National Cycle Route 6

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National Cycle Route 6 (or NCR 6) is a route of the National Cycle Network, running from London to the Lake District.


Parts of the route are currently incomplete and some sections follow other routes.[1]

London to Derby[edit]

Harpenden | Milton Keynes Luton | Northampton | Market Harborough | Leicester | Loughborough | Derby

Derby to Penistone[edit]

Derby | Sheffield | Penistone

Penistone to Reddish[edit]

Penistone | Reddish

Between Penistone and Reddish, the route follows National Route 62 along the Trans Pennine Trail.

Reddish to Bury[edit]

Reddish | Fallowfield | Whalley Range | Manchester | Bury

From Reddish, National Route 6 enters Manchester via the Fallowfield Loop. Passing through Whalley Range and Manchester city centre it then follows part of the Irwell Sculpture Trail as it runs through Drinkwater Park and north towards Bury.

Bury to Keswick[edit]

Bury | Preston | Kendal | Keswick


  1. ^ "National Route 6". Sustrans. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 

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