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Red shed 0mi 8 Nov 2023
Pinder-Kirk 1mi 11 Aug 2023
kirk-Pinder 1mi 11 Aug 2023
Pinder-West 1mi 11 Aug 2023
West-Pinder 1mi 11 Aug 2023
Agbrigg to Horbury 5mi 28 Mar 2022
Horbury to Dewsbury train station 5mi 19 Jul 2020
Stanley Ferry 6mi 19 Jul 2019
Spen Valley Greenway to Osset 4mi 3 Sep 2015
Royston on-road diversion 6mi 24 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 Wakefield:

St Aidan's · 21mi round-trip
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Monk Bretton Priory · 25mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Wakefield

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

To Chesterfield, Sheffield, Hoyland, Swinton, Barnsley, Royston, Rothwell and Leeds.


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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, 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… 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 · 8

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer?’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…