National Cycle Network
The Trans Pennine Trail is a key part of the National Cycle Network in the north of England – this is a network of 10,000 miles of walking and cycle routes across the country developed by Sustrans.
To date the National Cycle Network provides over 12,000 miles of walking and cycle routes on traffic-free paths, quiet lanes and traffic-calmed roads, and 75% of the UK population lives within two miles of a route! The Network is well signed. It connects towns and villages, countryside and coast throughout the UK.
So, even if you are not on the TPT, if you’re looking to walk or cycle to work, the shops, school, railway station, or just spend some much needed leisure time walking or cycling then why not discover your nearest National Cycle Network route?
For more information and interactive mapping of the National Cycle Network routes throughout the UK visit the Sustrans website.