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Airport city cycleway

Mostly traffic-free route, to the airport from Wythenshawe, Timperley and Sale

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4 miles
Quiet roads

Ashton canal cycleway

A resurfaced canal towpath from Manchester city centre to Ashton

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6 miles
Traffic-free

Bridgewater Way

Resurfaced canal towpaths from Manchester to Altrincham and the Trafford centre

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11 miles
Traffic-free

Broughton cycleway

Cycle lane separated from traffic, from Manchester city centre to Broughton

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1 mile
Mixed

Clayton Vale mountain bike trail

Four mountain bike trails, from easy to extreme, in east Manchester

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7 miles
Traffic-free

Fallowfield loop

Flat, well-surfaced, disused railway line in urban green space in south and east Manchester

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16 miles
Mixed

Mersey Valley and Stockport cycleway

Mostly traffic-free, riverside route from Stockport to Parrs Wood and Cheadle

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3 miles
Quiet roads

Oxford Road and Wilmslow Road cycleway

Special cycle lane separated from traffic, from Didsbury to Manchester city centre

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3 miles
Mixed

Phillips Park mountain bike trail

Four mountain bike trails, from easy to extreme, between Bury and Manchester

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2 miles
Traffic-free

West Salford

These cycle routes connect numerous points of interest around west Salford, including Walkden, Worsley and Eccles.

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3 miles
Traffic-free