National Cycle Network

A woman cycling and a couple walking share the Combe path

Conflict between users can be reduced by individuals modifying their behaviour and being considerate to their fellow path users

The increased popularity of shared spaces has led to a rise in complaints from path users about the behaviour of other users. The main response to these issues has been physical interventions such as...
9 April 2018
Big Spring Clean on C2C with Durham Council

20 volunteers gathered 48 bags of rubbish between Chester-le-Street and Pelton . CREDIT: Sarah Donnelly

Litter pickers at work while walking a dog
Litter pickers at work
Our team in the North East are appealing for volunteers for a series of litter picks along a 14-mile section of the Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle route, from Chester le-Street to Consett, as part of Durham...
13 March 2018
Speakers at launch of North West Greenway Network project

Government figures from north and south of Ireland, EU funders and Sustrans at launch of North West Greenway Network in Co Donegal

Gordon Clarke, Sustrans

Sustrans Northern Ireland Director Gordon Clarke speaking at launch in Donegal

Government officials from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland came together yesterday in Co Donegal for the official launch of the North West Greenway Network. The €14.85m project is one of...
27 February 2018
donation cheque being handed over to Sustrans

Gwyneth Mc Minn of Sustrans receiving a cheque from Tim Newberry of Cycling UK Lincolnshire

group of Sustrans volunteers at event

Sustrans volunteers at the event on 10 February

Our volunteers in Lincolnshire were thrilled recently to receive a donation of £200 from the Cyclists Touring Club in the county – a group which is part of Cycling UK. The money will be used to help...
19 February 2018
Family on the Bath to Bristol Railway path

Over time The Bristol and Bath Railway Path has become more than just a transport link between two cities

People sitting outside cafe on the Bath and Bristol Railway path

The path is seen by many as a community assest serving as a tourist destination, a place of business and a green corridor

Cyclist and walkers share the Bath and Bristol bike path
We have responded to the leaders of the West of England Combined Authority, Bristol City, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire Council’s plans for a rapid transit link along the...
7 February 2018
Sustrans Chester Greenway volunteers celebrate new container

Chester Greenway volunteers celebrated the arrival of their new container to store tools.

Sustrans volunteers plant bulbs on Chester Greenway

The volunteers braved winter weather on the Greenway to plant bulbs around fruit trees along the path

Our volunteer group on the Chester Millennium Greenway celebrated the launch of their new base this week, when a 20ft shipping container equipped with a range of hand tools, arrived on the popular...
20 December 2017
Three people cycling along the National Cycle Network in Scotland
There are a number of quick and easy ways that many of us can help to look after the National Cycle Network in Scotland. If you come across an issue, the first step is to consider if you are able to...
8 December 2017
Gold finch perched on a tree
If you enjoy looking for wildlife and you live in Scotland, you can record what you see along the National Cycle Network. All wildlife sightings for non-sensitive species are shared with National...
8 December 2017
people use tools on a path

Volunteers select and remove sections of grass verges alongside the path at Camerton, and reseed them

cyclist and pedestrian on a cycle and walking path
We have widened and improved a section of the popular Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle and walking route as part of community work for Tracks of the Ironmasters to make the path accessible for wheelchairs,...
8 December 2017