Velo Cafe – Croston – from Pleasington

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  • Distance Instructions
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  • Distance 43.00 miles
  • Time 3 h 53 min
  • Speed 11 mph
  • Min altitude 20 ft
  • Peak 1,063 ft
  • Ascend 2,507 ft
  • Descent 2,513 ft


Categories: Hybrid (road tyres) Road
Ratings:
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Difficulty Grade: Advanced
Route Type: Cycling

Start from  the outside of Feniscowles and Pleasington Sports and Social Club, Livesey Branch Road (A6062), Blackburn BB2 5EH. There should be adequate on road parking in front of the social club and playing fields. Alternatively you can use Witton Park car park (BB2 2TP) and cycle up to the start (Approx 2 miles/10 minute ride). You will need to pay to use the Witton Car Park.

The route ascends up to Tockholes then over to Belmont Village and the easier side of the Belmont climb descending to Rivington and Adlington. From here it is through Coppull Moor and Wrightington to Croston.

Return is via Ulnes Walton, Moss Side, Clayton-le-Woods then through Cuerden Park to Whittle -le-Woods. Final leg is through Brindle and Riley Green back to Pleasington.

Total distance is 43 miles





1. Start

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Address: BB2 5EH

Road Outside Pleasington Sports and Social Club

2. End

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Address: BB2 5EH

Road Outside Pleasington Sports and Social Club