Who owns Trans Pennine Trail?
Your local authority is responsible: the 26 local authority partners across the country are each responsible for developing and building the Trail in their area. For details of who to contact at the council see the local authority contacts page. Exceptions to this are those owned by Sustrans.
Is the Trans Pennine Trail paved?
The Trans Pennine Trail is a long-distance path running from coast to coast across Northern England entirely on surfaced paths and using only gentle gradients (it runs largely along disused railway lines and canal towpaths).
Where does the Trans Pennine start and finish?
The Trans Pennine Trail Central runs from Leeds to Chesterfield, starting with the royal armouries in the centre of Leeds. You travel alongside the Aire & Calder Navigation before skirting Wakefield and continuing south.
Can you cycle Trans Pennine Trail?
The Trans Pennine Trail for cyclists The Trail passes through many urban areas but also beautiful countryside, villages, castles, abbeys, minsters, canals and railway heritage. The Trail uses surfaced level paths which are relatively flat, providing easy cycling, attractive for novice and experienced cyclists alike.
How long is the Pennine Way?
The full length of the Pennine Way is 268 miles, but chances are, that if you walk from one end to the other you will walk nearer to 253 miles.
Where does the TransPennine Express go?
TransPennine Express (TPE) is operated by FirstGroup PLC. Services between: • Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes via Manchester Piccadilly, Stockport, Sheffield, Doncaster, Scunthorpe and Grimsby Town.
Can you mountain bike the Pennine Way?
The Pennine Bridleway is a 205 miles (330 Km) long National Trail running through the Pennine hills from Derbyshire to Cumbria. It has been specially designed for horse riders, and is also great for mountain bikers and walkers.
What is the NCN 62?
National Route 62 connects Fleetwood on the Fylde region of Lancashire with Selby in North Yorkshire. It forms the west and central sections of the Trans Pennine Trail which is a long-distance path running from coast to coast across northern England.
How difficult is the Pennine Way?
The Pennine Way is generally easy to follow on the ground. However, it is far from foolproof. Over sections of high mountain and moorland there is often a discernable path on the ground, but not always. Map and compass skills are essential.
Can you wild camp on the Pennine Way?
Wild camping (See also box p38) Of all the national trails in England, the Pennine Way probably offers the best chance to wild camp along the full length. Huge sections of the route are on high ground beyond the last farm wall or fence and there are plenty of inconspicuous places to pitch a small tent.
What is a Nova 1 train?
Meet the Nova 1 Operates between Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. 342 seats – 318 standard, 24 first class. Five toilets on-board, including a universal access toilet. Storage for up to four bicycles. Electronic seat reservations system.