Cycling routes

Lancashire is a fantastic place to cycle with hundreds of miles of quiet country lanes and a range of off road and on road cycling routes throughout the county. Whether you are a serious cyclist looking to take to the hills or a beginner looking for gentle rides on promenades or canal towpaths, there is something for all levels. 

Off road and on road cycling routes in Lancashire

 

Finding your way

There are some brilliant websites and phone apps which can help you make the most of Lancashire's 600 miles of cycle routes for any journey you want to make.

All you need to do is enter your start point and destination on Komoot and ridewithgps and they will plot your best route, with options to use off-road paths as much as possible, or alternatively get there via the most cycle-friendly on-road route.

Further information

Visit Lancashire cycle routes - take your pick of Lancashire cycleways, from a gentle cycle on the flat to the challenging coast to coast route.

Sustrans National Cycle Network - have lots of inspiration and information to help you discover more of the network.

CycleLancashire.com is a great resource for maps and routes, whether you're looking for a gentle ride along the coast or are ready to take on the challenge of the county's picturesque hills and valleys.

The Guild Wheel which circles Preston is a favourite with Lancashire cyclists. This 21-mile circular route can be ridden or walked in any direction for as far as you want.