Making Connections

Cycling

“The Spokes in the Wheel”

The Guild Wheel forms part of the National Cycle Network being developed by Sustrans. Preston is the midpoint of the network and the Guild Wheel, which links together a number of key routes, is Route 622.

Route 6 (Preston – Lancaster) – From the city centre, the route crosses Moor Park joining the Guild Wheel at Longsands

Route 55 (Preston – Chorley) – The route takes you along cycle paths to Bamber Bridge, Cuerden Valley Park, Buckshaw village, Astley Hall and Chorley.

Route 62 (Preston – Blackpool) – Follow the canal out of Preston to the Fylde Countryside. The route continues to Lytham St Annes and Blackpool

Route 62 (Preston – Hutton) – Cross the river by Penwortham Old Bridge and ride along cycle paths to Hutton. When complete the route will continue to Southport.

Preston – Grimsargh – From West View Leisure Centre follow the cycle path on the old railway out of Preston to Grimsargh

More information about Sustrans and the National Cycle Network.

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