Welwyn Hatfield Cycling

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Cycle Route Maps

A free set of cycle route maps for Welwyn and Hatfield, the Alban Way, Cole Green Way, Ayot Green Way and Great North Way can be obtained by emailing pedalpoint@welhat.gov.uk

The same cycle route maps can also be downloaded from the cycling section of the Welwyn Hatfield Borough's website.

There are 4 maps (as PDF files) to download:

Hertfordshire County Council's website has several cycle routes which you can download,
www.hertsdirect.org/envroads/environment/countryside/walkingandriding/walkcyclemaps/

 

The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a collection of numbered cycle ways, which are built and managed by Sustrans, www.sustrans.org.uk.

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The network is divided into National Routes (red badge) and Regional Routes (blue badge)

There are five National Routes in Hertfordshire, three of which pass through Welwyn Hatfield :

An overview of the three routes in Hertfordshire can be found on the Sustrans website.

If you would like to get involved with Sustrans, visit their Get Involved page.

Welwyn Garden City : north to Letchworth Garden City
Welwyn Garden City : south to Welham Green and Potters Bar

Find out more about Route 12 on the Sustrans website.

The section of the route in Hertfordshire is also known as the Great North Way
(Potters Bar to Letchworth)

To find out more about the Great North Way, visit the official website, at www.greatnorthway.org.uk

The route starts at Welwyn Garden City and continues west to Oxford

Find out more about Route 57 on the Sustrans website.

Sections of National Route 57 are also known as:

Welwyn Garden City : west to St. Albans
Welwyn Garden City : east to Hertford and Ware

Find out more about Route 61 on the Sustrans website.

Sections of National Route 61 are also known as:

 

WHCF suggested rides

This is a selection of short local rides, mostly on quiet roads or cycle paths. They should be suitable for families with younger children.

You can view the routes online or download a .GPX file.

To download .GPX and other format files see the EXPORT tab on the online map.

For more rides, both forthcoming and past, please see our Events page. Generally the Saturday Social rides are for adults and older children, family rides are for all ages.