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image for Cycle Route item typeCycle and Steam at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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  • Stay Play Explore
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Cycle Route

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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 - linear cycle – return via the Battlefield Line Steam Engine
*Distance - 8½ miles (13½km)
*Difficulty Level - moderate
*% Off-Road - all on country lanes
*Parking - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre or Shenton Station (£1 charge)
*Public Toilets - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre or Shenton Station
*Refreshments - Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre, various pubs and a shop in Stoke Golding and tearooms, Shenton
Other Routes to Try - Wider Battlefield - Bosworth

Miles: 8

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

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

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