Walks described here by: Sustrans

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map

Category:Across the UK
Visits to the Website598
Overview

'Charity that works with communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people can choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys and enjoy better, safer spaces to live in. All over the UK, we make a positive difference to people's lives.'

Walks described here by
Country/Region
Views of 'Full' Record1389

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/aire-valley-towpath

Category:Leeds
Visits to the Website712
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromLeeds City Railway Station
Overview

'Peaceful route through Leeds and out past Kirkstall Abbey, Bramley Fall, Rodley, Calverley Woods, Apperley Bridge, Buck Wood at Thackley, Shipley, Hirst Wood, Dowley Gap and the Three and Five Rise Locks at Bingley.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1538

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/ashby-woulds-heritage-trail

Visits to the Website540
Distance (miles)4
Starting fromMeasham
Overview

'Now forming part of the new National Forest, this area was once an industrial landscape, ravaged by mining. The route runs from Measham to Moira passing through countryside which is rich in social and industrial history ...'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record926

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/bath-two-tunnels

Navigate the Website>>> Download the Route Map [PDF]
Visits to the Website519
Distance (miles)13
Starting fromOldfield Park Railway Station
Overview

'Circular route taking in the iconic Bath Two Tunnels. The route also uses National Route 24 and National Route 4, along the Kennet & Avon Canal back in to Central Bath ... Both tunnels are well lit, have a sealed surface and are wide enough for pedestrians and cyclists to comfortably use the route in harmony.'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record888

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/brampton-valley-way

Category:Daventry
Visits to the Website585
Distance (miles)14
Starting fromMarket Harborough Station
Overview

Market Harborough to Northampton: 'Connecting the two towns via a high quality traffic-free path through the countryside, the Brampton Valley Way provides the perfect opportunity for a family day out.'

Walks described here by
See also

Walk #137: Market Harborough to Northampton [BritishWalks.org]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record958

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/chester-railway-path

Visits to the Website250
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromShotton Railway Station
Overview

'This route connects the historic city of Chester to the Wharf at Connah's Quay. The path takes you along an old railway line and is an attractive open ride from the north side of Chester out into the Wirral’s rich arable farmlands.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record548

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/consett-sunderland-railway-path

Category:Sunderland
Visits to the Website376
Distance (miles)26
Starting fromConsett
Overview

'Much of the route follows the line of the former Stanhope & Tyne Railway, Britain's first commercial railway, which was finally closed in 1985. The route into Sunderland takes you past the new Stadium of Light, along the riverside, through the marina and onto the beach at Roker.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record807

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/flitch-way

Category:Braintree
Visits to the Website722
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromBraintree Railway Station
Overview

Braintree to Little Dunmow: 'Open to walkers, cyclists and horse riders, the Flitch Way is flat and mostly traffic free. There are many public footpaths exploring the countryside just off the route.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1136

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/foyle-valley-cycle-route

Navigate the Website>>> Download the Foyle Valley Cycle Route leaflet [PDF]
Visits to the Website373
Distance (miles)21
Starting fromCraigavon Bridge, Derry City
Overview

'Connecting Derry City to the border towns of Lifford and Strabane this cycle route is a mixture of traffic free paths and quiet country roads and lanes which crosses between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. There are many attractions along the route including the Foyle Valley Railway Museum or Gray's Printer's Museum.'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record883

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/great-northern-railway-trail

Visits to the Website324
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromCullingworth
Overview

'The Great Northern Railway Trail is a work in progress, but the completion of the first section over two spectacular viaducts opens up the potential for day rides [and walks] in this beautiful corner of Bronte country ... Although there are plans to extend the railway path via Denholme and Thornton to Queensbury, it currently ends just south of Hewenden viaduct.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record527

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/the-lias-line

Category:Warwickshire
Navigate the Website>>> Map Leaflet | Ride Description Sheet [PDFs]
Visits to the Website442
Distance (miles)23
Starting fromRugby Railway Station
Overview

'This attractive route links Rugby and Leamington Spa passing pretty villages, wildlife reserves, reservoirs and canals. From the centre of Rugby, the route follows the Great Central Way, and soon passes two Wildlife Trust Sites: Ashlawn Cutting and Cock Robin Wood ...'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record799

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/newry-canal-towpath

Category:1: 11-25 Miles
Visits to the Website475
Distance (miles)20
Starting fromBann Bridge, Portadown
Overview

'This cycle and walking route from the Bann Bridge in Portadown to the Town Hall in Newry is a 20 mile trip on part of route 9 of the National Cycle Network. The route follows the towpath on the western bank of the, now non-navigable, Newry Canal.'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record950

www.sustrans.org.uk/policy-evidence/the-impact-of-our-work/creating-fantastic-ne...

Visits to the Website350
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromCorr's Corner
Overview

'A new traffic-free route from Corr's Corner in Newtownabbey to the shores of Belfast Lough at Whiteabbey, to provide people with great cycling and walking links right into Belfast city centre, or out into beautiful surrounding countryside.'

Walks described here by
See also

Newtownabbey Way [WalkNI] | Newtownabbey Way [Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council]

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record815

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/pentewan-trail

Category:East Cornwall
Visits to the Website433
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromSt Austell
Overview

'Enjoy wild flowers, wooded countryside and fine views on this route which takes you along a flat, former railway line to the beach and harbour at Pentewan.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record893

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/phoenix-trail-princes-risborough-to-thame

Visits to the Website473
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromThame
Overview

'Thame to Princes Risborough: A 5 mile shared use path for walkers, cyclists, wheelchair users and horseriders.'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record897

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/pilgrimage-way

Category:Outer London
Visits to the Website305
Distance (miles)23
Starting fromBarking Abbey
Overview

'The Pilgrimage Route is open to all and makes a very pleasant and energetic day out! It utilizes the Greenway through Newham, joins the Limehouse Cut to the yachting basin, takes the Regents Canal to Victoria Park and then follows the Lee Canal past the Olympic site and on to Waltham Abbey ... As this ride is mostly on off road paths and tracks it is also suitable for walkers.'

Walks described here by
See also

Pilgrimage Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record700

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/roker-beach-to-beamish

Category:Sunderland
Visits to the Website239
Distance (miles)15
Starting fromRoker Beach
Overview

'Starts on the seafront at Roker in Sunderland and travels inland to the pretty village of Beamish ... Largely traffic free with some short on road sections. No hills, but there is a climb on the section beside Sunderland Enterprise Park.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record492

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map

Category:Islington
Navigate the Website>>> Search Route Number/Name 'Route 162'
Visits to the Website490
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromHighbury & Islington Underground Station
Overview

'Travels from opposite Highbury and Islington tube station, through Highbury Fields, past Gillespie Park before arriving at Finsbury Park.'

Walks described here by
See also

Islington Connect2 Route [Islington Council]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1100

www.sustrans.org.uk/policy-evidence/the-impact-of-our-work/long-awaited-continuo...

Visits to the Website226
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromManor Park, Scunthorpe
Overview

'Ridge Walk was opened in the 1970’s but some sections of the path had become in desperate need of repair and improvement. Better access from nearby communities was also needed and people using the path were faced with a number of difficult roads to cross. The scheme involved improving the existing route and building new paths to create an uninterrupted network stretching from the south to the north of Scunthorpe ...'

Walks described here by
See also

Ridge Walk, Scunthorpe [Walk4Life] | Scunthorpe Walks [North Lincolnshire Council]

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record793

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/spen-valley-greenway

Category:Kirklees
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Spen Valley Greenway map leaflet [PDF]
Visits to the Website324
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromDewsbury
Overview

'The route is a wonderful green corridor running through densely populated urban areas with long distance moor-land views, it passes a wildlife reserve and a rolling golf course.'

Walks described here by
See also

Spen Greenway [Spen Valley Civic Society]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record753

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/strawberry-line

Category:North Somerset
Visits to the Website434
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromYatton
Overview

'Mainly traffic-free with no steep gradients and takes in a variety of landscapes from the flat marshes and cider apple orchards around Yatton, steep wooded valleys and a tunnel through the Mendips, to historic Axbridge and the spectacular Cheddar Gorge.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record953

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/taff-trail-cardiff-to-brecon

Category:Cardiff
Visits to the Website674
Distance (miles)55
Starting fromThe Waterfront
Overview

'Multi-purpose route between the Cardiff waterfront at Cardiff Bay in the South and the Market Town of Brecon in the North ... Passes close to Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil and through a wide variety of urban and suburban landscapes of those towns and the open moorland of the Brecon Beacons. '

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record992

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/tarka-trail

Category:Devon
Visits to the Website650
Distance (miles)30
Starting fromBraunton
Overview

'The Tarka Trail is one of the country's longest continuous traffic-free walking and cycling paths, and forms part of the Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route.'

Walks described here by
See also

Tarka Trail [Wikipedia] | Tarka Trail [North Devon Biosphere]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record906

www.dartmoorway.co.uk

Category:Teignbridge
Visits to the Website454
Distance (miles)95
Starting fromAshburton
Overview

'The Dartmoor Way Cycle Route is a 95 mile-long circular route which winds its way around the natural beauty of Dartmoor National Park, linking hamlets, villages and towns along its length ... We are working towards a Dartmoor Way walking route.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record737

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/the-jubilee-river-eton-dorney

Visits to the Website390
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromTaplow
Overview

'This splendid family friendly circuit takes in Windsor Castle, Eton College, Dorney Lake, the Jubilee River and the River Thames.' Note that several walks and starting and end points are possible around and about this interesting area.

Walks described here by
See also

Jubilee River [Exploring the Thames Wilderness]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record822

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/the-university-way

Category:Bedford
Navigate the Website>>> Download a Bedford to Sandy route description sheet [PDF]
Visits to the Website314
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromHastingbury Upper School, Kempston
Overview

'The new traffic-free section of National Routes 51 and 12 linking communities between Sandy, Bedford and Milton Keynes provides a useful link for local cyclists' everyday journeys, but is also worth exploring at a leisurely pace.'

Walks described here by
See also

Ox-Cam Walk [railfuture]

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record597

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