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image for Cycle Route item typeRatby to Thornton Cycle Path at Thornton Reservoir

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Contact

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0116 305 7083

Address

Thornton,
Leicestershire,
LE67 1AR

Details

National Route 63 of the National Cycle Network will run between Burton-upon-Trent and Wisbech, via Leicester and Peterborough.

Open sections: The route is currently open and signed between Donisthorpe (in the National Forest) and Great Casterton (just west of Stamford) on a mixture of cycle paths and minor roads

*Surface - tarmac
*Type of Route - linear
*Distance - 2 miles (3¼km)
*Difficulty Level - moderate (steep hill)
% Off-Road - 100%
*Parking - Martinshaw Wood, Markfield Rd, Ratby and Thornton Reservoir, Thornton
*Public Toilets - no
*Refreshments - shops and pubs in Ratby, garden centre café, Thornton, pub in Thornton
Other Routes to Try - Glenfield to Ratby Railway Line

Miles: 2

Location

Directions

See location of Thornton Reservoir on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 471074  Lat: 52.66254 Long: -1.30504

Thornton is a village set between Markfield, Bagworth and Barlestone.