Cycling in East Lancashire


Witton Park Pump Track

Cycling around Witton Park

A great video below showcases the beauty of Witton Park.

Billinge Hill and Pleasington cycle route map

A lovely country route through native woodlands, open country and the attractive village of Pleasington. A great mountain-biking route, suitable for all levels. An equal mix of road and off-road riding.

Click here for the leaflet.

Billinge Wood Trails

Two different trails have been set on this map one designed for proficient mountain bikes and one designed for expert mountain bikers.

For more information click here or to view the map click here.

Circuit of Darwen

A ride of changes and contrasts, encompassing bleak and rugged moors and the verges of industry in a circular sweep around and across the Darwen valley.

The obvious necessity for climbing is more than matched with some thrilling descents. An equal mix of road and off-road riding.

Click here for the leaflet.

Darwen Moors

This is a good loop both for someone just starting mountain-biking looking to gain further confidence and ability as well as for regular mountain-bikers after a good training blast or a night ride over the beautiful rugged West Pennine Moors.

Click here for the leaflet.

Feniscliffe Circuit

A nice gentle loop around the outer south-west of Blackburn. A generally flat route, on traffic free paths, canal towpath and a pleasant quiet road through the attractive village of Pleasington.

Click here for the leaflet.

Cycling into Railway History

A guided cycle route from Witton Country Park to Clitheroe exploring local historical and former railway features

Click here for the leaflet.

For further information on cycling in east Lancashire outside of Blackburn with Darwen click here.



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

For information on cycling in other areas of east Lancashire outside Blackburn with Darwen please click here.

For information and advice on cycle routes across east Lancashire please visit the Cycle Lancashire website by clicking here.

Steven Burke Cycle and Sports Hub – Pendle

To find out more about Cycle Sport in Pendle please click here.

HSBC British Cycling

Guided Rides 

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 find out more about the Guided Rides click here.


Breeze Rides

British Cycling’s Breeze scheme aims to inspire more women to cycle for fun and fitness, to find out more click here.


Ride Social

Ride Social allows people to organise their own rides in addition to joining others to find out more click here.



East Lancashire Cycle App

Download the East Lancashire Cycle App to view a variety of cycle rides

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