Cycle Routes in and around Greater Manchester

Lower Peak Forest Canal & Marple Locks

  • Gentle
  • 16.4 miles
  • 115 m

Manchester Airport Orbital Cycleway

  • Gentle
  • 8.7 miles
  • 49 m

Mills and Brows

  • Moderate
  • 14.3 miles
  • 371 m

A555 Hazel Grove to Manchester Airport

  • Gentle
  • 14.9 miles
  • 145 m

Station to Station Rides

  • Gentle
  • 0 miles
  • 0 m

Middlewood Way

  • Gentle
  • 20.2 miles
  • 122 m

Alan Newton Way

  • Gentle
  • 9.2 miles
  • 102 m

Lyme Loop

  • Moderate
  • 12.5 miles
  • 215 m

Over Hills Around New Mills

  • Challenging
  • 10.6 miles
  • 414 m

Lyme Lanes

  • Moderate
  • 12 miles
  • 300 m

Tame Vales and Valleys

  • Gentle
  • 15.6 miles
  • 225 m

Upper Peak Forest Canal

  • Gentle
  • 13.3 miles
  • 17 m

Wood Lanes off Middlewood

  • Gentle
  • 12.5 miles
  • 161 m

Blog posts featuring Greater Manchester

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Cycling Safety

BBC Countryfile’s criticised cycling safety report filmed on closed Long Hill road

Where better to talk to Dame Sarah Storey about cycling safety on fast rural roads than Derbyshire‘s A5004 Long Hill — briefly a cycling paradise while closed to most vehicles. So it was odd that the BBC’s Countryfile failed to mention this fact while using it for background footage in a piece that has been much-criticised online.