GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

National Cycle Route 52

48 miles (78 km)

This signed Sustrans Cycle Route runs from Warwick to Thringstone where it joins with National Cycle Route 6.
On the way you will pass Kenilworth, Coventry, Nuneaton and Coalvillebefore finishing near Grace Dieu Priory, just west of Loughborough.
Route highlights include a lovely waterside run along the Coventry Canal and the historic Grace Dieu Priory and gardens at the end of the route.

Cycle Routes along National Cycle Route 52

National Cycle Route 52 OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

National Cycle Route 52 Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

At the southern end of the route in Warwick the route links with National Cycle Route 41. This one runs from Bristol to Rugby via Gloucester.
Around Market Bosworth the route links with National Cycle Route 63 which runs through the National Forest from Burton on Trent to Wisbech.

Photos

Portrait bench by cycle route 52 - geograph.org.uk - 3676023

Portrait bench by cycle route 52 at Stoneleigh in Warwickshire.

Cycle Route 52 crosses Cryfield Grange Road - geograph.org.uk - 3281630

Cycle Route 52 crosses Cryfield Grange Road

Gate and cattle grid, cycle route 52 - geograph.org.uk - 3676050

Gate and cattle grid, cycle route 52

Coventry Canal, Coventry - geograph.org.uk - 3007859

Coventry Canal, Coventry

Kenilworth, the castle - geograph.org.uk - 3763243

Kenilworth, the castle

Grace Dieu Priory - 1 - geograph.org.uk - 1540874

Grace Dieu Priory at the end of the route. Looking east from the A512. Although the area around Grace Dieu has historical connections dating back to the Romans and beyond, the Priory came into being around 1235-1241 as a house for Augustinian canonesses. The priory was dissolved in 1538 by Henry VIII.

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GPS Files

GPX File

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