Buckshaw Rise

Location

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Buckshaw Avenue, Buckshaw Village, near Chorley and Leyland.

Direction to Start

It is best to use the left hand cycle track, starting just after the Wolseley warehouse.

Free parking is available at Buckshaw Parkway Station. It is a short ski via cycle tracks to the start.

Various lay-bys and side streets can also be used for parking.

Distance/ Height Gain

Distance 400m, Height Gain 25m.

Surface/Designation

Cycle track, of good surface and width.

Safety Details

It is advices to walk down. Note the pedestrian crossing ‘rumble paving slabs’ at the bottom, limiting the runout.

Facilities

Large supermarket and Cappuccino Cafe near Buckshaw Parkway station.

Other Details

Deceptive little hill, good for interval training.

Alistair Brown
Manchester Cross Country Ski Club

Last updated 2-8-2014