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Langho to Gisburn Figure Eight Cycle Route



England > Lancashire > Blackburn
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameLangho to Gisburn Figure Eight
Distance : miles (km)49.88  (80.27)
Duration(hh:mm)04:54
Difficulty
Posted ByS Tattersall
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryEngland
Town/CityBlackburn
County/RegionLancashire
Start LocationSpar, Hillcrest Road, Langho
End LocationSpar, Hillcrest Road, Langho
Cycle Steps
This is a road route, on a mix of A, B and country roads, that is very up and down.
From Langho, follow the A666 to the A59 roundabout. Turn left onto the A59, then immediately right onto Northcote Road, and go to Old Langho. Take a left onto Old Langho Road and a right onto Ribchester Road. Follow this through Dinkley and on till the B6245 junction. Turn right onto the B6245 and go over the river and on into Ribchester. Follow the B6245 through Ribchester and Simmy Nook and on until the B6243 junction. Turn left onto the B6243 and then right onto the B5269, which takes you into Longridge. Where the B5269 turns sharply left, take the road to the right, Higher Road, toward Jefferey Hill. Follow this road till a fork, where you keep right and pass a reservoir on your left hand side. Follow the Old Clitheroe Road as it goes very up and down, through Dutton. Keep on road till the crossroads, go straight on over Kemple End and down a very steep hill(CAUTION). At the T junction keep right, follow road to Bashall Eaves. Take a left at the next T junction then first right past Bashall Barn. Keep on the road till Waddington. Turn left onto Fell Road, B6478, and climb up Waddington Fell. On the descent there are some tight corners. At the bottom crossroads turn right (Easington Fell). Follow the road all the way to Dunsop Bridge. Keep on road climb out to Gisburn. At T junc turn left onto the A59 then first right, onto A682, past Gisburn School on the right. Follow road until the turn off for Rimmington and turn right into Rimmington Lane. Follow road all way to T junction at Downham and turn right towards Chatburn. At the bottom of the hill, with HUDSONS ICE CREAM on the right, there is a T junction. At this T junc turn left onto Bridge Road and then first right, into Ribble Lane. Follow this road till the next T junction, shortly after the river crossing. Turn left, onto Grindleton Road and follow this road and signs back through West Bradford to Waddington. At the B6478 T junction, turn left and follow the B6478 to Clitheroe. In Clitheroe, continue to follow the B6478 through a junction and straight over a roundabout. At the A671 roundabout go straight over onto the A671. Follow the A671 as it turns sharp right, goes out of Clitheroe and down to the A59 roundabout. Turn right onto the A59 and follow this past Whalley back to Langho.
Enjoy!
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Bike shop Pedal Power Clitheroe

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