Cheshire – our firm favourite for cycling

A map of the Cheshire Cycleway - route 70
Website last updated 21st August 2018

No doubt about it, if we didn’t already live here, we’d be returning time and time again for our cycling holidays. That’s why we’ve developed this web site, to spread the word….

Cheshire’s got the lot for cycling holidaymakers – flat routes for eating up the miles, exhilarating hills for the energetic, tarmac, tracks and tow-paths, quiet lanes and bustling market towns, and a calendar’s-worth of scenery, from woods and pasture to miles of moor. Plenty to go at if you’re a good map reader, but all this variety is on a plate if you choose to follow all 176 miles (282km) of the signed Cheshire Cycleway.

And where we live in our south-east corner of the county, we’re nicely in reach of parts of Derbyshire, Staffordshire and shropshire too, by bike or with train assistance.

All in all, an attractive place to reduce your carbon footprint for routine journeys or recreation. Touring holidays, short breaks, weekends or half a day. Just Cycle Cheshire.

What’s so special?

02-03-94-00The sheer number of backroads is astonishing, giving rise to plenty of permutations for cycle rides in quite small areas. Coupled with rougher tracks and bridleways, plus canal tow-paths and various sections of disused railway track, there are plenty of places for a bike ride.

The variety of terrain and the number of routes means that anyone of any ability can enjoy cycling here. It’s just a case of choosing an appropriate area and mapping a route before settling into a pace that enables you to enjoy the scenery. So beat the credit crunch with a cycle outing – the only cost is calories.



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Latest cycling news:

Councillors have given their backing to a wide-ranging package of proposals to make Garratt Lane safer, greener and more attractive to cyclists and pedestrians - and to create four new Low Traffic Neighbourhoods wandsworth.gov.uk/news/february-…

test Twitter Media - Councillors have given their backing to a wide-ranging package of proposals to make Garratt Lane safer, greener and more attractive to cyclists and pedestrians - and to create four new Low Traffic Neighbourhoods https://t.co/1kcS6VRDIz https://t.co/x6DCUc19t8

We’re working hard with ⁦@GlosCC⁩ & ⁦@gloswildlife⁩ on a smooth new path for cyclists & walkers between Nailsworth & Dudbridge - please bear with us. It’s part of our #CN2030 commitment to take cars off the road & make cycling easier - stroud.gov.uk/news-archive/y…

test Twitter Media - We’re working hard with ⁦@GlosCC⁩ & ⁦@gloswildlife⁩ on a smooth new path for cyclists & walkers between Nailsworth & Dudbridge - please bear with us.
It’s part of our #CN2030 commitment to take cars off the road & make cycling easier - 
https://t.co/cXqOYbYrk6 https://t.co/6ZcC9fTsyg
test Twitter Media - We’re working hard with ⁦@GlosCC⁩ & ⁦@gloswildlife⁩ on a smooth new path for cyclists & walkers between Nailsworth & Dudbridge - please bear with us.
It’s part of our #CN2030 commitment to take cars off the road & make cycling easier - 
https://t.co/cXqOYbYrk6 https://t.co/6ZcC9fTsyg
test Twitter Media - We’re working hard with ⁦@GlosCC⁩ & ⁦@gloswildlife⁩ on a smooth new path for cyclists & walkers between Nailsworth & Dudbridge - please bear with us.
It’s part of our #CN2030 commitment to take cars off the road & make cycling easier - 
https://t.co/cXqOYbYrk6 https://t.co/6ZcC9fTsyg
test Twitter Media - We’re working hard with ⁦@GlosCC⁩ & ⁦@gloswildlife⁩ on a smooth new path for cyclists & walkers between Nailsworth & Dudbridge - please bear with us.
It’s part of our #CN2030 commitment to take cars off the road & make cycling easier - 
https://t.co/cXqOYbYrk6 https://t.co/6ZcC9fTsyg

New cycling infrastructure. Bravo Johnson. The key line? "All new routes will be built to tough new design standards". We can't blindly trust the car-first Clarksons on councils. Oxford's killer cycle paths are... *painted lines in the car-door zone*. gov.uk/government/new…

Today we announce a massive 💥£5billion for Buses🚌 & Cycling🚴‍♂️ Tackling disconnection is at the heart of this new Government’s ⁦@10DowningStreet⁩ commitment to level-up, spread opportunity & lead in 21stC transport innovation. Linkℹ️ here: gov.uk/government/new…

Government to pledge £5bn for bus services and cycling routes bbc.in/2w1I15W

🚶‍♂️🚴‍♀️ We’re consulting on proposals to transform Green Lanes for walking and cycling. ℹ️ Find out more and have your say: news.hackney.gov.uk/have-your-say-…