National Cycle Network

red brick castle-like mansion with green gardens and tress in front

Powis Castle © National Trust/Andrew Butler

Row of white houses on bay in coastal village, surrounded by green fields

Cushendun, Northern Ireland © Paul Kirkwood

Man walking along basalt columns of Giant's Causeway, blue sky in the background

The Giant's Causeway

With many of the National Cycle Network’s walking and cycling routes passing through or close to National Trust and National Trust for Scotland properties, you don’t need to hop in the car to enjoy...
25 March 2019
Two cyclists on traffic-free path with greenery to either side and bridge in the background

Cyclists on the Collier's Way

Sandstone aqueduct over river with green trees and grass in the background

The Dundas Aqueduct, at the end of the Collier's Way

Quaint market towns and rolling countryside make cycling and walking in the Cotswolds a real delight. The National Cycle Network takes you to some of the highlights including the River Frome and...
19 March 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