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NCR6 Preston (revised) 1mi 27 Aug 2022
Preston 3mi 6 Aug 2022
NCR6 Preston 1mi 31 Jul 2022
Erins house 4mi 9 Jan 2020
preston 5mi 14 Aug 2019
'Preston Hospital to Preston via Black Bull Lane/Route 62 3mi 28 Apr 2017
Preston to Preston Hospital via Route 62/black bull lane 3mi 28 Apr 2017
Preston Hospital to Preston via Route 6 3mi 28 Apr 2017
Preston to Preston Hospital via Route 6 3mi 28 Apr 2017
Atherton House (better) 1300m 26 Mar 2015

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

The Royal Arms, Tockholes · 26mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Preston

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

To Telford, Newport, Stafford, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Biddulph, Congleton, Macclesfield, Bollington, Marple, Manchester, Tyldesley, Atherton, Hindley, Wigan, Adlington and Chorley.

To Fleetwood, Blackpool, Southport, Maghull, Liverpool, Widnes, Warrington, Lymm, Manchester, Penistone, Barnsley, Swinton, Doncaster and Selby.

To Manchester, Ramsbottom, Accrington, Rishton, Blackburn, 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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A note on our PDF maps

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