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Walkden station to Bolton Station 5mi Tue 21 May
Gorses Road to Walkden Station 6mi Tue 21 May
Rivington to Horwich Parkway 3mi Tue 5 Mar
Bolton-Bury Eastern section (open) 3mi 26 Aug 2018
Decath to Somerton Road 3mi 23 Feb 2018
Somerton Road to Decathlon 3mi 23 Feb 2018
Decath Bltn to Train Station 600m 23 Feb 2018
Cams Lane links 1mi 21 Feb 2018
Hindley Stn to Charles St, Leigh 5mi 26 Jan 2018
Walshaw Rd -Decath 7mi 13 Nov 2017

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Cyclists to be ‘caged’ in new Bolton route

Tuesday 2 September · 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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cycle.travel expands to Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

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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…