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|Cycle Route Details|
|Route Name||Circular Route|
|Distance : miles (km)||42.33 (68.12)|
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|start off at Stanley Park Blackpool, head torwads Preston New Road (out of Blackpool, passed the Premium Bonds on your left, turn left at the traffic lights onto Mythop Rd, follow for approx 4 miles (heading towards Weeton).
At Approx 4 miles Eagle and Child Pub there is a right turn off, take this road up the hill, at the top turn right over the M55 Motorway (now heading toward Wesham, follow this road (Weeton Rd) over the A585 at the roundebout straight on into Wesham, through to Kirkam, you will pass Kirkam train station and Swimming pool.
Keep on this road through the big set of traffic lights passed ASDA up two steepish hills. After the 2nd hill turn left onto Carr lane.
follow Carr lane all the way through to Treales Rd. Keep on Treales Rd until you get to a T-junction then turn Right (Lea Ln) then 100yrd turn left onto Bartle Ln, at the next T-juntion turn left over the Motorway and then you will go over a small bridge (lancaster Canal), into Woodplumpton.
head toward B5269 (Woodplumton Rd/Newsham Hall Ln) turn left on to Woodplumton Rd the first left onto Hollowforth ln. head towards St Michaels Rd.
Stay on St Micheals Rd, as the road bends to the left keep on the road to the right (Pinfold Ln/ Long Wood. Keep on Pinfold Ln until you reach a main road, turn right onto B5269 Preston road, follow this road through Crossmoor. After a sharp bend you will see a white house on the corner of the road, turn left down this road onto lodge lane(stil the B5269) heading towards Elswick
Keep on Lodge lane passed the Ship In Pub on Elswick High Street, follow the road round the left hand bend, then right hand bend all the way to the next T-Junction, turn right at this T-Junction
At the A585 Fleetwood Rd turn right then take the first left onto Miles lane (caution the A585 is a very busy road)
Continue down Mile Rd unti you get to the next T-Juntion, turn right heading toward Singleton
at the mini roundabout turn left carrying on Station Rd (B5266) under the Railway bridge, following the road to the left and bending round to the right. Station Rd becomes the Fairfield Rd. Continue on this road passed Hardhorn Break High Bank Farm, as the road bend to the right, contiune following the road round to the left (longhouse ln), up to gentle slops. at the next t-juntion (Pub on the Right Corner), turn left and follow this road all the way onto Normoss Rd through Normoss (shops on your right) and you will see a Pub and a Garage on your left, carry on up a couple more hills until you get to a main roundabout, turn second left onto North Park Drive, you will now see Stanley Park in front of you.
this Route is a good 25-30miles long and will take take between 2-3hrs to ride. there are plenty of pubs on the way round and to stop off at for coffee or something to eat
|Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?|
|Eagle and Child pub in Weeton, Derby Arms in Treales. Bartle Hall, St Anne Cof E church prior to Woodplumpton. Long Wood and Red Gate Wood. Crosmoor.
Elswick(Ship in Pub)
|Cycling Clubs located in this region|
|Blackburn and District CTC|
|Burnley and Pendle CTC|
|Chorley Cycling Club|
|Cleveleys Road Club|
|Clitheroe Cycling Club|
|Freck Chain Gang|
|Garstang Cycling Club|
|Lancashire Road Club|
|Rochdale Cycling Club|