Ribble Valley Cycle Map launched

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Five treks for cycling enthusiasts have been set out in a new map produced by 
Ribble Valley Borough Council in partnership with Lancashire County Council.

The Ribble Valley Cycle Map features three short and two medium treks by road or fell suitable for both 
novice and experienced 
riders plus families.

The routes take in numerous Ribble Valley villages, including Downham, 
Chipping and Hurst Green plus the Upper Dunsop 
Valley and Gisburn Forest.

The council’s culture and leisure services manager, Colin Winterbottom, said: “With its quiet country lanes, breathtaking scenery and attractive pubs and 
cafes, Ribble Valley is the ideal destination for 

“This new map is the 
perfect starting point for cyclists looking to explore our picturesque borough and stay fit at the same time.”

The new treks are part of the 260-mile Lancashire Cycleway that runs through Ribble Valley and takes in the famous Gisburn Forest Mountain Bike Trail.