Aylestone Meadows forms the southern end of the Leicester riverside that stretches through the heart of the city to Watermead Country Park in the north.
The meadows are home to a variety of wildlife and is Leicester's largest local nature reserve.
The Great Central Way (formerly part of the Great Central Railway) forms part of Sustrans national cycle route 6. This four-mile pathway is ideal for walkers, horse riders and cyclists. Partly tarmacked, the level surface is ideal for those who have mobility restrictions or young cyclists gaining confidence. Many other pathways lead off around other areas of Aylestone Meadows, including the canal towpath and boardwalk.
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Leicester, LE2 8DZ
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