Two tyred? Give me a brake, that’s a wheelie lame excuse!
Cycling in London is more than just getting from A to B. It’s a great way to see the sights, get your bearings and enjoy a bit of exercise 🚴.
Many Londoners are already enjoying Cycleways, which is great because we plan to keep them coming!
C6 King’s Cross – Kentish Town
Get your culture, retail and sightseeing fix sorted along the new Cycleway 6! Here’s our top sights to enjoy along the way:
- British Library – did you know it’s the largest national library in the world? With around 200 million items available for you to enjoy, it’s sure to keep you busy. 📚
- Camden Market – with incredible shops, eateries and music venues, it’s no surprise that this iconic spot is London’s fourth most popular visitor attraction. 🛍️
- Regents Canal Footpath – take in 14km of scenic views from Paddington to Limehouse Basins! 🚣
C17 Elephant and Castle – Burgess Park
Get some fresh air and enjoy a spot of shopping along the new Cycleway 17! Be sure to check out:
- Elephant Park – while you might struggle to find elephants, you’re guaranteed to enjoy the largest new green space in central London in the last 70 years. 🌳
- East Street Market – take home a trinket and a slice of history from this market that’s been running since 1880. 🛍️
- Burgess Park BMX track – confident on your wheels? Why not take to the ramps? 🚴
C20 Enfield Town – Palmers Green
Indulge your senses along the new Cycleway 20! Here’s our highlights:
- Enfield Town Centre – get your retail fix at not one but two shopping centres and enjoy plenty of options to eat and drink. 🛍️
- Enfield Town Park – get lost in 9.5 hectares of parkland with a river running through it. 🌳
- The sidings N21 farmers market – visit top quality traders with fresh, locally-sourced foods. 🍅
C23 Whipps Cross – Millfields Park
Soak up some scenery and get active along the new Cycleway 23! Here’s where to get started:
- Strap your skates on and go for a spin around the indoor ice rink at Lea Valley Ice Centre. ⛸️
- Epping Forest – did you know these 2,400 hectares of parkland are home to Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, Iron Age forts, and sixty football pitches? 🌳
- Pack a picnic blanket and explore the wildlife garden and willow dome at WaterWorks Centre Nature Reserve & Middlesex Filter Beds. 🌼
C9 Kensington Olympia – Brentford Town Centre
The first section of this West London route is now open! Explore picturesque green spaces and discover things to do near Chiswick.
- While away the hours in Gunnersbury Park’s gardens, wildflower meadow and boating lake. Learn about the local area at the Gunnersbury Park Museum. 📍
- Packed with independents and well-known brands, take your time roaming Chiswick High Road and Turnham Green Terrace. Refuel in a cafe or feed your mind with a new find from Foster Books – a must-visit for all bookworms! 📚🐛
- Marvel at Chiswick House’s opulent interior and stunning ceilings. An architectural gem, Chiswick House and Gardens is also the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement. 🏛️
- Switch-off and reconnect with nature at Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve. This urban oasis is one of the area’s best kept secrets! 🤫
C4 Tower Bridge – Greenwich
Take a spin through London’s history and follow Cycleways 4 along the curve of the Thames from Blackfriars, east to Greenwich. Watch out for:
- Crossbones Graveyard – pause for a quiet moment to remember London’s forgotten dead. The People’s memorial honours thousands of unnamed outcasts who were buried here in medieval times. 🪦
- Borough Market – stock up on samples at the capital’s oldest food market. Visit nearby hidden gem, Maltby Street Market for more delicious treats and quirky businesses sheltered beneath railway arches. 🛍️
- Brunel Museum – descend and learn more about the oldest tunnel in the oldest underground network in the world. 🚇
- Cutty Sark – hop onboard the fastest ship of its time! Complete your tour of Maritime Greenwich at the Old Royal Naval College.
- Royal Observatory – tour the universe at the planetarium or step outside of time and be in two places at once astride the Prime Meridian Line. 👥
- Severndroog Castle – climb to the top of this 18th century Gothic tower for 360° views of London and beyond. Roam around 72.7 hectares of ancient woodland or join the Capital Ring route. 🏰
Go Cycle Kingston
Kingston’s at your feet. Cycle your way around and see all of these sights, by bike.
- Explore the 300 stores that make Kingston Town Centre London’s third biggest shopping destination 🛍️
- Old London Road – spin by David Mach’s famous sculpture, “Out of Order”. 🤳
- Cycle along the Thames and see Clattern Bridge, the city’s oldest bridge. 🌉
Find your way
Cycleways are high-quality cycle routes for all Londoners to enjoy 🚴 🚴 🚴.
Our network links communities, businesses and destinations all across the Capital and are super easy navigate, with clear signage and road markings so riders of all levels can feel safe and confident.
There’s even a handy map to help you plan your journey 🗺.