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Cycling in South Gloucestershire

Recommended cycle routes

SustransSustrans promotes sustainable transport, and a major part of its work consists of the National Cycle Network - signposted routes on both a national and regional scale.

We have several national routes passing through our patch: Route 4 runs through Chepstow, over the old Severn bridge, into Bristol, along the railway path into Bath on towards London.

Route 41 follows the Severn down from Gloucester, then takes a more southerly route into Bristol.

The Avon Cycleway is a well established 85-mile circular route on country lanes around Bristol, once regional route 10, now labelled as NCN 410. The route passes over the Avon bridge, through Olveston, Thornbury, Wickwar, Yate, Coalpit Heath and connects with the Bristol-Bath railway path.

Regional route 16 starts at Cribbs Causeway and follows the Avon Ring Road around the north and eastern fringes of Bristol.

Regional route 17 spurs off from the Avon Cycleway and heads east into Wiltshire.

Regional route 18 is a route from Filton through Tytherington to join the northernmost edge of the Avon Cycleway.


Click here for our map of cycle routes - this is a community-built map from OpenStreetMap, and you're welcome to copy and share it - read more.

Sustrans has an on-line mapping service (which tends to be slow); also available are overview maps of the National Cycle Network.

The following Ordnance Survey maps cover the area:

Paper maps of cycle routes in the area are also available in several leaflets: see below for sources.

Leaflets and advice

South Gloucestershire Council South Gloucestershire Council.

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