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Northowram 1mi 25 Oct 2022
Craggies to Sowerby Bridge 4mi 13 Sep 2022
Hfx to Brig 6mi 6 Mar 2022
Hebden CAMC - Sowerby Bridge 4mi 6 Jul 2021
Hebden Booth 4mi 12 Apr 2019
HFX Stn to Friendly 3mi 4 Feb 2018
Towngate Tea Room & Deli 6mi 3 Mar 2014

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Cycling minister to inspect Yorkshire tunnel

16 May 2014

The campaign to reopen Queensbury railway tunnel, between Halifax and Bradford, for cyclists has received a boost. Robert Goodwill, Minister for Cycling, has agreed to visit the tunnel and…

Could Yorkshire get its own Two Tunnels?

31 Mar 2014

The Two Tunnels path, burrowing under the hillside south of Bath, has become one of the National Cycle Network’s greatest successes since opening last year. Now the people of West Yorkshire…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Marsden Moor Estate · 26mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Halifax

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

To Ashbourne, Buxton, Hebden Bridge, Burnley, Barnoldswick, Sedbergh, Appleby-in-Westmorland and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

To Manchester, Littleborough, Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Elland, Brighouse, Huddersfield, Mirfield, Dewsbury, Bradford and Leeds.

To Ashbourne, Buxton, Hebden Bridge, Burnley, Barnoldswick, Sedbergh, Appleby-in-Westmorland and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

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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

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…