Alconbury Weald has a safe, well-lit cycleway network that connects existing and new improved routes leading to local villages and Huntingdon Town Centre. It’s 4km from end to end, 5km from Huntingdon Town Centre and on a national cycling route. The gentle landscape around Alconbury Weald makes it an ideal location for cycling. Click on the link to the interactive map to see the cycle routes that are available.
We know that secure, well-located cycle parking is essential and there are areas at Alconbury Weald including the Club, Ermine Street Church Academy and Community Shop.
As well as an effective means of transport, cycling is a fun activity – whether by yourself, with friends or with family, it is a great way to discover your new neighbourhood.
Cycling also has health benefits making it a good way to incorporate exercise into your daily routine - according to the NHS, for a 60kg person, ten minutes of moderate intensity cycling will burn around 60 calories.
To help new residents discover Alconbury Weald by bicycle, Urban&Civic is giving away a £50 voucher to residents and staff that can be used towards a new bicycle or to buy accessories such as a helmet, lights, a lock or reflectors. The voucher can be used locally at:
Richardsons Cycles, 51 Ermine Street. Huntingdon PE29 3EZ
Interactive Map of Alconbury Weald