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ToUniPool 3mi Sat 15 Jun
Carnforth to Borwick 2mi Tue 28 May
Thorntontoclapham 6mi Tue 28 May
Lancaster_red_bank 5mi Tue 14 May
To Morecambe start 5mi Fri 10 May
morecambe to lancaster 4mi 13 Sep 2023
Morecambe Stn to Hotel via FRONT 1mi 11 Sep 2023
Lancaster Station to Morecambe 3mi 11 Sep 2023
Carnforth Rail Sta. to Leighton Moss NR 3mi 29 Aug 2023
Austwick to Thornbrook barnsite 7mi 24 Aug 2023

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Our newest route guide: the Morecambe Bay Cycle Way

16 Jun 2015

The newly opened Bay Cycle Way, an 80-mile tour around Morecambe Bay, opened this weekend – and we’re pleased to celebrate with the latest addition to our detailed UK…

Explore Morecambe Bay with new touring route

18 Sep 2014 · 1

A scenic touring route is being devised to follow the coast around Morecambe Bay, from Barrow-in-Furness all the way to Lancaster and beyond. The 100-mile Bay Cycle Way will be…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Morecambe Bay - Hest Bank · 8mi round-trip
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Warton Old Rectory · 17mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Lancaster

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

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

To Barrow-in-Furness, Ulverston, Grange-Over-Sands, Kendal, Kirkby Stephen, Barnard Castle, Willington, Brandon, Durham, Hetton-Le-Hole and Sunderland.

To Manchester, Ramsbottom, Accrington, Rishton, Blackburn, Preston, Morecambe, Carnforth, Kendal, Windermere and Ambleside.

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

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

30 Oct 2022 · 2

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…