Traffic Free Cycle Rides Sustrans Guide Book


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Traffic Free Cycle Rides Sustrans Guide Book

Traffic Free Cycle Rides Sustrans Guide Book


The Traffic Free Cycle Rides Sustrans guide book brings together 150 of the UK’s finest walking and cycling routes in celebration of 20 years of the National Cycle Network.

Offering a unique glimpse into the UK’s remarkable landscapes, history, culture and architecture. The rides range from the wild and ethereal mountain tracks of Snowdonia, to fairy tale woodland trails through the Forest of Dean, and elegant city centre paths linking London’s Royal Parks and palaces.

This book is for planning cycling days out and is best used along with maps or GPS. All the routes are sign-posted.

Traffic Free Cycle Rides Sustrans Guide Book

The majority of routes are entirely traffic-free, but some involve short sections on quiet roads, or safe places to cross main roads where necessary.


  • Maps and photographs

  • Routes for all ages and abilities, graded from easy to challenging

  • The best cycle-friendly places to stay, eat, and drink along way

  • Local bike hire centres and public transport links

  • Insightful advice on extending the rides or connecting to other nearby routes

  • Distance, terrain, gradient and surface quality information for each route

Chapters & Number of Rides

  • South West – 19
  • South East – 17
  • Wales – 25
  • Midlands – 17
  • East of England – 16
  • North West – 14
  • Yorkshire – 13
  • North East – 10
  • Scotland – 15
  • Northern Ireland – 4

Inspiring and informative, this is a comprehensive guide to traffic-free cycling and a fitting tribute to the National Cycle Network on its 20th anniversary, with a foreword from Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell MBE.

Traffic Free Cycle Rides Sustrans Guidebook

Author: Wendy Johnson

Publisher: Sustrans

Published: March 2015

Pages: 346

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