Consett & Sunderland Railway Path

Consett & Sunderland Railway Path Overall Rating: ⭐⭐ The Consett and Sunderland railway path, as the name suggests, is a former railway line which was the Stanhope and Tyne railway. It is also the route of NCN 7 which forms part of the long distance Coast 2 Coast route which runs from Whitehaven in Cumbria … Read more

Lagan and Lough Cycleway cycle route

Lagan and Lough Cycleway overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐ The Lagan and Lough Cycleway is a (mostly) traffic-free route, running from Jordanstown, though Belfast, to Lisburn. There are some segments along busier roads, but on shared pavements alongside the road. There are also several short segments along (normally) quiet roads. The route shown on the map has … Read more

Tissington Trail Traffic-free Cycle Route

Cycling along the Tissington Trail cycle route

Tissington Trail cycle route overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐ The Tissington Trail is a disused railway in Derbyshire, and is now a traffic-free cycle path. It follows the route of the old Buxton to Ashbourne railway line, which opened in 1899. Stretching for almost 17 miles, from Ashbourne to Pomeroy, the route offers Victorian railway heritage in … Read more

The Cinder Track Traffic-free Cycle Route

Cinder Track Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ The Cinder Track runs for 21 miles, from Scarborough to Whitby, along a disused railway line. As with most disused railway lines, it’s quite flat. The Cinder Track got its name because the track ballast was made from cinders, rather than the usual crushed stone. The start and end of … Read more

Marriott’s Way Traffic-free Cycle Route

Marriott’s Way Cycle Route Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Marriott’s Way is a shared path of 26 miles, linking Norwich with Aylsham via a circuitous route. As you’d expect from a trail on a disused railway, it’s very flat. There are sculptures or benches at every mile marker, and a bike shop inside the old signal box … Read more

The Strawberry Line cycle route

The Strawberry Line is a 10.5 mile (mostly) traffic-free route between Yatton and Cheddar, Somerset.