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Leicester to Cossington 7mi 4 Dec 2017
Lie to wood 4mi 24 Sep 2017
Leicester 6mi 21 Jun 2015
Leicester Emerson to station 4mi 4 Jan 2014
Leicester Travelodge to Emerson 2mi 4 Jan 2014
Leicester Station to Travelodge 5mi 4 Jan 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Leicester:

The Gate Hangs Well, Syston · 13mi round-trip
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The Hammer and Pincers, Wymeswold · 32mi round-trip
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The Crown, Old Dalby · 37mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Leicester

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Leicester:

To Burton upon Trent, Swadlincote, Oakham, Stamford, Peterborough, Whittlesey, March and Wisbech.

To Rickmansworth, London, St Albans, Harpenden, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Market Harborough, Loughborough, Shepshed, Derby, Nottingham, Worksop and Sheffield.

Knowledge

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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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Make like Lance Armstrong with our new 'go direct' option

Tuesday 18 September · 1

No, we’re not suggesting the use of performance-enhancing substances (apart from cake), but when you absolutely have to take that shortcut… When you’re planning a route with cycle.travel, sometimes…

Smart Turns – new on cycle.travel's route-planner

New Saturday 23 April · 13

Today cycle.travel’s route-planner gets the biggest single improvement since it launched – a new feature we call Smart Turns. cycle.travel now casts a forensic eye over every turn…

River Rhone becomes latest Euro route

Tuesday 22 March · 2

The Rhone Cycle Route, a 1,100km tour beside the river through Switzerland and France, has been anointed as the newest member of the EuroVelo route network. The designation as EuroVelo route…