GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Preston to Lancaster

34 miles (55 km)

Follow National Cycle Network route 6 from Preston to Lancaster and take in the Forest of Bowland and the Lancaster canal along the way of this cruisy and attractive route.
You start off near Preston train station and head through the town to Moor Park where you'll pass Deepdale - home of Preston North End FC. The ride continues north into the countryside towards Garstang and Scorton where there are views of the River Wyre and Cleveley Mere. After passing through Galgate and crossing the Lancaster Canal you will join the River Lune for a lovely traffic free waterside stretch. Quiet roads and another waterside run along the Lancaster Canal take you into Lancaster.

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Preston North End, Moor Park

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River Wyre, Scorton

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Cleveley Mere and Scorton Lake

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Crossing the Lancaster Canal at Galgate

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Estuary, River Lune near Conder Green

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Along the Lancaster Canal approaching Lancaster

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Near Lancaster

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Lancaster Castle

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