Cycle Routes in and around Greater Manchester

Lower Peak Forest Canal & Marple Locks

  • Gentle
  • 16.4 miles
  • 376 ft

Manchester Airport Orbital Cycleway

  • Gentle
  • 8.7 miles
  • 162 ft

Mills and Brows

  • Moderate
  • 14.3 miles
  • 1218 ft

A555 Hazel Grove to Manchester Airport

  • Gentle
  • 14.9 miles
  • 475 ft

Station to Station Rides

  • Gentle
  • 0 miles
  • ft

Middlewood Way

  • Gentle
  • 20.3 miles
  • 401 ft

Alan Newton Way

  • Gentle
  • 9.2 miles
  • 336 ft

Lyme Loop

  • Moderate
  • 12.5 miles
  • 706 ft

Over Hills Around New Mills

  • Challenging
  • 10.6 miles
  • 1358 ft

Lyme Lanes

  • Moderate
  • 12 miles
  • 984 ft

Tame Vales and Valleys

  • Gentle
  • 15.6 miles
  • 739 ft

Upper Peak Forest Canal

  • Gentle
  • 13.3 miles
  • 56 ft

Wood Lanes off Middlewood

  • Gentle
  • 12.5 miles
  • 528 ft

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.