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Long Lane to Chapeltown Road 4mi Mon 7 Sep
Scholey St to Overdale Drive 2mi Mon 7 Sep
Overdale Drive to Scholey St 2mi Mon 7 Sep
clifton cp to peel park 6mi Wed 2 Sep
Gorses Mount to Bell Lane 6mi Mon 27 Jul
Bell Lane to Gorses Mount 6mi Mon 13 Jul
Albert Rd to Scholey St 2mi Thu 9 Jul
Scholey st to Albert Rd 2mi Sat 4 Jul
Work 7mi Thu 2 Apr
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

Share your tips for cycling in Bolton

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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