10 Child-Friendly Bike Rides In Manchester

10 Child-Friendly Bike Rides In Manchester

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Manchester is a built-up urban city thriving with thousands of people, but there are still so many great places to visit by bike that you’d never have guessed were in Manchester.

Road Tracks

  • Manchester Cycleway - This off-road cycle track is great for teaching kids about road safety without them actually being on the road!
  • Fallowfield Loop - This 4.5 mile long route is mostly traffic-free and great for a cycle through the city of Manchester.
  • Manchester Airport Orbital Cycleway - If you’re looking for an easy route then this is perfect for you and your family.
  • Ashton Trail - A trail with new cyclist traffic lights specifically for bike users, great for helping kids learn about the rules of the road.
  • The Monton Green Loop - This loop is full of history so if you’re wanting a route to travel back in time with, give this a go!

Scenic Tracks

  • Medlock Valley Project - This route is great if you’re looking for a path through beautiful fields with scenery for miles.
  • Chorlton Water Park - This water park is situated in a nature reserve making it great for kids on a summer's day out.
  • Prestwich Forest Park - This park is full of a forest with open space, making it a great way to enjoy some shade on hotter days on shelter from the rain in the autumn months.
  • Stalybridge Country Park - In this park you’ll find traffic-free tarmac filled roads surrounded by hills and beautiful views.
  • Saddleworth Rail Trail - If you want a path that's easy and gentle to travel through then this is perfect.


Now you’ve got some great routes to travel through, head off on your bike and enjoy.

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