National Cycle Network

Slow Tour of Yorkshire advert
Sslow tour of Yorkshire map
Enjoy a great cycling day out in Yorkshire… at your own pace! Are you inspired by the Tour de Yorkshire? If so, why not try Sustrans’ version – the Slow Tour of Yorkshire. The Slow Tour is a guide to...
27 March 2014
Family cycling

Long rides in the country or short jaunts in the city, there's something for everyone

Family with dog walking on traffic free path

A walk or ride is a great way to spot those first signs of spring with your mum

Make Mother’s Day memorable this year with a walk or ride on the National Cycle Network. Guaranteed to put a smile on mum's face, just keep your fingers crossed for some sunshine. We also have gift...
24 March 2014
A couple sit on steps with their bike beside them

These rides make for a great day out with someone special

Two men riding a bike together along a cycle path in a town

The National Cycle Network has plenty of places that are perfect for a unique date

A group of 2 males and 2 females ride together in a town square

Whether you go it alone as a couple, or in a group, these locations are sure to 'wow' you

The National Cycle Network offers brilliant opportunities to experience the most wonderful parts of Wales by bike or on foot. With a fantastic mixture of traffic-free leisure routes and long-distance...
3 February 2016
women at a market

Christmas markets are a great way to get festive

Couple in the snow

Wintery walks are wonderful - just wrap up warm!

Snow on the ground in front of a grand building

Snow with blue skies - the perfect winter's day

One of the best things about winter is the Christmas markets that pop up in towns and cities across the UK. If you want to feel festive, pick up some special gifts or warm up with some mulled wine...
2 November 2015
people enjoying a greener greenway corridor for wildlife
Our biodiversity project to transform the National Cycle Network’s traffic-free walking and cycling routes into corridors for wildlife is launched today (12th November 2013). The Greener Greenways...
12 November 2013
A family cycle through the woods
Some of the UK's best forests and woodlands are within easy reach of the National Cycle Network. Get back to nature, go exploring, and enjoy the range of activities on offer at some of these...
11 November 2013
mother and two children in front of bike

Some of the best tourist attractions Britain has to offer are within easy reach of our National Cycle Network

father and children on bikes

These rides and tourist attractions make for a great day out with the kids.

Over the school holidays it can sometimes be difficult keeping the kids entertained. Luckily some of the best tourist attractions Britain has to offer are within easy reach of our National Cycle...
31 March 2019
young boys cycle on a path

Go searching for conkers and hold the ultimate conkers championship

cyclist on autumnal path

Autumn is a lovely time to be outdoors

mother and toddler
Despite the nip in the air and the nights drawing in, autumn is a lovely time to be outdoors. Whether you want to entertain the kids or are looking for a great day out with the whole family, we've...
8 October 2015
Friends cycling

Lovely views in Northumberland National Park

Cycle over viaduct

Cycling the Pennine Cycleway (North Pennines) route over Lambley Viaduct

Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere in the Lake District

We've picked our top rides on the National Cycle Network that take in some of the UK's fantastic National Parks. These beautiful areas of countryside have something for everyone - from mountains,...
20 September 2013