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sixTOwater 1mi Wed 8 Aug
Home to Work 2mi Wed 8 Aug
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

Tuesday 25 March

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.

Knowledge

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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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Make like Lance Armstrong with our new 'go direct' option

Tuesday 18 September

No, we’re not suggesting the use of performance-enhancing substances (apart from cake), but when you absolutely have to take that shortcut… When you’re planning a route with cycle.travel, sometimes…

Smart Turns – new on cycle.travel's route-planner

New Saturday 23 April · 13

Today cycle.travel’s route-planner gets the biggest single improvement since it launched – a new feature we call Smart Turns. cycle.travel now casts a forensic eye over every turn…