Whether your cycling journey starts, ends or encompasses Hyndburn there are lots of opportunities for getting out on your bike within our Borough.
Thanks to the Leeds to Liverpool Canal, the National Cycle Network and a number of disused railway lines converted to shared use cycle paths it is almost possible to cycle around the Borough without using the roads. This route has been mapped and is known as the Hyndburn Wheel. It is 11 miles (17.7 km long).
Peel Park & the Coppice LNR offers miles of recently improved footpaths, from a starting point near the residential areas of Plantation Road, Avenue Parade or Peel Park Avenue in Accrington you are just minutes from experiencing some of the areas best countryside. With gentle gradients leading to the summit of the Coppice you’ll also be experiencing some of the best views across Accrington and beyond.
The old railway line runs along the valley within Woodnook Vale LNR, this forms part of the National Cycle Network. There are also extensive, recently improved, paths throughout the reserve offering opportunities to explore the industrial and natural heritage of the area.
- Page 1: Intro
- Page 2: Leeds to Liverpool canal
- Page 3: The formal parks of Hyndburn
- Page 4: Further information including cycling map of the area