Cycling in Stockport

Cycling can be the whole or part of your journey in Stockport. You can cycle off-road at the edge of the Peak District National Park or commute via the busy A6. You can also cycle through the Middlewood Way or Trans Penine Trail and go on local trips without the car.

Whatever your ability, there are places to cycle in Stockport for both utility and leisure. Stockport has hills, but also has level, lightly-trafficked or traffic-free routes that follow river valleys or pass through parks.

These routes can be more direct than those available to other vehicles. Usually short journeys made by bike in Stockport will be faster than the same journey by any other means. Roads may be crossed directly using crossings specifically designed for cyclists. There are also connections that only cyclists and pedestrians can use.

You can also view the TfGM interactive cycle map to find out more.