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Long Lane to Chapeltown Road 4mi 7 Sep 2020
Scholey St to Overdale Drive 2mi 7 Sep 2020
Overdale Drive to Scholey St 2mi 7 Sep 2020
clifton cp to peel park 6mi 2 Sep 2020
Gorses Mount to Bell Lane 6mi 27 Jul 2020
Bell Lane to Gorses Mount 6mi 13 Jul 2020
Albert Rd to Scholey St 2mi 9 Jul 2020
Scholey st to Albert Rd 2mi 4 Jul 2020
Work 7mi 2 Apr 2020
LOS to Riv 6mi 3 Dec 2019

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Cyclists to be ‘caged’ in new Bolton route

2 Sep 2014 · 1

A new cycleway in Bolton will provide a safe, direct route for local cyclists – but don’t expect a scenic view. Concerns about local children throwing stones from the Darcy…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Popup Bikes · 26mi round-trip
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The Lavender Barn · 37mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Bolton

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

To Telford, Newport, Stafford, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Biddulph, Congleton, Macclesfield, Bollington, Marple, Manchester, Tyldesley, Atherton, Hindley, Wigan, Adlington, Chorley and Preston.

To Manchester, Ramsbottom, Accrington, 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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