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Cycle Routes

Cycle Routes

Cycle map

See our maps and videos about routes in York.


Cycle Route Map

Find out where cycle paths and lanes are, along with some ideas for routes. 

Download the Cycle Route Map


Leisure Rides

Discover more of York’s green spaces by bike. Each map in the series of eight illustrates a short scenic cycle ride that takes around 60 to 90 minutes to complete at a comfortable, leisurely pace.

Download the Leisure Rides


Cycle route videos

Each YouTube video below shows you a cycle route using a camera on a bike. Some show long off-road paths and others show ideas for what roads and paths link popular destinations. For deciding if you want to use a route and to help find your way.

Acomb Shops to Tadcaster Road 
Roads then off-road at Hob Moor.

Clifton Moor to Rawcliffe Bar
Off-road paths and quiet streets.

Foss Islands Path
Old railway line off-road route.

Fulford to Millennium Bridge
Off-road route passing Danesmead Wood.

Holgate to The City Centre
Roads and paths.

James Street to Derwenthorpe
Old railway line off-road route.

James Street to York Minster 
Quiet streets passing points of interest.

Knapton Cycle Path
Off-road path next to York Community Woodland.

Knavesmire to Rowntree Park  
Off-road paths and quiet streets.

Millennium Bridge to University of York 
A quiet street and a scenic off-road route.

New Walk Path 
Riverside path and historical features.

Poppleton to Rawcliffe Bar 
Off-road route with two road crossing points.

Rawcliffe Bar to Museum Gardens
Mainly off-road, through Rawcliffe and Clifton Ings meadows.

Scarborough Bridge to York Hospital 
Off-road paths and one quiet road.

Woodthorpe and Foxwood to Hob Moor 
Off-road paths and quiet streets.

York Hospital to Clifton Moor
Off-road paths and on-road cycle lanes.

York College to Millennium Bridge 
Off-road route.

York Hospital to New Earswick 
Mainly off-road, through Bootham Stray.


Email itravel@york.gov.uk to tell us if you thought a video was helpful and how it could be improved.