GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Southport to Aintree

16 miles (25 km)

This route follows National Cycle route 62 along the Trans Penine Trail from Southport to Aintree.
The ride is fairly flat, mainly off road and includes some lovely coastal scenery and a stretch past Royal Birkdale Golf club at the start. There is then an easy run along a dismantled railway line through Ainsdale, Lydiate and Maghull where you join the Liverpool and Leeds canal taking you to the finish point at Aintree - home of the famous racecourse where the Grand National takes place.

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Southport

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Royal Birkdale

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Ainsdale

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Dismantled railway near Lydiate

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Along the Liverpool and Leeds canal near Aintree

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Aintree racecourse - statue of Red Rum

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GPS Files

GPX File

Southport to Aintree.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Southport to Aintree.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

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