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

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National Parks & AONB Cycle Routes

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Brecon BeaconsCotswolds
Lake DistrictLoch Lomond
New ForestPeak District
South Downs

Latest Cycle Routes

Grand Central Walk Rugby7 miles (11 km)*
Swindon21 miles (34 km)***
Plym Valley Trail7 miles (12 km)**
Churnet Valley5 miles (7.5 km)*
St Andrews Cycle Path9 miles (15 km)**
South Coast Cycle Route165 miles (265 km)***

Walking Routes in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

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Rest of the World

Ireland

Latest Walking Routes

Hackney Canal Walk3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk in Hackney takes you along the Hertford Union Canal, the Regent's Canal and through Victoria Park.
Hertford to Ware River and Canal Walk5 miles (8 km)Enjoy walk along the River Lea on this popular waterside walk in Hertfordshire. The route runs from Hertford to Ware and then onto Stanstead St Margaret's, using a section of the waymarked Lea Valley Walk. The walk runs for a distance of about 5 miles so it's perfect for an afternoon stroll. At the end of the route you can catch the train back to Hertford from St Margaret's.
Royston Heath2 miles (4 km)This large area of heathland is located just to the south west of the town of Royston in Hertfordshire. Also known as Therfield Heath it'sa good sized area ofcommonland on which sheep are still regularly grazed. The heath is in an elevated position, with some small hill climbs and great views over the Cam Valley countryside. Therfield Hill is the high point at 168m (551ft), with a water tower sitting on the summit.
Mousehold Heath2 miles (2.5 km)This area of heathland and woodland in Norwich, has miles of nice footpaths to try. It's located just to the north east of the city centre and train station. You can park at the car park on Gurney Road to start your walk. From here you can pick up trails heading along the heath on both sides of the road. The common is elevated above the city so there are fine views towards the Norwich skyline. You can clearly see landmarks such as the cathedral, the city hall and the castle from here.
Thrupp Canal Walk4 miles (6 km)A nice circular walk along the Oxford Canal around the settlements of Thrupp and Shipton-on-Cherwell, just north of Oxford. It's an attractive area with nice views of the Oxfordshire countryside and the River Cherwell.
Cobham6 miles (9 km)This village in Kent has some fine walking trails to try. This circular walk takes you to some of the highlights of the area including Cobham Park, Jeskyns Park and Shorne Woods Country Park.
Liss7 miles (11 km)This circular walk around the Hampshire village of Liss, uses waymarked trails to explore the surrounding countryside and woodland. On the route you will visit the hamlet of Liss Forest, the Riverside Railway Walk and the villages of Rake and Hill Brow. There's also some nice views over the South Downs as you make your way along Rake Hangar.
Hearsall Common2 miles (3 km)This area of common land is located just to the west of Coventry city centre and is a nice place for a peaceful afternoon stroll
Dover Cliffs Walk4 miles (6.6 km)Enjoy a circular walk along the iconic White Cliffs of Dover on this route along the Kent Coast. There's attractive chalk grassland, pretty wildlflowers in the summer, a visit to a significant lighthouse and fantastic views over the English Channel to France.
Folkestone7 miles (11 km)This coastal walk from Folkestone takes you to three of the area's country parks.

Useful Links

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