Rochdale... It's Your Move!
Get walking, wheeling or cycling in Rochdale
Award winning attractions, stunning scenery, bustling towns and villages and one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain. Rochdale is an intriguing destination all year round.
Exploring your local area on foot or by cycling or wheeling is cheap, easy and healthy.
Try out new cycling and walking routes
We’re building the UK's largest active travel network.
1,800 miles of safe, traffic-free cycling and walking routes. More than 2,400 new, safer road crossings. All linking up to public transport so you can get even further.
There’s lots happening in Rochdale. We've delivered:
And more is on the way!
It’s time to plan your route. You can leave the hard work to our journey planner.
It’ll work out the best walking, wheeling or cycling route for you.
And link you up with public transport if you want to go further.
Learn to ride or fix your bike
Cheaper than the car, faster than your feet. Cycling’s for everyone.
Whatever you’re looking to learn, we’ve got a course to fit.
Build your confidence. Learn for the first time. Ride together as a family. Mend a puncture or fix your brakes. You don’t even need to own a bike to get started.
Borrow a bike in Rochdale
Want to try out a bike for free? It’s as easy as borrowing a book. Just pop down to your local bike library and take one out for a spin.
Get in touch and get exploring:
Hope Citadel Healthcare CIC, Rochdale, OL11. Click here to find out more.
Make your move, together!
Want company? Joining a local walking or cycling group is a fun and friendly way to get active. Explore new places, meet new people and learn new skills.
Get in touch with these Cycle and Stride groups in Rochdale:
Breeze – Rochdale - Breeze women-only cycling networks offering fun, social, local bike rides organised by women for women.
Your Trust - Charity which aims to get more adults active through walking and cycling.
Boss the school run
Why walk, wheel or cycle to school? Come on, it's much more fun!
And a great, stress-free start to the day:
✔️ Get fit, get happy, enjoy quality time with the kids.
✔️ No need to find parking. Just cruise up to the school gates.
✔️ A traffic-free, reliable route that takes the same time, every time.
✔️ Cleaner air at the school gates.
We’re doing our bit through School Streets, cycle training for students and youth ambassador programmes.
Why not plan your route and give it a trial run?