GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Leicester to Loughborough

16 miles (25 km)

On this route you will follow National Cycle route 6 from Leicester to Loughborough. The route starts by the tourist information centre in Leicester and soon joins the River Soar for some pleasant waterside riding with a stretch through the lovely Abbey Park an early highlight.
Just before Birstall you will pass through the lovely Watermead Country Park with over 12 lakes and ponds. From here you continue north towards Woodthorpe and then onto Loughborough never far from the River Soar. You finish by the tourist information centre in Loughborough.

Photos

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Along the River Soar, near Leicester

Generic placeholder thumbnail

The River Soar in Abbey Park, Leicester

Generic placeholder thumbnail

View of the Space Science Centre from the river

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Bridge across the river at Belgrave

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Approaching Birstall

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Watermead Country Park

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Woodthorpe

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Loughborough

Photos are copyrighted by their owners

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Leicester to Loughborough.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Leicester to Loughborough.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

Map