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Cycle Routes in North Warwickshire

Cycling in North Warwickshire

The Community Development Team at North Warwickshire Borough Council, have been successful in an application to LEADER funding, to re-invigorate the North Warwickshire Cycle Way (Red Route) and create three family cycle routes around Kingsbury Water Park (KWP).

The Red Route

The Red Route is a 34 mile circular route around the borough. This road route and is aimed at experienced and confident cyclists that wish to visit the North Warwickshire countryside. The route passes some of North Warwickshire's key assets such as Astley Castle, Shustoke Reservoir and Hartshill Hayes Country Park. There are also plenty of restaurants, cafés and public houses to stop off for refreshments.

Family Routes

The three family routes, which are coloured pink, green and blue, are designed to provide a safe, stress free and enjoyable experience cycling experience for families, leisure cyclists and beginners. KWP is an ideal location to explore the area by bike, with flat terrain and surfaced paths, everyone is catered for.

Business Engagement

The development of these routes will include the updating of signage, creation of GPX files for downloading the route, cycle racks at various locations around the route and also an up-to-date website with information about places to stop, places to stay and places to eat and see. We are keen to make sure that we involve businesses on route, so if you are on the route and have not been involved please get in touch.

When will the routes be ready?

It is hoped that all the routes will be ready to cycle from July 2018. There will be a variety of cycling events to launch these routes so please like our Facebook page or regularly check the website.


Routes to be developed through LEADER funding:

  • Red Route (Main Route) - Experienced Cyclists
  • Pink  - Family at Kingsbury Water Park Short
  • Green - Family at Kingsbury Water Park Medium
  • Blue - Family at Kingsbury Water Park Long

Routes that may be developed in the future:

  • Yellow Route - Medium
  • Black Route - Medium
  • Green - Easy
  • Blue - Easy
  • Purple - Beginners

If you have any questions or would prefer to speak to someone about this project please get in touch using the contact details below.

**LEADER Funding is part of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) **

Last updated Thursday, 13th February 2020

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