Whittle to Salmesbury Bottoms Circular

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  • Distance Instructions
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  • Distance 17.76 miles
  • Time 1 h 38 min
  • Speed 11 mph
  • Min altitude 141 ft
  • Peak 505 ft
  • Ascend 1,568 ft
  • Descent 1,588 ft


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

Starting at the top of Factory Lane where it joins the A6, Whittle - le Woods, Chorley PR6 7HS. The adjacent War Memorial Car Park (which is free) is accessed through a narrow entrance on the corner of the A6 Preston Road and Factory Lane itself. St John's Primary School is on the opposite corner.
The route crosses the A6 and up Cow Well Lane to pass through all the cycle paths in Whittle le Woods to Clayton Green. It then takes in mostly minor roads through Brindle and Gregson Lane to Salmesbury Bottoms, returning through Houghton, Denham Hill and Whittle le Woods.

Total distance is 18 miles and an undulating route with some short sharp hills.





1. Start

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Address: Factory Lane, Whittle le Woods PR6 7HS

2. End

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Address: Factory Lane, Whittle le Woods PR6 7HS