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Out of Northampton 6mi Fri 17 May
Tash bike back 2mi 2 Aug 2023
Holyrood Rd 3mi 12 Sep 2022
To Richard 3mi 28 Jul 2021
NCR536 Northampton 3mi 6 Feb 2020
Canal - Billing 7mi 26 Feb 2019
sixTOwater 1mi 8 Aug 2018
Home to Work 2mi 8 Aug 2018
Northampton town 4mi 12 Sep 2017
hardingstone to quinton 3mi 13 Jul 2014

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Northampton is the latest to get hire-bikes

25 Mar 2014

The town of Northampton is the latest to sign up to Britain’s bike-hire boom. The newly named ‘Cycle CoNNect’ scheme, riffing on the area’s NN postcode, starts operation in May.…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Northampton:

Rushton Triangular Lodge · 40mi round-trip
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Tea-Zels · 39mi round-trip
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Farmhouse Cafe · 35mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Northampton

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Northampton:

To Rickmansworth, London, St Albans, Harpenden, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Market Harborough, Leicester, Loughborough, Shepshed, Derby, Nottingham, Worksop and Sheffield.


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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022 · 2

When you’re planning a route, has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic… now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 3

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…