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Chester 5mi Mon 10 Oct
Cotton to Chester 4mi Mon 12 Sep
Fir Trees to Chesterbasin via Dee 2mi Fri 29 Jul
Chester basin to Fir Trees 1mi Fri 29 Jul
ChesterRailwayStation 3mi Sun 12 Jun
Repair 5mi Wed 1 Jun
Chester STN to Bike Factory 1000m Sat 21 May
to chester city centre 1mi Sun 8 May
Across Chester 3mi 26 Aug 2021
5 Mile Dunkirk to Chester 5mi 19 Jun 2021

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Flint Castle · 12mi one-way
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Dee Estuary - Parkgate · 28mi round-trip
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Ewloe Castle · 19mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Chester

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

To Salisbury, Swindon, Cricklade, Cirencester, Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucester, Worcester, Droitwich Spa, Stourport-on-Severn, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Telford and Whitchurch.

To Neston, Heswall and Hoylake.

To Liverpool, Wallasey, Birkenhead and Neston.

To Holyhead, Menai Bridge, Bangor, Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Abergele, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Holywell, Flint and Connah'S Quay.

To Reading, Wallingford, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Woodstock, Banbury, Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, Brownhills, Cannock, Stafford, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Alsager, Sandbach, Middlewich, Winsford, Northwich, Frodsham and Ellesmere Port.

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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A note on our PDF maps

Sunday 30 October

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…