Starting in Canterbury in the shadow of the famous Cathedral, EuroVelo 5 winds its way along pleasant Kentish Lanes to the coast at Dover, home to Britain’s busiest port, largest castle and the legendary White Cliffs. Cycling in the UK is guaranteed to bring you many surprises with such a variety of things to see and do. Whether it’s dramatic coastlines, rolling hills, picturesque villages or bustling cities you’re looking for, you’ll find it here.

National & Regional Information

0. Sustrans (NECC)

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle in the UK. They manage the National Cycle Route Network, a UK-wide network of more than 16,000 miles of signed paths and routes. The National Cycle Network paths have been launched on OS Maps that you can access here. Sustrans is also the National EuroVelo Coordination Centre in the UK.

0117 926 8893

Route 1: from Dover to the Shetland Islands

Further information on Sustrans' National Route 1, a long-distance cycle adventure stretching 1,695 miles through some of the UK’s most stunning scenery. EuroVelo 12 follows the route along the east coast, EuroVelo 5 from Caterbury to Dover and EuroVelo 1 from Aberdeen to Inverness.