Off-Road Access

Barmouth Bridge, part of the National Cycle Network, faces closure after 150 years use due to council cuts, potentially forcing cyclists and walkers on an 18 mile detour.

On Friday 10 July, the Welsh Government launched its consultation 'Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation'.

Don't miss your opportunity to cycle back in time at this year's L'Eroica Britannia in Derbyshire's magnificent peaks with Team CTC. There are 25 places available and each rider will receive a CTC heritage jersey.

Unsurfaced highways shared with motor vehicles - 27 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
Not all unsurfaced highways are robust enough for use by motor vehicles. Ruts and mud, for example, can make them difficult or impossible for cycling.

Towpaths, canals and rivers - 27 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
Paths alongside canals and rivers can provide attractive and useful motor-traffic free routes for utility and recreational cycling.

Rights of Way Improvement Plans (England & Wales) - 12 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
By law, local authorities must develop Rights of Way Improvement Plans (RoWIPs). The plans are a good way of improving opportunities for cycling off-road.

Scotland's Land Reform Act has opened up the countryside for walking and cycling. The rest of the UK should follow its example.

Bridleways and byways need to be kept clear of obstructions and in a good state of repair, so that cyclists can enjoy their off-road rides.

Proposals based on sense, safety and compromise rejected for inclusion in the New Forest Cycle Events Organisers' Charter.

In the latest stage of developments in the ongoing saga in the New Forest, CTC and Sustrans have shown a united front against the New Forest National Park Authority’s draft Charter.

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