48 miles, Grade C: Port Sunlight to Chester Zoo via Barrow

This is a Grade C ride of approximately 48 miles. There are a few steep hills. 1558 ft total climbing

The route is via the level railway cycle path to Eastham , Ferry Road, Banksfield Drive, North Rd, past E Port Boat Museum, Oil Sites Rd, Bridges Rd, South Rd, New Bridge Rd, Stanney Mill Rd, A5117 new cycle path, Thornton Green Ln, Hob Ln, up  Church Ln to DoH (banana break),  Village Rd, Manley Ln, Norton’s Ln, Barnhouse Ln, Village Rd, Main St (Great Barrow), Barrow Ln, Tarvin Rd A51 footpath, Wicker Ln, Station Ln, School Ln, the St, Salters Ln, Fox Covert Ln, Acres Ln, Caughall Rd, Oakfield Ln, Flag Ln N, to Chester Zoo Nature Reserve – Picnic Lunch. 

Back via Chorlton Ln, Rake Ln, Station Rd, West Ln (Mollington), Townfield Ln, Coalpit Ln, Long Ln to Saughall, then our usual way back Lodge Ln, Woodbank Ln, through Deeside Industrial Estate, Greenway to Nets,  and back through Neston , TH and Brimstage to rest a while hill (final one) – then all down hill to Port Sunlight.

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A picnic lunch is planned at Chester Zoo Nature Reserve, so bring your own sandwiches and drink. A cafe alternative is Meadow Lea at Mickle Trafford

48 miles, Grade C
Created by Dave Brewer