Sustrans - the National Cycle Network explained

The NationalCycle Network in the UK

Sustrans is the co-ordinator of the hugely popular National Cycle Network. Offering over 12,000 miles of walking and cycle routes on traffic-free paths, quiet lanes and traffic-calmed roads, there is now 75% of the UK population living within two miles of a route! The Network is well signed. It connects towns and villages, countryside and coast throughout the UK. The Sustrans website on has a wealth of information on the National Cycle Network and lots of routes across the country.  Put in your postcode and see what routes are near you! 

So if you're looking to walk or cycle to work, the shops, school, railway station or just spend some much needed leisure time walking or cycling then why not discover your nearest National Cycle Network route?

Check out the Sustrans web site on which has loads of information on it or you can download a copy of the National Cycle Map illustrating routes throughout the UK . There are many ideas and free maps available to help you along. The Sustrans shop stocks useful maps, guides and accessories to ensure you make the most of your time on the Network.


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