National Cycle Route 67
|NCN Route 67|
|Designation||National Cycle Network|
|Trailheads||North: Long Whatton|
The route is incomplete with gaps to the planned northern and southern trailheads and there are gaps south of Chesterfield. Between Leeds and Bramham the gap is filled by NCN Route 66.
Long Eaton to HeanorEdit
The southern end of route 67 is at junction with NCN Route 6 in Long Eaton. Running north for 10 miles (16 km) to Heanor, it is a traffic free path (98%) through Shipley Country Park known as the Nutbrook Trail.
Blackwell to GrassmoorEdit
Chesterfield to LeedsEdit
The longest continuous section of NCN 67 is the 65 miles (105 km) Trans Pennine Trail (Central) route from Chesterfield to Leeds. It passes through the eastern sides of Sheffield, Barnsley and Wakefield. On reaching the south east of Leeds, it meets NCN Route 66 which can be followed east for 13 miles (21 km) to reach the next section.
Bramham to RiponEdit
From Bramham the route uses paths adjacent to the A1(M) to Wetherby where it uses the Harland Way railway path to Spofforth. The route is the a mixture of on-road, traffic free and railway path through Harrogate to its current northern terminus at a junction with NCN Route 688 near Fountains Abbey. Route 688 can be followed for 5 miles (8.0 km) to reach Ripon.
Related NCN routesEdit
Route 67 is part of the Trans Pennine Trail (Central) route along with:
Route 67 meets the following routes:
- at Leeds and Bramham
- at Wetherby
- at Harrogate
- at Fountains Abbey
- at Wombwell and
- at Meadowhall and Long Eaton
- at Sheffield
- "Route 67 - Map". Sustrans. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
- "Nutbrook Trail". Sustrans. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
- "Nutbrook Trail - Derbyshire County Council". www.derbyshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
- "Five Pits Trail - Derbyshire County Council". www.derbyshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
- "Trans Pennine Trail (Central)". Sustrans. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
- "Harland Way cycle route". www.hedgehogcycling.co.uk. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
- "Nidderdale Greenway". Visit Harrogate. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
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