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Lovely long route to cycle

its a lovely long route to cycle through, great for all ages as the route is mostly flat for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Horse riding on the Fallowfield Loop

I came across the Fallowfield Loop whilst researching off-road horse-riding routes in Manchester... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
abbeyhorse
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Lovely long route to cycle”
22 Mar 2017
“Horse riding on the Fallowfield Loop”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2012

The Fallowfield Loop is a Sustrans-maintained, ex-railway path that cuts through the south Manchester suburbs from Droylsden (Fairfield train station) in the east to Chorlton (St Werburgh's tram stop) in the West. The entrance to the path at Fairfield train station is extremely hard to...More

7  Thank Annawaltzerpose
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

There's no getting away from the barriers all along the trail, there are a dozen along the length of the trail. Some require you to dismount to pass through, others tempt you to try and ride through but you risk ripping off a derailleur. Access...More

3  Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

its a lovely long route to cycle through, great for all ages as the route is mostly flat for cycling. If you are riding in the dark or later in the evening, do it with someone as sometimes you get dodgy characters hanging around.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I came across the Fallowfield Loop whilst researching off-road horse-riding routes in Manchester. It wasn't clear at first which of the many access points were horse-friendly but the updated Fallowfield Loop Map (2017) shows which of the many access points are unrestricted and therefore horse-friendly....More

2  Thank abbeyhorse
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I live in Stretford and was out walking and stumbled upon this cycleway at Hough End playing fields yesterday. I walked to Fallowfield and doubled back and walked to Chorlton. Today i decided to ride it. What a great cycleway. Yes it has a few...More

2  Thank Redrobe69
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I have used this cycle way for years more recently with my children. It is a fantastic resource. As I am getting back on my bike again I decided to go last night .. Firstly some of the barriers have been sorted so you don't...More

1  Thank Thisscreennameiswi
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I enjoy cycling this route most days A facility shared by cyclists, pedestrians ,dog walkers and horse riders However on a number of occasions the experience is spoilt by the arrogance of dog walkers who allow their dogs to wander about out of control causing...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 May 2015

There's no getting away from the barriers all along the trail, there are a dozen along the length of the trail. Some require you to dismount to pass through, others tempt you to try and ride through but you risk ripping off a derailleur. Access...More

3  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This is a local resource to me. We've lived near Fairfield train station since 2010. I've walked small sections of the loop and around Debdale prior to today. However, this was my first cycle journey! My word what a lovely route! My mrs and I...More

4  Thank MattNat1982
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

Really good track to get to the local south manchester communities via cycling with o work of traffic. Can get dark and creepy when the sun goes down

3  Thank lapat
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I have walked the old railway line many times. You can start in Chorlton and walk to fallowfield. You then have to walk towards wilmalow road and cross by sainsburys. Then walk alonng the car park and back on to the walk way. You can...More

6  Thank malcolmmckie69
Reviewed 26 March 2013

The Fallowfield loop is a walking and cycling route around the south of Manchester, running from Chorlton to Debdale. It's a decent route for walkers and those on standard bicycles, but there are anti-motorcycle obstacles every half-mile or so which make the route unusable for...More

2  Thank Adam A
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