• 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

Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on August 6th Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on August 6th

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]

Canal Towpath Closed Yet Again! Canal Towpath Closed Yet Again!

View of Collapsed Wall by Canal Towpath The recently reopened canal towpath in the Northgate cut has been closed once again to pedestrians and cyclists between the locks and Cow Lane Bridge.  This route had only been... [» More on this Article]

Why Have Numbers Cycling to Work Fallen in Locally? Why Have Numbers Cycling to Work Fallen in Locally?

In the Spring of 2014, the Government released an analysis of the 2011 Census Cycling to Work data.  These figures reveal that London experienced a doubling of numbers cycling to work between 2001 and 2011.  Other... [» More on this Article]

Join or Renew Membership Online Now Join or Renew Membership Online Now

Using this page, you can join the Campaign or renew your membership online using your credit card, debit card, or PayPal account. Our secure, encrypted payments are managed by PayPal (Europe) using industry-leading security... [» More on this Article]

Roodee Cycle and Footpath Closure Dates 2014 Roodee Cycle and Footpath Closure Dates 2014

When race meetings take place, the Roodee cycle and footpath at the back of the racecourse is closed to the public from 6:00 am until after the last race, except for two or three day meetings when the path remains closed... [» More on this Article]

Police on Patrol with 20 New Bikes Police on Patrol with 20 New Bikes

Police on Patrol on Bikes Cheshire West and Chester Council has bought 20 bikes for Cheshire Police as part of a joint campaign between the Council and Cheshire Constabulary – aimed at helping officers cover their... [» More on this Article]

Campaign Queries River Dee Route Diversion Campaign Queries River Dee Route Diversion

The Environment Agency is undertaking extensive work on the Finchett’s Gutter outfall into the River Dee at the start of the River Dee riverside path by The Kop.  The extent of the work means that access to the... [» More on this Article]

How to Create a Cycling Culture in Your Organisation How to Create a Cycling Culture in Your Organisation

Cyclists can help to develop a cycling culture in any organisations with which they may be associated.  Employers often wish to associate themselves with measures which help to promote health and reduce carbon emissions,... [» 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

Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on August 6th Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on August 6th

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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