Cycle routes and maps

Active Wakefield Cycle Maps

Entry, easy, steady and challenging circular routes around Pontefract Park, Pugneys Country Park and Thornes Park

City Connect West Yorkshire Interactive Cycle Map

Wakefield Wheel

Devised and signed by the Wakefield District Cycle Forum, the Wheel is a 38 mile circular cycle route round Wakefield. The Map costs £2 and can be purchased from Squires Tearoom, the reception at the Discovery Centre at Anglers Country Park, Pugneys Water Park reception, the Shop at Nostell Priory and the reception at Thornes Park Stadium.

The Wonders of Wakefield Trail (WoW)

The WoW is a circular 21 mile cycle route round some of the wonders of Wakefield devised and signed by the Wakefield District Cycle Forum. The Map costs £1 and can be purchased from Squires Tearoom, the reception at the discovery centre at Anglers Country Park, Pugneys Water Park reception, the Shop at Nostell Priory and the reception at Thornes Park Stadium.

Ossett to Dewsbury Greenway  

A project between Kirklees Council and Wakefield Council to provide a largely traffic free route for walkers and cyclists between Ossett Town Centre and Dewsbury Town Centre. 

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Trans Pennine Trail 

The first long distance multi-user trail in the UK. Stretching the breadth of Northern England, from the Irish Sea to the North Sea, it is a journey of 215 miles (346km).

Added to this are the north/south route options, between Leeds, York and Chesterfield, making around 350 miles (560km) of signed route to follow along a mixture of well surfaced canal and railway paths, tracks and bridleways, footpaths, cycle lanes and minor roads.

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Sustrans National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a network of safe, traffic-free paths and quiet on-road cycling and walking routes. Its 14,000 miles criss-cross the country, linking up villages, towns and cities. The Network is used by almost five million people a year and runs into town centres, past schools and through stunning countryside from Cornwall to the Shetland Isles.

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