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Macclesfield Forest Circular Cycle Route

England > Cheshire > Macclesfield
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameMacclesfield Forest Circular
Distance : miles (km)18.15  (29.21)
Posted Bybigbird55
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Cycle Route Location
Start LocationOff Buxton Road
End LocationMacclesfield Town Hall
Cycle Steps
A partial road and off road route. Takes riders out of an urban environment into the heart of the Dark Peak. Mostly wide fire tracks, with the exception of the golf club which follows a pathway. Good variety of easy to intermediate riding with plenty of hills and fast descents.

Route is for MTB's only . Roughly 40% road and 60% off road. Off road is for intermediate riders with experience of fast descents on rocky terrain. Hill ascents are relatively easy riding . Area is Macclesfield Forest through to the Goyt Valley along the A54 and then descending Cumberland Clough. Return route is via Macclesfield Forest , Shutlingslow (fire roads), Trentabank and Bottoms reservoirs, Langley village, and Macclesfield Golf club. Time- three hours.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Bikes, Park Lane, Macclesfield.

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