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Ibstock, North West Leicestershire, LE67

Cycle route that is 100% off-road and is made up of a network of surfaced paths. Shops and pubs are located in Ibstock itself.

  • Access: 100% off road
  • Miles: 1
 

Bath Grounds, Station Road, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65

The Bath Grounds Heritage Trail comprises a series of heritage interpretation boards, numbered waymarkers and community created mosaics installed on a circular route around the Grounds.

 

Ashby de la Zouch, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU

The Ivanhoe Way is a 35 mile walk around the north western area of Leicestershire within the National Forest.

Walk Route: Ashby de la Zouch; Staunton Harold; Coalville; Bagworth; Shackerstone; Measham

  • Miles: 35
 

Bagworth Heath Country Park, Heath Road, Bagworth, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 1DL

The 75- hectare area of Bagworth Heath Woods is on the former site of Desford Colliery. The site includes a demonstration woodland, monitoring the success of a variety of woodland tree species.

  • Miles: 1
 

Worthington, DE73 8BG

A pleasant route running from the heart of Derby along the bank of the River Derwent, along the disused Derby, Melbourne, Ashby Branch Railway, as far as Worthington. Part of National Cycle Network 6 that extends to Loughborough and beyond.

  • Access: Easy
  • Miles: 13
 

Cycle hire at Hicks Lodge, Willesley Wood Side, Willesley, Ashby-de-La-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 2UP

At Hick’s Lodge, the National Forest Cycle near Ashby de la Zouch, you can cycle in safety on miles of traffic free trails.

 

Griffydam, Griffydam, Leicestershire, LE67

From Griffydam to Whitwick goes past several sites of industrial heritage interest including following some of the path of the old Swannington to Leicester Railway.

Walk Route: Griffydam; Whitwick

  • Access: No stiles
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Miles: 5
 

Heath End, Heath End, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA

From Staunton Harold the footpath continues along a grassy track to Dimminsdale Wood. The wood belongs to the Leicestershire and Rutland Trust for Nature Conservation.

Walk Route: Heath End; Worthington; Griffydam

  • Access: No stiles
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Miles: 5
 

7 - 8 The Green Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65

We are an independent bike retailer located on the Green in the historic market town of Ashby de-la Zouch. We offer a wide of range bicycles and accessories for riders of any level.

 

Manor Organic Farm, Manor Farm, Long Whatton, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5DF

Explore nature trails through Manor Organic Farm. Once you've finished exploring, head to the farm shop for some tasty local produce.

Walk Route: Organic produce

 

Measham, Measham, Leicestershire, DE12

From Measham to Moira the Ivanhoe Way follows the Ashby Woulds Heritage Trail.

Walk Route: Measham, Donisthorpe, Moira

  • Access: No stiles
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Miles: 6
 

Normanton le Heath, Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire, LE67

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Miles: 2
 

Packington Lock-Up, Packington, Leicestershire, LE65

Take a tour around the Lock-Ups and Round Houses of North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire.

Walk Route: Packington, Smisby, Ticknall, Breedon on the Hill, Worthington

  • Access: The trails use the public highway
  • Duration: 4 hours by cycle
  • Miles: 21
 

Sence Valley Forest Park, Ibstock, Leicestershire, LE67 6NW

There is an extensive network of paths and forest roads providing access for pedestrians, wheelchair users, cyclists and horse riders. The different routes can be identified throughout the park by following symbols displayed on posts.

  • Access: Easy - all off road
  • Miles: 2
 

Thornton Reservoir, Thornton, Leicestershire, LE67 1AR

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

  • Miles: 2
 

Worthington, Leicestershire, LE67

The Worthington lock-up is octagonal, of red brick, with an octagonal brick spire. It measures approximately 3 metres across with 1.5 metre high walls surmounted by a projected stone string course.

Walk Route: Worthington to Packington