Cycling in BwD

Blackburn with Darwen Cycle App – Available for Download

A new cycling app for Blackburn with Darwen has been launched to let people discover the fantastic cycling and walking routes across Pennine Lancashire.

The app is FREE to download on all Apple and Android phones and there are choices for those just learning to ride or getting back in the saddle after several years to the more adventurous who can head out along the intermediate and advanced level rides.

The app can be found on the Apple store by searching ‘Blackburn Cycling Routes’ alternatively by clicking on the links below:

Android App

Apple App


Choose Your Route

For information and advice on cycle routes across Lancashire please visit the Cycle Lancashire website click here

Plan all your cycling journeys using a journey planner click here

To view the Councils Cycling Strategy click here

Witton Park Pump Track

Take a look at Wittons new Pump Track, now open for all to try out!


Watch the video via the link below to view the cycling circuit at Witton Park from the height of a Drone, a great video to showcase the beauty of Witton Park.


HSBC British Cycling Guided Rides Programme 2017

British Cycling and HSBC UK have launched the HSBC UK Guided Rides Programme creating new opportunities for the people of Lancashire to get into cycling.  There are three levels of Guided rides available, Easy Going, Steady and Challenging, with each level designed to appeal to riders of differing levels of ability, confidence or experience.

To view the 100 rides across Lancashire CLICK HERE and you can find out more and register at Lets Ride

Breeze Female Cycle Rides

British Cycling’s Breeze scheme aims to promote female cycling.

Breeze rides go at speeds that suit everyone and they often start or finish at a cafe so everyone can have a drink and a chat.

Find out more at British Cycling or email

Social Cycling Network

British Cycling’s Social Cycling network links like-minded people together.

Create your own Social Cycling group or join another ride in your area, visit British Cycling


Join a Cycling Group

Cycle groups are a great way to meet new friends and learn new cycling skills.

There are a number of groups in the borough that welcome new members. Take a look.

For information on East Lancashire outside of the Blackburn with Darwen boundary please click here


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