The Pennine Cycleway
is a Sustrans
-sponsored route from the English
city of Derby
on the Scottish
border. It is part of the National Cycle Network
(NCN 68) and was opened in 2003. It has a total length of about 355 miles, and goes through the National Parks
of the Peak District
, the Yorkshire Dales
; about 80% is on quiet roads and the remainder on traffic-free routes.
It is not to be confused with the Pennine Bridleway, or the Pennine Way, which are National Trails.