• 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

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]

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 Article]

Cycle Chester Masterplan – A Cycle Friendly City Centre Cycle Chester Masterplan – A Cycle Friendly City Centre

Here is a set of ideas to turn the centre of Chester into a cycle friendly zone. As part of the Cycle Demonstration Town project, consultants Steer Davies Gleave were commissioned to produce a cycle masterplan for the... [» More on this Article]

Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on May 7th Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on May 7th

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 Closure Spring 2014 Update Canal Towpath Closure Spring 2014 Update

Section of Collapsed Wall by Canal Towpath The canal towpath in the Northgate cut has been closed throughout the summer due to safety concerns following the collapse of a stone retaining wall onto the surface of the... [» More on this Article]

Cuckoo Lane Works Provoke Controversy Cuckoo Lane Works Provoke Controversy

New Surface on Cuckoo Lane Cheshire West and Chester Council have started to implement plans to improve and resurface the often rutted and muddy Cuckoo Lane route.  This path is seen as a potentially useful link in... [» More on this Article]

Recent Cycle Infrastructure Improvements Recent Cycle Infrastructure Improvements

Local cyclists might wish to be aware of some recent improvements to the local cycling infrastructure, some big and some small.  The Chester Cycling Campaign welcomes the following developments and hopes our members... [» More on this Article]

Free Bike Racks For Businesses/Organisations Free Bike Racks For Businesses/Organisations

Cheshire West and Chester council is offering free cycle parking stands for organisations in the area.  Community groups, small businesses, shops, offices, churches and voluntary sector groups can apply cycle stands... [» More on this Article]

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Popular Routes

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]

The Dodleston Doddle The Dodleston Doddle

The Dodleston Doddle explores a mixture of countryside and more urban areas to the south-west of Chester, including Dodleston, Gorstella, Lower Kinnerton and Westminster Park. The route is 26 km (16 miles) in length... [» More on this Route]

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Upcoming Events

Regional Active Travel Seminar to Be Held on April 24th Regional Active Travel Seminar to Be Held on April 24th

The Fourth Regional Seminar on Active Travel with the theme “National and Local Models for Active Travel” will be held on April 24 in Manchester Town Hall. As with the seminar held last year in Preston, it... [» More on this Event]

Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on May 7th Come to the Next Campaign Meeting on May 7th

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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