Warrington is perfect for cycling because it's relatively flat and compact. Most places are close and easy to get to by bike, and with a vast network, you could make up your own route or follow one of our suggestions. 

Why not join a group, go on an organised ride or take part in an event? With cycle routes galore and signs to keep you on the right track, there are lots of ways you can get involved and take up cycling in Warrington.

Maps and route planning

There's a plethora of cycle routes in Warrington, and we're adding new ones all the time. 

Did you know that there's actually XX Miles of cycling routes in Warrington? Get planning your journey today...  


Popular routes

We've picked out some popular cycle routes for you to try.

 

Birchwood to Great Sankey

This commuter route connects Birchwood Park with Omega Business Park, taking in greenways, some minor road sections and mixed-use pedestrian and cycle paths.

Highlights include Orford Park and the greenway, tarmac path near Gulliver's World.

Warrington Overview Cycle Map [pdf]

 

Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail runs East to West across the borough. It follows the Mersey River, Manchester Ship Canal and then onto a disused railway line out towards Lymm.

The Mersey river section contains magical view across a tidal section of the river.

Warrington Overview Cycle Map [pdf]

 

Sankey Valley Trail

Enjoy a super, waterside cycle as you follow Sankey Brook's course and the now disused Sankey Canal. Take in meadows, woodland and a wetland nature reserve with a variety of birdlife.

The path along the Sankey Canal continues all the way to St Helen's.

Warrington Overview Cycle Map [pdf]

Heritage trails

Independent leisure rides for all ages and abilities.

 

Birchwood Park Loops

A very easy ride on tarmac paths. Ideal for families with young children.

Birchwood Park Loops

 

Sankey Valley Trail

A traffic free route on shared tarmac path through miles of beautiful parkland. 

Sankey Valley

 

Trans Pennine Trail

National trail which crosses Warrington from Penketh to Lymm. 

Trans Pennine Trail