Route 562

National Route 562 of the National Cycle Network connects Southport with Aston to the south of Runcorn via Burscough, Wigan, St Helens and Widnes. See text below for details of open sections.

Route Details

Distance: 6 miles
Type: Currently open section from Widnes through Runcorn to Aston is mainly traffic-free alongside major roads. Planned section between Burscough and Wigan to follow Leeds-Liverpool Canal.
 
Route Description
 
Between Southport and Widnes the route is proposed. Currently only open between Widnes and Aston via Runcorn and the Widnes-Runcorn Bridge, National Route 562 takes you alongside the B5515 and the A533 closely. 
 
Traffic-free sections
 
Widnes to Aston Heath.
Latitude: 
53.33663146232436
Longitude: 
-2.6692740515625224
Zoom level: 
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National Route 562 of the National Cycle Network connects Southport with Aston to the south of Runcorn via Burscough, Wigan, St Helens and Widnes.