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Located in North West England, Lancashire's county town is Lancaster. The county is believed to have been founded 1182 and until 1974 the cities of Liverpool and Manchester were also covered by the county of Lancashire. In the Industrial Revolution the county was a very successful producer of cotton, with mills located all over the region.


Recently added Lancashire Cycle Routes
Route NameStartMilesDate Added
Chadderton,piethorne, Diggle, Standedge,uppermill Cycle RouteMills Hill27.6911/12/2014
Starting at Mills Hill Station in chadderton, going along th...
Blackpool - Pilling Circular Cycle Routeblackpool central pier32.6605/09/2014
start at central pier. up chapel st, left at central drive a...
Baxenden Round Trip Cycle RouteWhalley new road, blackburn24.3905/09/2014
starts off on roads, then goes up the old quarry road which ...
Baxenden Round Trip Cycle RouteWhalley new road24.3905/09/2014
this starts off with a ride out on roads but the stretch fro...
Preston to Salmesbury Bottoms Cycle RouteAvenham Park13.2123/07/2014
Out from the city centre along the lanes and lancashire vill...

All Lancashire Cycle Routes
Route NameStartEndDurationMiles
Accrington to Haslingden LoopMount St, AccringtonMount St, Accrington01:0611.34
Adlington Circular via LeylandChorley RoadBolton Road03:0631.67
Appley Bridge to Croston CircularAppley Bridge Railway StationAppley Bridge Railway Station01:4818.97
Astley Bridge - tottington CircleAstley Bridge, Bolton, LancsAstley Bridge, Bolton, Lancs01:4217.16
Atherton to Hollinwoodatherton train stationhollinwood morrisons02:1823.58
Bank Holiday StrollRedmayne Drive, CarnforthRedmayne Drive, Carnforth02:1823.56
Bare to Lancaster Uni Via BowerhamBareLancaster University00:427.17
Barlick to West Marton via Bracewell LoopGisburn Road (B6251)Gisburn Road (B6251)00:488.07
Barnoldswick Loop via CarnforthBrogden Lane, BarnoldswickBrogden Lane, Barnoldswick09:3696.44
Barnoldswick Loop via Carnforth and ClitheroeBrogden Lane, BarnoldswickBrogden Lane, Barnoldswick09:4297.13
Barrow to Dunsop Bridge LoopWhalley Road, BarrowWhalley Road, Barrow03:1232.85
Barrowford Gisburn Bracewell LoopBarrowford, Gisburn Road, A682Barrowford, Lancashire01:4818.96
Barton Bubble Blower Poulton-le-FyldePoulton-le-Fylde03:0631.63
Baxenden Round TripWhalley new roadwhalley new road02:2424.39
Baxenden Round TripWhalley new road, blackburnwhalley new road02:2424.39
Beacon Fell Country Park to Chipping CircularBeacon Fell Country Park, Beacon Fell RoadBeacon Fell Country Park, Beacon Fell Road01:0010.34
Beardwood to RibchesterBlackburn/Beardwood/The SpinneyBlackburn/Beardwood/The Spinney00:366.68
Billinge Chorley - Shortbillingesouthlands high01:1212.08
Blackburn Loop via Mellor BrookBeardwood, BlackburnBeardwood, Blackburn00:488.75
Blackburn to Barrow LoopShadsworth Road (B6130)Shadsworth Road (B6130)02:4828.81
Blackburn, to Rishton via Canal LoopBlackburn Road (A679)Blackburn Road (A679)00:366.01
Blackpool - Pilling Circularblackpool central pierblackpool central pier03:1232.66
Blackpool Circular via West BeachWoodland Grove, BlackpoolWoodland Grove, Blackpool02:0020.01
Blackpool to Clitheroe LoopPlymouth RoadPlymouth Road08:0080.84
Blackpool To Great PrestonBlackpoolGreat Preston08:0080.79
Blackpool to Lancaster and Broughton LoopPlymouth Road(A587)Plymouth Road(A587)05:2454.61
Blackpool to Lancaster Circular via CockerhamDevonshire RoadDevonshire Road05:4858.91
Blackpool to Nateby, Garstang and Woodplumpton LoopSquires Gate Lane (A5230)Squires Gate Lane (A5230)05:0651.75
Blackpool to Preston CircularFordway AvenueFordway Avenue03:4838.61
Blackpool To ScortonQueen's PromenadeQueen's Promenade04:1242.18
Blackpool to Singleton and Weeton LoopHornby Road (B5263)Hornby Road (B5263)01:3616.32
Blackpool to Wharles loop around Fylde VillagesStanley Park Sports ArenaStanley Park Sports Arena02:2424.69
blackpool/south shore/summervilleblackpool/south shoreblackpool/south shore03:1232.27
Breightmet to Harwood CircularBury Road (A58), BreightmetBury Road (A58), Breightmet00:549.92
Breightmet to Lostock and Farnworth LoopBury Road (A58), BreightmetBury Road (A58), Breightmet01:4818.03
Breightmet to Whitefield and Kearsley CircularBury Road (A58), BreightmetBury Road (A58), Breightmet01:2414.96
Broadwaters CircleCarla Gran Caravan ParkCarla Gran Caravan Park00:549.82
Bromley Cross to Helmshore LoopChapeltown Road (B6391), Bromley CrossChapeltown Road (B6391), Bromley Cross02:0020.12
Burnley Circular via Habergham Eaves and BlackshawPadiham Rd, BurnleyPadiham Rd, Burnley02:4828.73
Burnley Loop via Todmordon and RawtenstallCasterton AvenueCasterton Avenue03:2434.02
Burnley to Radcliffe Via RawtenstallQueen Victoria Rd, BurnleySpring Lane, Radcliffe02:0020.66
Cancal Cycle To HeinzBamber Bridge, PrestonHeinz, Wigan01:4818.89
Carnforth Circular Via SandsideCarnforthCarnforth01:5419.8
Chadderton,piethorne, Diggle, Standedge,uppermillMills HillOldham02:4227.69
Cherry Tree Blackburn CircularCherry Tree Rail StationAs above01:1813.13
Children In Need Bike RouteKemp Street, FleetwoodQueen Street, Blackpool04:4848.38
Chorley Loop via CuerdaleCarr Lane, ChorleyCarr Lane, Chorley02:3626.67
Chorley to RivingtonLock and Quay ChorleyLock and Quay Chorley01:1212.12
Chorley To SalwickChorleyPreston01:3015.28
Chorley to SouthportSouthport Road A581, ChorleyLord street, Southport02:4828.07
Circular RouteStanley Park BlackpoolStanley Park Blackpool04:1242.33
Clayton-le-moors to SlailburnClayton-le-moorsClayton-le-moors03:3035.78
Clitheroe The 'conquerer'Poulton-le-FyldeClitheroe06:3065.55
Clitheroe to Chipping Circular Via Bashall Eaves and Great MittonPendle Road, ClitheroePendle Road, Clitheroe02:3626.65
Clitheroe To HarrogateClitheroeHarrogate04:5449.42
Clitheroe to Hawes via OtterburnRock Brow, ChaigleyTurfy Hill, Hawes05:1252.5
Clitheroe via Wigglesworth CircularPendle Road crossroadsPendle Road crossroads05:1853.75
Clitheroe, Pendle Hill, Barnoldswick CircularClitheroeClitheroe03:0030.93
Commute to Work.cadishead/atherton lane.workplace/northenden.02:0621.94
Darwen Circular via BelmontBolton Rd, DarwenBolton Rd, Darwen02:1823.61
Delph Donkey- Strinesdale Reservoirs- St. AgnesLeesLees00:488.25
Dovestone ReservoirDovestone reservoir car parkDovestone reservoir car park00:305.01
Downham Circular Via Clitheroe and Blacko(Car Park) Highmoor, Pendle road, Clitheroe(Car Park) Highmoor, Pendle road, Clitheroe01:5420.47
Eccleston to Dalton Quick Hill Figure EightEccleston (B5250)Eccleston (B5250)02:4828.85
Edgworth - Hoddlesdon - Edgworth Anticlockwise LoopCrossroads in EdgworthCrossroads in Edgworth01:0010.53
FenceFenceFence01:4217.47
Fence to Barley and Roughlee LoopBarrowford Road (A6068), FenceBarrowford Road (A6068), Fence01:0611.35
Fence to Worston CircularWheatley Lane RoadWheatley Lane Road02:0621.21
Fleetwood Ferry FiftyFleetwood FerryFleetwood Ferry05:0651.01
Fleetwood River Wyre LoopEros Roundabout, Fleetwood Road (B5268)Eros Roundabout, Fleetwood Road (B5268)00:549.03
Fylde Coast CircularNorth PierNorth Pier03:5439.51
Great Harwood to Langho LoopPark Lane (B6535), Great HarwoodPark Lane (B6535), Great Harwood01:2414.98
Great Harwood to WhalleyGladstone Street, Great HarwoodWhalley00:183.57
Greenber Field Locks to Foulridge CanalGreenber Field LocksFoulridge Reservoir00:304.17
Grimsargh CircularGrimsargh VillageGrimsargh Village00:305.73
Hambleton to Fulwood via CatterallConiston Ave, HambletonMidgery Lane, Fulwood, Preston01:4217.45
Healy Nab LoopAnglezarke res.Anglezarke res.00:366.3
Helmshore - Summerseat - Edenfield CircularHelmshoreHelmshore01:1212.35
How Many Pubs?The Grapes pr42phThe Grapes pr42ph02:1222.51
Inskip Circular via BowlandPreston RoadPreston Road04:1242.27
Jogle Day 7 Carnforth to NorthwichCarnforthNorthwich07:2474.06
Kirkby Lonsdale LoopScale Hall, LancasterScale Hall Lancaster04:2444.84
Kirkham to Kikham Past A Few PubsKirkham Kirkham01:3015.62
Knott End Circular via Blackpool PromenadeLancaster RoadLancaster Road03:1232.79
Knott End on Sea Country DashEsplanade (B5270), Knott End on SeaEsplanade (B5270), Knott End on Sea00:366.36
Kris' Get Buff N Ting Route Around Clifton and SalwickClifton Village, PrestonClifton Village, Preston00:305.28
Lammack TriangleLammack RoadLammack Road02:0020.08
Lancashire LoopWinstanley, WiganWinstanley, Wigan02:5429.5
Lancashire Loop via Cockerham and ClitheroeMain St, CockerhamMain St, Cockerham09:2494.9
Lancaster to CarlisleLancasterCarlisle08:1080.08
Lancaster to HuddersfieldLancaster UniversityUniversity of Huddersfield06:3666.09
Lancaster To LeekLancasterLeek07:3676.15
Langho to Gisburn Figure EightSpar, Hillcrest Road, LanghoSpar, Hillcrest Road, Langho04:5449.88
Langho to Hathersall and Great Mitton LoopWhalley Road (A666), LanghoWhalley Road (A666), Langho02:0621.1
Langho, Whalley, Hurst Green and Salesbury Circle.LanghoLangho03:3636.42
Langho, Whalley, Jeffry Hill, Chaigley CircularLanghoLangho01:5419.3
Leigh to WiganDakins Road LeighDakins Road Leigh01:5419.35
Leigh,horwich,belmont,chorley LoopLeigh,Leigh roadLeigh,Oxford Street04:0040.8
Leyland Scenic Loopdunkirk lanedunkirk lane04:0641.09
Leyland to Lydiateleylandleyland07:2474.22
Leyland to Parbold Hill LoopTurnip Green Lane (B5256)Turnip Green Lane (B5256)03:1833.39
leyland to PrestonleylandPreston07:3676.7
Longridge, Clitheroe, Chipping, LongridgeLongridge,PrestonLongridge, Preston02:2424.09
Longsands Stonyhurst & Longridge Fell CircuitLongsands, FulwoodLongsands, Fulwood02:2424.13
Longton to Samlesbury LoopLongton Nature Reserve, Liverpool Road, Longton Longton Nature Reserve, Liverpool Road, Longton 02:4828.89
Lune Coal Road ChallengeCaton Bull Beck Picnic Site A683Bull Beck Picnic Site06:1262.78
Lymm LapPartingtonPartington00:488.59
Lytham to Arnside Coastal RouteLytham windmillArnside promenade06:1863.79
Maghull Circular via Clieves HillsA59A5901:0611.37
Mary Towneley Loop MTBWaterfootBacup Rd04:2444.25
Millenium Bridge to Kirby Lonsdale LoopMillenium Bridge (A589)Millenium Bridge (A589)04:0641.75
Morecambe - Carnforth - SilverdaleBroadway, MorecambeMorecambe Prom01:4217.58
Morecambe Circular via CatonMoss LaneMoss Lane01:3015.95
Morecambe Prom / Glasson Dock / Canal PathHeyshamHeysham02:4227.56
Morecambe to Kendal Via Lancaster CanalMorecambe PromenadeKendal Castle (Shop @ bottom of hill)02:3025.28
Morecambe To OvertonBuckingham Road, MorecambeOverton Town Centre00:304.99
Morecambe to ScarboroughMarine Road (A589), MorcambeFalsgrave Road (A170), Scarborough12:06121.53
Morecambe to Scarborough Day 1Marine Rd West, MorecambeBlack Swan, East Witton Rd, Middleham06:1262.5
Morecambe to WindermereMorecambeWindermere02:4828.91
Morecombe Kirkby Lonsdale CircularMorecombe marine roadMorecombe marine road03:3636.41
Much Hoole Circular via Longton and HuttonMuch Hoole B5427Much Hoole B542702:4227.56
Nelson to Sebden LoopCarr Road (B6249)Carr Road (B6249)00:549.12
Nether Kellet via Lancaster and MorecambeHalton Rd, Nether KelletHalton Rd, Nether Kellet01:4217.66
Newton To Bolton Via BelmontNewton with Scale, A583Bolton02:2424.53
Normoss CircularNormossNormoss01:3616.12
Oakenclough and ScortonGarstang Road, PrestonPreston03:0033.12
Ormskirk - Ashursts - Eccleston - Rufford - OrmskirkOrmskirkOrmskirk03:2434.42
Ormskirk Round Route Via Leeds Liverpool CanalOrmskirkOrmskirk01:4818.16
Ormskirk to Chester Via New Brighton & West KirbyCountry Road (A59), OrmskirkChester Train Station04:5449.13
Ormskirk to Mawdesley and Martin Hall LoopSmall Lane (off A570)Small Lane (off A570)03:5439.83
Over Kellet to LiverpoolOver KelletRathbone Road (A5047), Liverpool05:5459.51
Padiham - Hellifield - PadihamPadihamPadiham04:3646.09
Padiham via Downham and Whalley LoopWhalley Road (A671), PadihamWhalley Road (A671), Padiham04:1843.03
Peasley Cross-garswood-billinge-rainford LoopMarshalls Cross Rd02:0020.44
Pending Route - 18-01-2014 21:51FortonForton02:3025.54
Pendle Hill - Circumnavigation (circular Route)ClitheroeClitheroe01:5419.37
Pennine Bridleway Relay Leg 2 OnlyLong Causeway Road by WindfarmCallis Bridge01:1212.62
Penwortham to Glasson Dock via MyerscoughLiverpool Road (A59), PenworthamScotforth Road (B5290), Glasson Dock02:3626.03
Pleasure Beach to Wrea Green CircularBlackpool Pleasure Beach StationBlackpool Pleasure Beach Station01:5419.96
Poulton Le Fylde to Hill Of OaksBreck Road (A588), Poulton Le FyldeHill of Oaks05:3656.43
Preston - Newton circlePrestonPreston03:5439.1
Preston - Waddington Fell - Trough LoopPrestonPreston05:3055.85
Preston Circuit via Clayton BrookMoor Park Football Ground, PrestonMoor Park Football Ground, Preston01:2414.69
Preston Grass Hoppers Rugby ClubPreston Grass Hoppers Rugby ClubClitheroe Rugby Club02:4227.03
Preston Handforth DeanPrestonHandforth Dean41.79
Preston Ring RoadPrestonPreston01:0010.35
Preston to Hoghton LoopNew Hall Lane (A59)New Hall Lane (A59)01:1212.6
Preston to Lancaster Railway Stations Via Knott EndPreston railway stationLancaster railway station04:3045.93
Preston to LiverpoolBlackpool Road (A5085), PrestonRice Lane Train Station, Liverpool02:4828.54
Preston to Salmesbury BottomsAvenham ParkAvenham Park01:1813.21
RAINFORD BYPASSA570 RAINFORD BYPASS TO PARBOLD HILLA570 RAINFORD BYPASS04:1843.07
Rainford Circular via Crawford Village and UphollandSpencers Lane,Tawd BridgeSpencers Lane,Tawd Bridge01:1212.81
Rainford Old Coach RoadRainfordRainford01:2414.49
Rawtenstall Three Counties LoopSt Mary's Way (A682), RawtenstallSt Mary's Way (A682), Rawtenstall03:1833.85
Ribble Valley CircularCalderstone Park, WhalleyCalderstone Park, Whalley01:3015.27
Ribble Valley CircularFour Lanes EndFour Lanes End03:1232.87
Ribble Valley Fell Runner Ribchester Car ParkRibchester Car Park02:5429.05
Ride Of The RosesLancaster UniversityClifton Moor Shopping Centre, York09:3696.19
Rishton to BillingtonRishton Railway StationRishton Railway Station01:2414.64
Rishton to Witton LoopRishtonRishton01:3015.65
Rivington Barn to SouthportRivington Barn, Rivington Lane, RivingtonShore Rd, Southport Beach03:0631.24
Rivington Century via Rochdale and RamsbottomRivington barn, rivington road, rivington, horwich, boltonRivington barn, rivington road, rivington, horwich, bolton11:30115.51
Rossendale to QuernmereRawtenstallrawtenstall09:3696.53
Rossendale TriathlonMarl Pits Sports Centre, Newchurch Road, RossendaleMarl Pits Sports Centre, Newchurch Road, Rossendale01:0013.07
Silverdale & Arnside 2012 Art Trail, Cycle RouteGaskell Village Hall, Emesgate Lane, SilverdaleGaskell Village Hall, Emesgate Lane, Silverdale01:3015.86
Silverdale - Kirkby Lonsdale Figure 8Silverdale Railway StationSilverdale Railway Station06:0661.68
Silverdale Railway Station CircularSilverdale Railway StationSilverdale Railway Station01:2414.37
Silverdale Railway Station Round Trip 2Silverdale Railway StationSilverdale Railway Station02:1823
South Ribble Circularliverpool road walmer bridgesame02:0621.33
Southport-triangle Traffic Freesouthport marine driveTriangle09:2494.58
St. Michaels to Cleveley's to Blackpool Prom to Broughton Owd Nell'sOwd Nell's04:1843.42
Standish/adlington/rivington/ Anglezarke CircularBoars Head, Wigan Lane, StandishBoars Head, Wigan Lane, Standish02:1222.21
Stanley Park to Preston City CentreStanley ParkPreston city centre01:3616.54
Sustrans Cycle Route 622PrestonPreston02:0020.78
The Didsbury Working Day Loopparrs wood lane didsburyparrs wood lane00:427.17
Tower Hill to Haskayne LoopShevington Park, Hall Lane, Tower HillShevington Park, Hall Lane, Tower Hill01:0010.45
Tower Hill to Higher End Looptower hillthrough skem beacon02:3025.74
Trough Of Bowland Loop via Caton and WigglesworthCopy Lane, CatonCopy Lane, Caton05:1853.39
Victoral Park and Along The CanalCarr RoadCarr Road00:366.8
Victoria And Barrowford ParksHerritage Centre, BarrowfordHerritage Centre, Barrowford00:183.98
Warton Cragg LoopScale Hall LaneScale Hall Lane03:2434.87
Weavers Way and Winter HillBelmont RoadBelmont Road01:3616.29
West Pennine Blackburn CircularCherry Tree Train StationCherry Tree Station01:3616.69
Westcraven CircularSalterforth cross roadsSalterforth cross roads01:1813.89
Whalley to Gisburn Ribble Valley TrundleAccrington Road (A671), WhalleyAccrington Road (A671), Whalley02:5429.01
Whittle le Woods CircularPreston RoadPreston Road02:3025.51
Wigan --> Rivington --> Haigh/aspull --> Canal --> HomeLessingham AvenueLessingham Avenue02:0020.12
Witch way to LancasterBlackburnLancaster03:3034.87
Wyre Cycles Ladies 15.04.12ThorntonGlasson Dock 01:5419.56


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