It's a good idea to plan your route before you go out on your bike.
All the cycle routes in Shropshire can be viewed on our interactive map, or you can download or order copies of leaflets showing routes across Shropshire.
In addition, you can use online cycle journey planners to plan your route. We recommend:
Trying to work out the best way to get from A to B by bicycle? The Transport Direct journey planner lets you search for the quickest, quietest or most recreational route, and provides directions and a map of the route.
This tool was launched in February 2010 and is still being improved; if you notice any problems with it please leave feedback on the Transport Direct website by foillowing the 'contact us' link at the bottom of the page.
Cycle route videos
You can watch videos demonstrating the different types of routes which the journey planner provides on our YouTube page.
Mobile phone applications
There are several applications which allow you to access or download cycle routes on your phone. These include:
- Sustrans national cycle network app - free app available for iPhone and Android which enables you to access over 25,000 miles of walking and cycling network across the UK, anytime anywhere.
- ViewRanger - a mobile phone app which costs £1.79 to download. 49 Shropshire routes are available to download to your phone for a small charge. These are mostly from our Market Towns Cycle Rides series. We've also added a couple of free routes for you to sample: Wildlife and waterways and A cycle tour of Shrewsbury Town FC.