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

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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

Monsal Head1 miles (2 km)This circular walk from Monsal Head crosses the Headstone Viaduct for fine views across the Derbyshire Dales.
Cressbrook Dale2 miles (4 km)This walk follows pubic footpaths through Cressbrook Dale Nature Reserve in the Derbyshire Dales.
Beresford Dale2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you into the pretty Beresford Dale National Nature Reserve in the Derbyshire Peak District. It's a very peaceful and attractive area of the Dove Valley with riverside paths, weirs, woodland, wildflowers and birdlife to enjoy.
Darley Abbey Park1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a circular walk around the parkland of thishistoric mill village in Derby. In the park there's a nice lake and footpaths along the River Derwent on the eastern side. There's also a cricket field and some lovely gardens to see. Notably, Darley Park is home to largest collection of Hydrangeas in Britain, and the third largest in the world. The area forms part of the widerDerwent Valley MillsWorld Heritage Site. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, a series of water powered mills – for corn, flint, leather and paper – were developed on land between Darley Street and the west bank of the River Derwent. You can explore Darley Abbey village to see the old Boars Head Mills today. There's also the 18th century cottagesbuilt for mill foremen and their families which are the oldest surviving example of "cluster" housing in England.
Darley Dale6 miles (9 km)Enjoy a walk through the pretty Darley Dales on this waterside route in the lovely Derbyshire Dales. The walk runs along the River Derwent from Darley Bridge to the village of Rowsley, a few miles to the north. It follows the waymarked Derwent Valley Heritage Way which also runs along the heritage Peak Railway. You'll pass the train stations at Darley and Rowsley where you should see some classic old steam trains. The route finishes at the village of Rowsley where theRiver Wyeflows into theRiver Derwent. It is notable as being on the border of the Peak District National Park which runs through the village west of the River Wye and immediately to the north of Chatsworth Road. After exploring the village the route returns the same way, though you could return part of the way on the Peak Railway. Back in Darley Dale you could explore Whitworth Park where there's ten acres of landscaped grounds with pathways along tree-lined avenues and a small lake.
Warley Moor Reservoir6 miles (10 km)This walk visits Warley Moor Reservoir near Ovenden Moor, Halifax
Halifax9 miles (14 km)This circular walk around Halifax explores the waterways and woods to the south of the town.
Elland Park Wood2 miles (3 km)These woods in Halifax have some nice walking trails and pretty bluebells in the springtime. The site is located just to the south east of the town centre and consists of a network of footpaths and oak woodland.
Pembury6 miles (9 km)This circular walk around Pembury takes you through some of the woodland to the north of the village before picking up a waymarked trail to explore the countryside. The fairly easy route runs for just over 5 miles, visiting farmland, orchards, peaceful woods and a nice farm shop on the way.
Blockley13 miles (21 km)This walk explores the Cotswolds countryside to the south of the pretty village of Blockley. It uses the North Cotswold Diamond Way and Heart of England Way long distance trails to create a circular walk from the village. On the way you'll visit two of the highlights of the area at Batsford Arboretum and Sezincote House. There's also some nice woodland trails and a visit to the villages of Condicote and Bourton on the Hill.

Useful Links

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