43 miles, Grade B: Capenhurst to Beeston Castle via Chester Zoo

Distance is approximately 43 miles – 23 out and 20 back. Grade B  ride  with a few hills but quite long. No off road – tarmac only.

Start and finish point is Capenhurst Station.

The route is out down Dunkirk Lane them east along A5117 cycle path to Little Stanney; then turn down  Rake Lane, Chorlton, past Chester Zoo; left down Acres Lane; Mickle Trafford; Guilden Sutton; Christleton; Waverton; Long Lane; Hargrave; Huxley; Bates Mill Lane; past Shady Oak pub; Beeston Castle; right to Newton; past Ice Cream Factory to Old Ma’s cafe for lunch. Back via Gatesheath; Bruera; Saighton; Waverton; GS; Mickle Trafford; Backford and Dunkirk.

Garmin course is- Garmin Connect

Lunch at Old Ma’s cafe  on Newton Lane after Ice Cream Factory and Junction.

An alternative back to Chester/ Chester Station  for a shorter ride may be made by diverting at  Saighton


43 miles, Grade B
Created by Dave Brewer