Pillings Lock Marina

Sunday 24th March 2013 at 9.00am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.

Starting Point & Postcode
The Bike Park Town Hall Square LE1 9BG
Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
3 hours 0 mins  (2 hours 0 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road 
Suitable for Child Trailers
Sky Ride Local
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders


What other riders think of this route

Sky Ride Local in Leicester

You don’t have to be the next Bradley Wiggins, but you’ll need to know your way around a bike and be fairly fit to take part in our Challenging rides. If you’re comfortable riding with other people and fancy a fresh challenge, these rides are perfect for you. They start at around twenty miles long, and are paced at between 11 and 12 miles an hour.

A trip out to Pillings Lock Marina, Barrow upon Soar, and its renowned cafe, using riverside and canal side paths for much of the ride.

Additional Information

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait.

Car Parking
Yes, at street in the area. Rutland street NCP (charges apply)
Nearest Train Station
Leicester Train Station - 0.8m 
Changing Facilities Available?
Yes, at The Bike Park  
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at The Bike Park  

Meet the Ride Leaders

    To be confirmed

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Kevin Peasland Wednesday 3rd December Very enjoyable ride Leaders professional Nice morning out
  • Ebrahim Makda Monday 18th August
  • David Martin Saturday 16th August
  • Julie Clayton Sunday 3rd August

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