds and Wakefield have been asked for their views on plans for the next phase of the Castleford Greenway scheme in Yorkshire, as part of our work with West Yorkshire Combined...
5 March 2019
Sustrans ebike on Spen Valley Greenway. Image credit: Wayne Firth

The new ebike means Rob can transport heavier loads along the Spen Valley Greenway. PHOTO: Wayne Firth

Our ranger on the popular Spen Valley Greenway now has a new ebike for transporting litter along the seven-mile cycle and walking path between Dewsbury and Oakenshaw (near Bradford). Ranger Rob...
22 February 2019
Sustrans volunteers created a bee mural

Our volunteers created a bee mural alongside route 68 and overlooking the A69. PHOTO: Hexham Courant

Our volunteers have created a giant bee on the embankment of cycle and walking route 68 to highlight the path’s importance for wildlife. Volunteers worked with artist Bruce Parker over three workdays...
19 February 2019