Friday 30 May
The long-running project to build a cycleway on the disused railway between Stafford and Newport, Shropshire, is finally drawing to a close. Staffordshire County Council says it will complete resurfacing…
Monday 14 April
New cycle route signs are being erected around Telford to guide Land’s End to John O’Groats cyclists away from a lethal road. The A442 dual carriageway became notorious in 2010…
Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Telford:
National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Telford:
To Salisbury, Swindon, Cricklade, Cirencester, Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucester, Worcester, Droitwich Spa, Stourport-on-Severn, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Whitchurch and Chester.
To Newport, Stafford, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Biddulph, Congleton, Macclesfield, Bollington, Marple, Manchester, Tyldesley, Atherton, Hindley, Wigan, Adlington, Chorley and Preston.
To Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Welshpool (Trallwng), Newtown, Llanidloes and Aberystwyth.
What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.