Cycling is a great way to get around the local area, whether for leisure purposes, the regular commute or a trip to the shops.

There are a wide range of destinations within only a short journey from Meadowgate Point, with Cross Gates town centre being less than 5-minutes away and The Springs being less than 10-minutes away.

To help support cyclists, Leeds has an extensive and ever-expanding cycle network, with off-street and recommended on-street cycle routes, some of which pass close to Meadowgate Point.

Manston Lane, Smeaton Approach, Penda’s Way and Austhorpe Lane are all local recommended cycle routes. Slightly beyond these, the Leeds Core Cycle network runs from Garforth to the city centre through Colton and provides a mainly off-road link into Leeds.There are also new cycle lanes along the new road into Thorpe Park Leeds, for those heading that way for work, leisure or a bit of shopping.

For more information about the Leeds Cycle Network, cycle training opportunities and much more please see the links to the right.


Cycle Streets is a handy journey planner that allows you to plan a journey by bike. Simply enter your start and end points and the website will do the rest.


Look no further! Residents of Meadowgate Point are entitled to a range of travel related discounts, including some great offers at Halfords, Cycle Republic and Cycle Surgery!

Further Information:

  • Cycle maps

    West Yorkshire has a really handy online cycle map available, which you can zoom into as required: West Yorkshire Cycle Map

    There are also a range of maps available which show specific routes, including the 'Garforth to City Centre' route which passes close to Meadowgate Point.

    To view these cycle maps please click here
  • FREE Cycle Training

    CityConnect Cycles will give you the skills and confidence you need to conquer your commute to work.

    You might currently cycle in your leisure time or maybe you haven’t cycled for 20 years, whatever your cycling experience or ability, a CityConnect Cycles course will have you confidently riding on two wheels in no time.

    The offer is open to anyone who lives in West Yorkshire and is over the age of 16.

    To find out more, and to book a course, click here
  • Leeds City Council Cycle Pages

    Lots of useful cycling information can by found at Leeds City Council Cycle Pages. This includes details of how to report an issue on a local road, and of the Councils cycling strategy.
  • Sustrans

    Sustrans is a national charity that promotes sustainable travel, focusing on cycling. They provide lots of helpful tips and safety advice and manage the National Cycle Network. Find out more here
  • British Cycling

    British Cycling is the main national governing body for cycle sport in Great Britain. It administers most competitive cycling in Great Britain. They are also facilitate and promote various types of led rides whatever your ability and whoever you are through their Lets Ride programme.
  • Leeds / Bradford Cycle Superhighway

    The much anticipated CS1 Leeds Bradford Cycle Superhighway is open for you to use! The CS1 Superhighway is a segregated cycle route between Leeds and Bradford, running from Seacroft to Leeds city centre and along the A647 to the new Broadway shopping centre right in the heart of Bradford. Visit Cycle City Connect to find out more.