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Your Borough Of Poole

Cycle Routes and Maps

Cycle Journey Planner

The Transport Direct cycle journey planner can be found here


Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch Area Map

A comprehensive map of the South East Dorset area covering all of Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch. We not only have wonderful beaches but attractive green area and interesting towns. We hope you enjoy exploring our area by bike.

The Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch Area Cycle Map can be opend in the downloadeds area on the rigth of this page.

 Heritage Cycle Route

This is a cycle ride of approximately 7.5 miles, visiting places of historical interest in Poole. The route goes along the Quay and out to Upton House along the picturesque Holes Bay shared-use path.  A  leaflet is available showing a map and providing historical information.

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Castleman Trailway

One of Dorset's gentlest way-marked routes, this 16 mile tailway follows much of the old Dorchester to Southampton railway line.  The trailway takes you through some of East Dorsets's stunning landscape.  



Bourne Valley Greenway

Greenways are largely car-free, off-road shared routes connecting people to facilities, open spaces and  within and around our towns.

The Bourne Valley Greenway stretches between Canford Heath in Poole and Bournemouth Sea front and includes nature reserves, heathland and formal gardens. A map showing the route is available.

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Poole Cycle Route Map

The Poole Cycle Route Map link on the right will provide a PDF copy of our cycle route map. It shows

  • cycle lanes
  • cycle paths
  • quiet roads 
  • bridleways around Poole.

The map will open with a broad view of the borough. To zoom in on any part of the map simply use the magnifying glass icon in the top menu bar then use the hand tool to grab and pull the map from any direction.

A conurbation cycleway map showing facilities in Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch is also available.


Cycle West

Cycle West is a cross-channel network of three way marked cycle routes through South West England, Brittany and Normandy.

Petit Tour de Manche

The "Petit Tour de Manche" (PTM), is a 240 mile route from Poole - Dorchester - Weymouth - Jersey - Saint Malo - Cherbourg using Condor and Brittany Ferries. This follows National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 2 and Route 26.

Grand Tour de Manche

NCN 2 also forms part of the larger "Grande Tour de Manche" (GTM) which passes through Devon to Plymouth then crossing the channel to Rosscoff and rejoining ther PTM route and St Malo.

Visit cycle-west.com for planning information including route section reviews, maps and GPS tracks, accomodation, attractions and more.

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