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Black Train station 2mi 12 Mar 2022
Accrington to Blackburn 5mi 10 Nov 2021
moors 5mi 5 Feb 2021
Sunnybower to ACC STN 6mi 21 Jan 2020
Cherry Tree Station to Witton Park 0mi 13 Jul 2019
Darwen Station to Crookfield Rd Car Park Darwen Moor 4mi 23 Nov 2018
Crookfield Car park, Darwen Moor to Blackburn Station 6mi 23 Nov 2018

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

The Green Jersey · 25mi round-trip
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Sawley Abbey · 14mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Blackburn

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

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

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Blackburn

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…