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Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail

A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders

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Welcome

A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders

The Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) is an exciting route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, alongside rivers and canals and through some of the most historic towns and cities in the North of England.

The Trail from coast-to-coast between Southport and Hornsea is 215 miles (346km) long.

A north-south route connecting Leeds and Chesterfield, a spur to York and a spur to Kirkburton means there are approximately 370 miles (595km) of Trans Pennine Trail available to explore.

A great way to explore the Trail is through one of our excellent value printed maps available through our shop .

The Trans Pennine Trail is mapped and signed all the way, mainly traffic free and is surprisingly level considering the dramatic scenery along the way. Easy gradients and surfaced paths make many sections suitable for families, gentle exercise and people using wheelchairs and pushchairs. So whether on foot, horse or cycle; for a day or longer; alone with friends and family – the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) can offer something for everyone.

Read the TPT’s own dedicated poem from Yorkshire’s finest Ian McMillan – TPT Poem

TPT Official Poem

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If you have any further questions, please get in touch with the Trans Pennine Trail Office on 01226 772574 or e-mail  info@transpenninetrail.org.uk

 

Useful Links for Information

Check our useful links regarding accessibility 

Accessible Venues

Here is a list of Accessible Venues across TPT 

Kids’ Section

Get out and explore the TPT with our downloadable guides!

TPT on Twitter

If you encounter any issues on the Trail please notify the TPT office direct so we can coordinate to the correct person to deal. If we don't know about it we can't solve it 🙂 #reportedproblems #issuesontheTPT pic.twitter.com/zjWBIce1ZS

About 14 hours ago from Trans Pennine Trail's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

TPT on Facebook

15 hours ago

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This Saturday is Pride in Hull - the Trail may be a little busier due to celebrations but why not make the most of it and join in the fun?! ... See MoreSee Less

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15 hours ago

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Retweeted Bonus Arena, Hull (@bonusarenahull):

We're hosting open days here at the Bonus Arena for people to have a guided tour and get a look round the venue!

They take place 19-21 July across various times.

To book a place visit - t.co/JRd7C4cDX6

Thanks @SquideoVideo for the film!

#Hull #opentoall @Hullccnews t.co/7W0ApjRW6C
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19 hours ago

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This Saturday it's Don Gorge Day down at Sprotbrough on the Trans Pennine Trail. Free to attend and fun for all the family! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Trans Pennine Trail in Walton, Wakefield along the Barnsley Canal. ... See MoreSee Less

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