GPS Cycle and Walking Routes



Welcome to GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

We now have nearly 1000 cycle routes on the site, covering the whole of the UK's National Cycle Network in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

There are also over 2000 walking routes including all of the National Trails, most of the UK's long distance trails, easy waterside routes on our Canal Walks, challenging climbs on our Mountain and Hill Walks and exhilirating cliff top trails on the Coastal Walks. You can also see a collection of walks in your area on the Walks Near Me page.

You can use the links below to view a list of cycle and walking routes organised by county. Each route is available for download in a number of different GPS formats with a google map and Ordnance Survey map accompanying each route so you can see where you'll be heading.

Many of the routes follow the National Cycle Network (NCN) routes with the number of the route(s) followed specified in the description.

All the routes come with a fantastic photgraphic aerial view of the route with points of interest and photographs


Cycle Routes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

WalesScotlandNorthern Ireland

National Parks & AONB Cycle Routes

Park/AONBPark/AONB
Brecon BeaconsCotswolds
Lake DistrictLoch Lomond
New ForestPeak District
South Downs

Latest Cycle Routes

Great Dun Fell11 miles (18 km)*****
Dyfnant Forest7 miles (11 km)**
Mastiles Lane6 miles (9.2 km)****
Greenhow Hill7 miles (11 km)*****
Grand Central Walk Rugby7 miles (11 km)*
Swindon21 miles (34 km)***

Walking Routes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

WalesScotlandNorthern Ireland

Rest of the World

Ireland

Latest Walking Routes

Lineover Wood1 miles (2.2 km)This wood near Cheltenham covers over 100 acres and has some nice walking trails to try. It sits in an elevated position above the town so there are some nice views over the Cotswolds countryside to the Malvern Hills. The area consists of limestone grassland and ancient woodland with lots of different types of flora and fauna to look out for. Trees at the site includeash,pedunculate oak,whitebeam,small-leaved limeandlarge-leaved lime(nationally rare). The understorey ishazel,field maple,hawthornand there arelime-lovingshrubs in particular areas.
Strines Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This walk visit Strines Reservoir in Bradfield Dale near the city of Sheffield.
Ramsden Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This walk visits Ramsden Reservoir near the Yorkshire town of Holmfirth
Launceston5 miles (8.5 km)This Cornish town sits on the border with Devon in the lovely Tamar Valley. Two excellent waymarked trails begin their journey in Launceston, in the shape of the Two Castles Trail and the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail. These are both great options for exploring the beautiful countryside surrounding the town.
Chard Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir in Somerset. The area is also a designated nature reserve with lots of interesting flora and fauna to look out for on the way. There's a splendidly positioned bird hide where you can look out for birds including little egrets, cormorants, tufted ducks and wigeon. It's a lovely, peaceful spot and well worth a look if you are visiting the area.
Cefni Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a nice circular walk around this pretty reservoir on Anglesey. Also known as Llyn Cefni the lake is located just to the west of the town of Llangefni. The lake and its surrounding woodland make for an easy afternoon stroll. On a clear day the mountains of Snowdonia make an excellent backdrop to the walk.
Bollington4 miles (6.5 km)This circular walk explores the area surrounding the Cheshire town of Bollington. On the way you'll visit two of the highlights of the area with a climb to the unusual folly at White Nancy, before an easy stroll along the towpath of the Macclesfield Canal.
Poynton6 miles (10 km)This circular walk from Poynton visits Poynton Park and the Macclesfield Canal. There's nice waterside sections along Poynton Lake and the canal. You'll also enjoy fine views of the Cheshire countryside, some woodland sections and a stretch along the Poynton Brook.
Wyboston Lakes1 miles (2 km)This short walk explores the Wyboston Lakes Nature Reserve near St Neots
Ockley to Leith Hill8 miles (13 km)This circular walk takes you from Ockley Station to Leith Hill, one of the major walking highlights of the South Downs. It's a great way to explore the area if you are coming by public transport.

Useful Links

LinkDescription
River Thames Walk and CycleInformation on walking and cycling on the Thames Path National Trail