• Try Chester’s Traffic-free Routes

    Cycling Chester's traffic-free paths and routes is a great family activity that won't break the bank!
  • Mickle Trafford Extension to the Greenway

    Cycle For Commuting and Leisure

    The Millennium Greenway is a handy means of getting out for some fresh air and exercise.
  • Chopper Bike

    Urban Bike Style

    Pimp your ride. Let your bike express your style. Let's bring Amsterdam bike chic to Chester!
  • Get Fit! Get Active! Join the Fun!

    For fun or fitness, cycling is the cheapest, greenest, and healthiest form of transport.
  • Join the Chester Cycling Campaign

    Let's create a better, greener city and promote cycling as a safe and attractive transport option.
  • Lycra Not Necessary

    Express yourself with your bike! No special cycling gear is needed.     Photo credit: Charlotte Horn

News Headlines

Morrisons Wins Cycle Friendly Supermarket Award Morrisons Wins Cycle Friendly Supermarket Award

Award Presentation at Morrisons Chester Cycling Campaign’s recent survey to find the major supermarket in the Chester area that is the most cycle friendly, for both the public and their own staff has just been completed.... [» More on this Article]

Campaign Issues Warning Over Hoole Park & Ride Plans Campaign Issues Warning Over Hoole Park & Ride Plans

Local cyclists may have heard of plans to implement a new Park & Ride between Mannings Lane, the A56, Greenfield Lane (A41) and the M53. They may even have been asked to endorse it. Such a plan has been on the Council’s... [» More on this Article]

Give It a Spin – All Ability Cycling – Volunteers Needed Give It a Spin – All Ability Cycling – Volunteers Needed

Wide Range of Specialist Bikes Give it a spin is a CTC affiliated, inclusive cycling opportunity based at New Scene Youth Centre in Chester. The centre provides people of all abilities with the chance to enjoy cycling... [» More on this Article]

Critical Mass Bike Ride on August 29th Critical Mass Bike Ride on August 29th

Chester Cycling Campaign has heard of plans to start holding Critical Mass bike rides in Chester.  Critical Mass rides are pro-bike celebrations of the bike – a mass cycle ride to raise awareness of all the reasons... [» More on this Article]

Share With Care Awareness Events Held Share With Care Awareness Events Held

Share With Care Blacon Event: L to R – Joanne Pendry, PCSO; Cllr Reggie Jones; Hannah Davies & Neil Denby, Community Safety Wardens; Peter Williams, Chester Cycling Campaign In response to recent and ongoing... [» More on this Article]

Campaign Denounces Reckless Cycling on Greenway and Pavements Campaign Denounces Reckless Cycling on Greenway and Pavements

Share with Care! In recent months there has been an increase in concern about conflict between cyclists and other users of the Chester Millennium Greenway shared-use path and local pavements. Two incidents in particular... [» More on this Article]

Latest Cycle Path Closures and Reopenings Latest Cycle Path Closures and Reopenings

Cycle paths and other off-road routes can be closed without notice, causing inconvenience to cyclists and pedestrians.  Also, when closures take place, diversions are rarely suggested or signposted.  The Chester Cycling... [» More on this Article]

Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on September 3rd Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on September 3rd

Meetings on First Wednesday of the Month Chester Cycling Campaign meets on the first Wednesday of every month (except for the month of January when the meeting takes place on the second Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m. here: Upstairs... [» More on this Article]

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Popular Routes

Chester Cycle Maps Chester Cycle Maps

Below is a selection of cycling maps for Chester and the surrounding area. Sustrans Chester Local Travel Map This excellent, detailed Sustrans map shows all cycle routes in and through the centre of Chester. It is colour... [» More on this Route]

Free Download – Full Set of Council Cycle Route Maps! Free Download – Full Set of Council Cycle Route Maps!

CWAC Cycle Route Map Network The Campaign is pleased to be able to offer for free download the full series of coloured route maps produced by Cheshire West and Chester Council.  The set of ten maps have been produced... [» More on this Route]

Try the Online Cycle Route Planner Try the Online Cycle Route Planner

In partnership with our colleagues in the Cambridge Cycling Campaign, the Chester Cycling Campaign is pleased to offer an online cycle route planner for Chester.  The planner allows you to plan a cycle route between... [» More on this Route]

List of Cycle Friendly Cafes Near Chester List of Cycle Friendly Cafes Near Chester

Our friends in the Chester and North Wales CTC group have published a definitive guide to cycle-friendly cafes within cycling distance of Chester.  So when planning a cycle ride, you can use this list to plan your refreshment... [» More on this Route]

River Dee Round River Dee Round

The River Dee round is a safe, completely traffic-free loop of 24 kms (15 miles). It follows the National Cycle Network Route 5 to the west of the city as far as Hawarden Bridge, returning via the riverside cycle path... [» More on this Route]

The Backford Beat The Backford Beat

The Backford Beat explores the countryside to the north of Chester. It follows the canal towpath north to Caughall, and takes in Stanney Woods Country Park. The 26 km (17 mile) route uses National Cycle Network Route... [» More on this Route]

The Hockenhull Hobble The Hockenhull Hobble

The Hockenhull Hobble explores the countryside to the SE of Chester, including Christleton Pond, Bruera and Hargarave villages, and Hockenhull Platts. The route is 33 km (20 miles) long. There is a short off-road section... [» More on this Route]

The Capenhurst Caper The Capenhurst Caper

The Capenhurst Caper is a 26 km (18 mile) route, exploring the countryside to the north of Chester. It makes use of National Cycle Routes 56 and 5, as well as quiet country lanes and canal towpaths. There is a short... [» More on this Route]

The Manley Meander The Manley Meander

The Manley Meander explores the countryside to the east of Chester, taking in places of interest such as Christleton Pond and the Manley Windsurfing Centre. The route is 27 km (17 miles) in length, with no off-road sections. Chester... [» More on this Route]

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Upcoming Events

Critical Mass Bike Ride on August 29th Critical Mass Bike Ride on August 29th

Chester Cycling Campaign has heard of plans to start holding Critical Mass bike rides in Chester.  Critical Mass rides are pro-bike celebrations of the bike – a mass cycle ride to raise awareness of all the reasons... [» More on this Event]

Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on September 3rd Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on September 3rd

Meetings on First Wednesday of the Month Chester Cycling Campaign meets on the first Wednesday of every month (except for the month of January when the meeting takes place on the second Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m. here: Upstairs... [» More on this Event]

‘Fabulous Ladies’ Cycle Ride 2014 Dates ‘Fabulous Ladies’ Cycle Ride 2014 Dates

The series of rides organised by local cyclist and CTC member, Sue Booth, continues in 2014.  All rides start at the Kingsway Cafe in Chester, and are between 15 and 25 miles in length. For more information, you can... [» More on this Event]

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