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image for Cycle Route item typeCycle trail - wider Bosworth Battlefield at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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Bosworth Battlefield

Bosworth Battlefield

Sundial memorial

Contact

Travel Choice & Access

0116 305 7083

Address

Ambion Lane,
Sutton Cheney,
Market Bosworth,
Leicestershire,
CV13 0AD

Details

The site of the 1485 Battle of Bosworth, a major turning point in history where King Richard III lost his crown and life to Henry Tudor in one of the last great encounters of the war of the Roses

*Surface - tarmac
*Type of Route - circular
*Distance - 9 miles (14.5km)
*Difficulty Level - moderate
*% Off-Road - route is mostly on country lanes
*Parking - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre or Shenton Station charged £1
*Public Toilets - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre or Shenton Station
*Refreshments - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre, Tearoom, Shenton, Sutton Cheney *Wharf, pubs and shops in Stoke Golding
Other Routes to Try - Cycle and Steam - Bosworth

Miles: 9

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users

Location

Directions

See location of Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 399001  Lat: 52.59747 Long: -1.41170

The Battlefield site is bounded by the A5, A444, A447 and B585 and is clearly signposted from all these roads in the vicinity of Market Bosworth.

Parking: with charge

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