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ACCtn stn to Spring wood 7mi Thu 30 Aug
PET CREM to Accr 6mi 10 Oct 2017
Goodshaw Chapel 7mi 3 Mar 2014

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“We want to cycle over viaduct”, say locals

Wednesday 4 June

Lancashire people are calling for a 19th century railway viaduct to be opened up to cyclists. Martholme Viaduct, between Padiham and Accrington, was once regularly used by local people,…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Accrington:

The Chocolate Cafe · 9mi one-way
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Goodshaw Chapel · 7mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Accrington

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Accrington:

To Manchester, Ramsbottom, Rishton, Blackburn, Preston, Morecambe, Carnforth, Kendal, Windermere and Ambleside.

Knowledge

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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.

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cycle.travel expands to Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

New Monday 19 November · 1

You can now use cycle.travel to plan a route anywhere in Europe – from the Adriatic to the Baltic and beyond. We’ve expanded our map and route-planner to include Eastern Europe…

Make like Lance Armstrong with our new 'go direct' option

Tuesday 18 September · 1

No, we’re not suggesting the use of performance-enhancing substances (apart from cake), but when you absolutely have to take that shortcut… When you’re planning a route with cycle.travel, sometimes…