GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Everards Meadows

1 miles (1.3 km)

This 70 acre park in Leicestershirehas some great cycling and walking trails to try. On the eastern side of the park there's waterside trails to pick up along the River Soar and the Grand Union Canal Walk. The meadows are a great spot for wildlife watching with a variety of bird species to see at the site.
There's also on site cycle hire at Rutland Cycles. You can extend your cycling by picking up National Cycle Route 6 which runs past the park.

Postcode

LE19 2BX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Everards Meadows OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Everards Meadows Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north you can visit Aylestone Meadows, Leicester's largest local nature reserve. There's nice footpaths and raised boardwalks to follow around this urban oasis.
Head north into Leicester and you could pick up the River Soar Walk and visit the lovely Watermead Country Park where there are a series of lakes to explore.
If you head east towards Oadby and Wigston there's a pleasant community orchard and pretty meadows to explore at Brocks Hill Country Park.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Leicestershire Walks page.

Photos

Farmland - geograph.org.uk - 491720

Farmland Located near Soar Valley Way and Narborough Road.

Ratby Meadow - geograph.org.uk - 491717

Ratby Meadow

Cows in Ratby Meadow - geograph.org.uk - 164935

Cows in Ratby Meadow

Ratby Meadow Lane, St John's, Enderby - geograph.org.uk - 164934

Ratby Meadow Lane, St John's, Enderby. Unmetalled farm road behind the Leicestershire Police Headquarters. Also a public bridleway.

River Soar and pasture land - geograph.org.uk - 481703

River Soar and pasture land. Located close to Glen Parva in South Leicester.

Grand Union Canal - geograph.org.uk - 2121106

Grand Union Canal

River Soar - geograph.org.uk - 481698

River Soar

Grand Union Canal near Glen Parva, Leicester - geograph.org.uk - 814969

Grand Union Canal near Glen Parva, Leicester

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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