Unlike, Citymapper, CycleStreets has national coverage. And while Google goes for obvious cycle routes, Cyclsetreets has fastest, balanced or quietest route options. The app provides all the information you'd expect: distance, topography, time, calories burned and so on. If there is a problem it's too much detail. It can be fiddlyto set a waypoint. Also, OpenStreetMap serves as the underlay for Cyclestreets and this accounts for the app's old-fashioned feel.
But, whether the journey is cross-country or a commute to work, Cyclestreets will know almost every approach to the route. It's surprising how combining national cycle routes and back-country roads lead to an almost car-free journey.
CycleStreets. Price: free.
This review appeared in the March 2015 edition of Geographical.