Haigh Heights

Saturday 21st September at 10.00am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.

Starting Point & Postcode
Hockery Brook Public House, Wigan Road, Hindley, WN2 3DF Please note the postcode in a sat nav may take you passed Hockery Brook. Meeting point is in between La Cava and Hockery Brook  WN2 3DF
Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
2 hours 40 mins  (1 hours 30 mins cycling)

Breeze Bike Rides in Wigan

PLEASE NOTE that the route has changed slightly and this is now NOT Traffic Free.


Come along to this leisurely paced cycle along traffic free cycle paths and canal towpaths is approximately 8 miles in total.  This bike ride goes along cycle paths/canal towpaths/quiet roads and whilst it is suitable for hybrids and mountain bikes there are some sections of the canal which if have experienced rain can have a few bumps and puddles along the way.


The scenic route will now avoid Haigh Hall all together but will still have a cafe stop at the Orchid Room. There will still be the climbs as we get to the rest stop as well as downhills to take us back to the start point.   This is a social ride and we will have plenty of rest stops and ALWAYS cycle to the slowest rider so don't be put off from joining in.


Start and finish is near Hockery Brook Pub on Wigan Road.


Helmets are advised to be worn during the ride and also wear suitable clothing taking account of the weather.  It's advisable to bring along an inner tube just in case of punctures as it isn't always easy to fix on the trail with a puncture repair kit.


Children are welcome on this ride but all children must be accompanied by an adult taking part and MUST wear a helmet or will be unable to take part in the ride.  Children must be able to ride their bike confidently on cycle paths, along the canal towpath and quiet roads.


There will be an opportunity to buy a drink and snack at the cafe so please bring some money along if you wish to use the cafe.  



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Starting Point
Hockery Brook Public House, Wigan Road, Hindley, WN2 3DF Please note the postcode in a sat nav may take you passed Hockery Brook. Meeting point is in between La Cava and Hockery Brook 
Starting Postcode
WN2 3DF

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