Billinge, Buncer and Beyond

Tuesday 17th September 2013 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
Witton Park Pavilion, Witton Park Preston Old Road BB2 2TP
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.
1 hours 25 mins  (45 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres) 
Suitable for Child Trailers
Sky Ride Local
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders

Blackburn with Darwen

What other riders think of this route

Sky Ride Local in Blackburn with Darwen

If you're fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, our Steady rides are ideal. At a comfortable pace, and possibly with some modest hills along the way, rides take place on mainly quiet roads with plenty of sights along the way. Rides are between 6 and 20 miles long, at a moderate pace of between 7 and 10 miles an hour.

This is a special ride taking place to coincide with the Witton Country Fair, run in conjunction with Myerscough College Open Day. Ride your bike and then enjoy a great day at the Country Fair, with lots to see for all the family!

Join us on this five and a bit mile circular route from Witton Park, through the surrounding countryside and town along quiet lanes, tracks, suburban roads and canal banks. The route is mainly surfaced roads and paths, taking in the tow path and a track. A great way to take your riding a bit further and see more of the great cycling Blackburn has to offer. There is also range of facilities at the park at the end of our ride.

Additional Information

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please make sure your bike is in good working order and bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait. 

Children under the age of 5 do not need to register and must be in a BSI approved child seat, trailer or tag-a-long.

Car Parking
Yes, at entrance to the park off Preston Old Road
Nearest Train Station
Mill Hill, 1.5 miles 
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at the Whitton Park Pavilion  

Meet the Ride Leaders

  • Matthew Hinchley
    Matthew Hinchley
  • Christopher Edwards
    Christopher Edwards

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Mohamed Lorgat Tuesday 26th August
  • chris edwards Monday 4th August

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