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Taff Trail traffic-free cycle route

Taff Trail cycle route overall rating: ⭐⭐ The Taff Trail runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon. The route as shown on the map below starts at Cardiff Central train station, and there are various other train stations along the route. Because the Taff Trail officially starts in Cardiff Bay, I added a section from the […]

Brampton Valley Way traffic-free cycle route

Brampton Valley Way Overall Rating: ⭐⭐ The Brampton Valley Way is another rail trail. Stretching for 18.6 miles, from Northampton to Market Harborough. The route as show on the map below ends at the Market Harborough train station, and it’s possible to catch a train back to Northampton, but that goes via Milton Keynes and […]

Hayling Billy Line traffic-free cycle route

Hayling Billy Line cycle route overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐ The Hayling Billy Line mostly follows the path of a disused railway, from Havant onto Hayling Island, South East Hampshire. It’s quite a short route, at just 5.6 miles, and that includes a short stretch on quiet lanes, to end at the Inn On The Beach. If […]

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 […]

The Water Railway traffic-free cycle route

Water Railway Cycle Route Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ The Water Railway is a traffic-free cycle route of 16 miles, linking Lincoln with Kirkstead. It was built on the course of a disused railway, from which it got the name. The trail is sandwiched between the river Witham and the South Delph drain. The route as shown […]

Tissington Trail Traffic-free 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 […]

High Peak Trail cycle route

High Peak Trail cycle route overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐ The High Peak Trail is an 18 mile traffic-free cycling route that follows the course of the old Cromford and High Peak Railway. Normally, trails along disused railway lines have gentle gradients, and most of the High Peak Trail is either flat, or has a very gentle […]

New traffic-free cycling route guides?

Isn’t  WillCycle  all  about  cycle  touring? WillCycle has a strong focus on cycle camping and cycle touring, but the site isn’t limited to just those two subjects. Many posts deal with related topics, such as navigation, while others deal with climate change. Traffic-free  cycling  is  blissful  cycling I’ve cycled on roads in London, and several […]

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