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Goosnargh and Beacon Fell Country Park 14 miles, circular

Riding the lanes of Lancashire to the top of wooded Beacon Fell. Further information
Information provided courtesy ofAA Insurance

Bowland by Bike – In and Around the Forest of Bowland(North-east Lancashire and North Yorkshire)

No two routes are alike in terms of scenery, attractions and physical effort. This leaflet details five recommended cycle routes in and around theForest ofBowland Areaof Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which covers 310sq.miles of rural north-eastLancashireandNorth Yorkshire.

The Roses Border Ride35 miles, circular

Tour of Pendle Hill15 miles, circular

Salter Fell to Cross o’Greets31 miles, circular

Grizedale and Bleasdale27 miles, circular

Rivers Lune and Wyre  30 miles, circular

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Preston to Lancaster36 miles, linear (or circular routes)

Through attractive pastoral countryside on the fringes of theForest ofBowlandtaking in scenic villages inLancashirewith views of the Bowland Fells. There is also opportunity to take in 3 other picturesque routes along the way to explore if you have time.

Wyresdale and Abbeystead14 miles, circular

Harrisend Fell and Oakenclough8 miles, linear

Beacon Fell and Bleasdale13 miles, linear

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Cuerden Valley to Preston7 miles, linear

Discover Chorley's best-kept secret, the valley of the River Lostock. Further information

Cycle Rides West Lancashire

A variety of routes exploring towns and villages of West Lancashire including Ormskirk, the ridges of High Moor, Ashurst’s Beacon, Douglas Valley. The area is easily reached from Liverpool , Wigan , Chorley and Preston.

Grand Tour of West Lancashire41 miles, circular

Burscough9 miles, circular

ApplebyBridge17 miles, circular

Out from Southport: Clieves Hills and Plex Moss24 miles, circular

Ormskirk21 miles, circular

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The Grand Tour of Pendle Cycle Route35 miles, circular

Through the rugged Pennine Moorland and then onto theRibbleValleybefore returning amidst the heritage of the Leeds & LiverpoolCanalcorridor.  Download

Lancaster to Kendal22 miles, linear

Starting fromLancaster’sMillenniumBridgeviaLancaster Canal, quiet wooded areas, ancient and picturesque Yealands, Leighton Hall, intoCumbriaat Brackenthwaite, Heron Corn Mill,DallamPark, stunning views across to theLake Districtand finally a cycle path into Kendal.  Download

Mary Towneley Loop47 miles, circular

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North Lancashire Bridleway – Denny Beck to Chipping28 miles, linear.  

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CyclingArndale and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty(AONB)

There are 39 AONB in Britain and Arnside & Silverdale is one. It has a rich mixture of contrasting countryside from salt marsh and mixed broadleaf woodlands to limestone cliffs and lush grasslands. The reed beds ofLeighton Moss provide one of the last strongholds of the otter and bittern.

Arnside to Kirkby Lonsdale26 miles, circular

Heversham to Farleton & Beetham11 miles, circular

Holme to Hutton Roof11 miles, circular

Warton to Arkholme14 miles, circular

Warton, Silverdale, Lancaster Canal, Tewitfield Locks13 miles, circular

Furtherinformationwww.arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk

FAMILY CYCLING

Gisburn Forest6 miles, circular

Exploring Lancashire's biggest forest.  Further information