18 Jun 2014
A new cycle bridge is to be built in Stafford to connect two parts of the town – and fill a gap in the National Cycle Network. The £1.6m bridge will cross the…
30 May 2014
The long-running project to build a cycleway on the disused railway between Stafford and Newport, Shropshire, is finally drawing to a close. Staffordshire County Council says it will complete resurfacing…
Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Stafford:
National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Stafford:
To Telford, Newport, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Biddulph, Congleton, Macclesfield, Bollington, Marple, Manchester, Tyldesley, Atherton, Hindley, Wigan, Adlington, Chorley and Preston.
To Reading, Wallingford, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Woodstock, Banbury, Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, Brownhills, Cannock, Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Alsager, Sandbach, Middlewich, Winsford, Northwich, Frodsham, Ellesmere Port and Chester.
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.