Mapped: What is the Preston Guild Wheel route?

Posted on - 8th March, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Things to Do in and around Preston, Transport
A section of the Guild Wheel Pic: Billy Matthews

A section of the Guild Wheel Pic: Billy Matthews

As the weather turns better there’s sure to be plenty of people saddling up and getting ready to take on the Guild Wheel.


The 21-mile route in a loop around Preston has become a major cycling attraction.

For those who are not sure where it goes here’s a handy map and some key points.

Where does it start and end?

It can start and end wherever you like. But the official start/end point is in Avenham Park where you will see the zero and 21 miles sign.

Where are the toilets and stop points?

You can take a break at the following places which are on the route:

The Pavilion at Avenham Park – Riverside Cafe and toilets

The Continental, South Meadow Lane – riverside pub with beer garden, toilets

Boathouse Coffee Shop, Preston Marina – light snacks and beverages

The Ancient Oak, Merry Trees Lane – serves food, beer garden

Broughton village – local pubs

Asda, Pittman Way – toilets, food outlets

Brockholes Nature Reserve – award winning floating visitor centre and restaurant.

UCLan Sports Area – toilets and refreshments

Preston Grasshoppers – toilets and refreshments

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