Sunday 19th January 2020 9:30am

Starting from - Leaving from Astley Park gates, Chorley PR7 1JU, at 9.30 a.m.
Car Parking is conveniently located on Queens Road car park, PR7 1JU. This is next to the park gates. Turn right immediately after the park gates when entering Chorley from the Preston direction or M61 junction 8. Parking should be free on Sundays. PR7 1JU

This The All New Bus Stop Bikers Cycling Group ride is open for anyone to join

  • 55.1 miles
  • Hybrid (road tyres), Road
  • 6 hr 30 mins
  • Challenging
  • Chorley
  • Adults 16+ only

Starting point




Lancashire
PR7 1QS

The route passes through Charnock Richard, Wrightington, Parbold, Newburgh, Westhead, Scarth Hill, Town Green, Aughton and Downholland Cross arriving in Freshfield for lunch at Kitty’s Cafe.
Return is a more northerly route via Burscough Bridge, Bispham Green, Eccelston, Euxton returning to Astley Park.Total distance is 54 -56 miles depending on whether we decide to use the Fishermans Path.
NO ONE will be left behind.

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A varied route to Freshfield, home of the red squirrel reserve

Mostly quiet back roads, and mostly national cycle routes. Including parts of the Trans-Pennine Trail and a short section of canal towpath around Burscough. We may, or may not use the Fishermans Path out of Freshfield depending on condition.

Lunch stop at Kitty's cafe in Freshfield.

Helmets are always advisable but NOT compulsory. Lights a good idea as it may be starting to get dark when we arrive back.

We never leave anyone behind

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