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image for Cycle Route item typeCycle route at Burrough Hill Country Park

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0116 305 7083


High Street,
Melton Mowbray,
LE14 2QZ


At 690 feet Burrough Hill is one of the highest points in Leicestershire and a topscope indicates landmarks that can be seen from the summit. The Hill is crowned by an iron-age hill fort with well preserved ramparts. The 35-hectare site is owned by the Earnest Cook Trust and leased to the County Council.

*Surface - Mostly all weather surface, some muddy and rutted sections
*Type of Route - Circular
*Distance - 18 miles (29km)
*Difficulty Level - Tough
*% Off-Road - 30%
*Parking - Burrough Hill Country Park (£1 charge)
*Public Toilets - Burrough Hill Country Park
*Refreshments - Pubs in Somerby & Burrough on the Hill
Other Routes to Try - Bevoir Route

Miles: 18

Picnic sitePublic toilets

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Map reference: SK 760119  Lat: 52.70007 Long: -0.87572

Follow the brown and white signs from the village of Burrough on the Hill.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport