National Cycle Network

Three people holding ipad showing cycle map

Mayor Micheala Boyle at launch of a new online cycle and greenways map with Emma Hagger Sustrans Active Travel Officer and Mike Savage Greenways Development Officer, DCSDC

Krysten Maier, Sustrans Active Travel Officer with new bikes at Ebrington Square, L'Derry

Cycling in Derry~Londonderry got a double boost with two new resources launched in Bike Week (8-16 June). A new online map was launched by Derry and Strabane District Council (DCSDC) which marks out...
12 June 2019
a cyclist a dog walker and a horse rider all enjoying the trans peninne trail

In 2015, Sustrans supporters voted for the trail as their favourite long distance route on the National Cycle Network. Credit: Steve Tipton/Sustrans

The UK’s first long distance cycling, walking and horse riding route is celebrating its 30th birthday with a series of events. The coast to coast trail runs from Southport to Hornsea, with many...
24 May 2019
Man wearing glasses, cycling helmet and high-vis jacket on traffic-free cycling path with grass and trees in the background

Wayne on the Derwent Walk, Route 14

Wayne Lewis, 34, is a Sustrans volunteer and studies engineering and manufacturing at college in Consett. He regularly uses his local National Cycle Network routes for cycling and walking, and here...
23 May 2019

We were delighted to have supported London Borough of Brent - winners of the walking and cycling category for "Cycling and Walking in Brent; meeting the challenge".

Riders on bridge opened by Sustrans on NCN

At the opening of the Missing Link on the Thames Path at Greenwich. We are proud to have helped make this happen.

We were highly commended in the Sustainable Transport category for our work with Royal Borough of Greenwich. We really enjoyed our work supporting a butcher to deliver with an e-cargo bike

We were thrilled to see three projects we have worked on with the London Borough of Brent and the Royal Borough of Greenwich recognised at the London Transport Awards in March. Congratulations to...
22 May 2019
people with bikes decorated as boats arrive at the National Boat Museum

The annual festival celebrates Ellesmere Port's rich heritage of bicycles and boats, and revives the bike carnivals of the 1900s

The popular ‘Bikes and Boats’ Festival inspired by Ellesmere Port’s bike carnivals of the 1900s, will be back on Sunday 26 May for the third year running. The fun-packed day, which is organised by us...
16 May 2019
Bicycle with bag on the back, propped up against a bench with field in background

Pack up your bag, grab your tent and head out for a cycling adventure

Group of friends sitting by a canal together with their bicycles propped up in the background

Gather your friends, hop on your bikes and spend time together at one of these campsites

Group of children celebrating on bikes on traffic-free path

Camping is a fun and exciting experience for the whole family

These seven great campsites are conveniently located near the National Cycle Network, perfect for a cycling and camping combo. Why not use them as a base for exploring, or somewhere to stop off and...
13 August 2014
A female cycling through a field during the early evening

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A female cyclist looking out over a beach on a sunny day

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With spring in full swing, it’s time to get out and explore some of the best routes on the National Cycle Network. Here are a few accessories that are perfect for spring bike touring.  1.    Bike...
3 May 2019

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