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Destroyed our dog walk

Have been walking various dogs down by the local river in Fulwood 30 years and they decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Preston, United Kingdom
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Great day out

I have completed the guild wheel a couple of times now. The path is easy enough to follow with mile... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Preston, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been walking various dogs down by the local river in Fulwood 30 years and they decided to include it as part of the guild wheel. Now we have to avoid it if the weather is nice and the lunatic cyclist think they own it....More

Thank fran1004
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have completed the guild wheel a couple of times now. The path is easy enough to follow with mile signed posts which is encouraging to see how far your going. The scenery is lovely through brockholes brow. The only bit i found i couldnt...More

Thank Shan0608
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going via the old tram road, this is an excellent day out, make sure you take what you need as once out in the sticks, theres not really any shops or stops

Thank djssniper
Reviewed 2 January 2018

If you're looking for a solid cycling track with good surfaces, little pedestrians and no busy road crossings - this track is not for you. Otherwise, this track is great for less-serious bikers. Very varied, great sites, and pretty challenging sometimes too. Brilliant for the...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Preston Guild Wheel is a 21 mile trail around Preston. It was created as a legacy for the 2012 Preston Guild, a festival that takes place every twenty years. The trail is mostly on tarmac surfaces, with a few short rougher sections, but can...More

1  Thank Livefats
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A fitting tribute. Though can get a little congested around Brockholes and Avenham so be careful as it is there for all to use. Its a perfect length to stretch the muscles and get out. Clockwise is probably the easiest route and you will have...More

Thank Simmy5067
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Preston wheel is a 21 mile circuit around the outskirts of Preston. It is mainly on tarmac surfaces through parks and paths although there is a few short stretches on unmade lanes and a few 100 yards along quiet roads. I have completed it...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I have cycled the Guild Wheel many times. Mainly off road but care required in certain places when crossing main roads such as the A6 at Broughton crossroads and the new road at the motorway roundabout. Alternative routes to avoid some of the steep bits....More

Thank nsherry754
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a really great bike ride. It is a circular route and mostly off road. There is a little bit on dual cartridge way but there are cycle paths on the pavements. There are a few hills but only one we had to push...More

Thank car0lr65
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I live locally to the Guild Wheel and whilst I ride a section of it regularly I don't do the full route often. It is a great asset to the folk of Preston. Sadly, the man who's vision became a reality, and without whom we...More

3  Thank grubgobbler
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11 November 2017|
Response from grubgobbler | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I would recommend mountain bike. It is doable on a road bike but the section from the crematorium down through the woods to Brockholes would have to be walked, if wearing cycling shoes you would possibly damage your... More
6 July 2017|
Response from Ciaran T | Reviewed this property |
There are numerous access points to the guild wheel as it generally runs along dedicated paths and bridleways with some road sections. There are several pubs/cafes etc along the route which would all provide good starting... More
7 March 2017|
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Response from MikeJBryan | Reviewed this property |
I think you would struggle with a dog as much of the route crosses roads and most of it is in areas where a dog would need to be on a lead. I wouldn't recommend taking a baby on any part of the route except the stretch by... More