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Bosworth Battlefield

Bosworth Battlefield

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


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



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

Map reference: SK 400002  Lat: 52.59846 Long: -1.41071

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


  • 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