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work 3mi Wed 8 May
via levers causeway 6mi Wed 3 Apr
To work 4mi Wed 3 Apr
easter sunday 5mi Sat 30 Mar
Bromborough Wirral 6mi Tue 30 Jan
Liverpool 1mi 25 Jul 2023
56 Bidston- Woodchurch 3mi 10 Jul 2023
Trst 2mi 19 Jun 2023
F 1mi 23 May 2023
To Eastham ferry 3mi 15 Apr 2023

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Gastro Deli · 42mi round-trip
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Eureka Cafe · 33mi round-trip
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Formby · 36mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Birkenhead

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

To Chester, Neston, Heswall and Hoylake.

To Liverpool, Wallasey, Neston and Chester.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Birkenhead

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 · 2

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 · 3

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 · 13

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…