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Try the New Tower and Spires Bike Route

A 40-mile cycling trail of historic churches around Chester has been created to encourage people to get out and explore the countryside and heritage. The Tower & Spires tour starts at Chester Cathedral and then [More….]

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The 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 [More….]

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The Burton Warbler

Spectacular views across the Dee Estuary to Wales is a feature of this 21 mile (34 km) route as it crosses the Burton Marshes on a purpose built boardwalk. You have the option of cycling [More….]

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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 [More….]

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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….]

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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 [More….]

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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 [More….]

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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 with [More….]

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The Zoo Circular

The Chester Zoo Circular is a short, circular route of 13 kms (8 miles). It follows the canal towpath for the outward journey to Chester Zoo, and then follows NCN Route 56 and NCN Route [More….]