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Lowe Lane 1400m 19 Feb 2022
Barnsley 2mi 4 Oct 2020
Barnsley-Brampton 6mi 3 May 2019
Brampton_Barnsley 6mi 29 Apr 2019
NCR62 Brampton 3mi 14 Jul 2017
barnsley 2 5mi 22 May 2017
Royston on-road diversion 6mi 24 Mar 2015
Monk Bretton Priory 4mi 3 Mar 2014
Monk Bretton Priory 5mi 3 Mar 2014
Dearne Valley - Bolton Ings 7mi 3 Mar 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Dearne Valley - Bolton Ings · 7mi one-way
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Conisbrough Castle · 15mi one-way
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Brodsworth Hall and Gardens · 28mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Barnsley

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

To Fleetwood, Blackpool, Southport, Maghull, Liverpool, Widnes, Warrington, Lymm, Manchester, Penistone, Swinton, Doncaster and Selby.

To Chesterfield, Sheffield, Hoyland, Swinton, Royston, Wakefield, Rothwell and Leeds.

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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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022

When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…

cycle.travel now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 2

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…

Plan multi-day adventures easily

22 Mar 2021 · 7

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer? cycle.travel’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…