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Spring cycling

Completed half the guild wheel with my husband on our day off. Beautiful day, and the wheel was not... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
angela w
Easy to follow route

Although there is an excellent map/guide available this route is very easy to follow, well signed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KMc528789
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Completed half the guild wheel with my husband on our day off. Beautiful day, and the wheel was not too busy. Clearly marked paths and very challenging in places. A super idea to have a cycle route for all to enjoy. We also use it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank angela w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although there is an excellent map/guide available this route is very easy to follow, well signed throughout. Not designed for a burn up, the route is largely shared with walkers and there are lots of gateways to negotiate. This doesn’t detract from a very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a great day out on your bikes a fantastic way to tire the young ones out. make sure you take a packed lunch with you as there are few places to buy snacks

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of Lancashire's little gems and a really great cycle route. Whilst well established and much improved, it remains a really great cycle "tool". It is peppered with lots of interest, including nature reserves, pubs (some just off the route), cafes and parks....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank gervais h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great circular cycle way. Only very short sections are on the road, but these are fairly traffic free. The rest of the cycle way is on car free paths and old railway sections. Takes about 2-3 hours to complete at a leisurely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great day out for the family.plenty of fresh air .Good exercise We set of from Preston docks and ended the journey back there with a meal.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank garyleetimmins
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Absolutely brilliant, best cycling expereince in the area. You see so much of Preston that you have never seen before, honest. park for free near all the car showrooms on the outskirts of Preston peddle past the docks, the park etc and it leaves you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Being over 50 and not exactly at the peak of fitness, my husband and I have enjoyed 10 mile sections previously, always starting at Brockholes. But on Sunday we decided to dust down our bikes after 4 months and see how far we could get...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LancsLass13
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Well sign-posted, generally flat, mainly offroad but at times that does mean on pavements alongside busy roads and industrial/housing estates, varied scenery, some of it not particulary pleasant, lots of people in the way around the park area. Quite pleasant along river and docks. Nature...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed February 15, 2019

Lovely scenery and a great workout if you're walking or on a bike, but please be careful of the minority of cyclists who think it's acceptable to speed past pedestrians without any warning - especially so later on in the day as some will fly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Pioneer35532268656
March 7, 2019|
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Response from ClaireNJones | Reviewed this property |
From Preston station you need to go to Winkley Square from the back of the local Fishergate Centre and head up to Avenham Park. Once there, head down towards the river and you’re on the Guild Wheel 😃
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August 3, 2018|
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Response from GillC156 | Reviewed this property |
Best parking from your direction would probably be Brokeholes centre next to the Tickled Trout junction off the M6. You may have to pay for parking. It’s 22 miles Enjoy
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