Led ride to Sarehole Mill
Ecobirmingham have recently launched ’69 wards by bike or foot’, a collection of 13 online maps highlighting cycling and walking friendly routes, greenspaces and places to visit across the City. On this led ride you will get a taster of ‘Route 9’ as we ride from Kings Norton over to Sarehole Mill. A wonderful heritage site with beautiful grounds, working mill and café, it is also one of the places famous author J.R.R Tolkien spent lots of time a child and sited as inspiration for his writings, including ‘The Hobbit’ and’ Lord of The Rings’.
Come along and discover a beautiful bike-friendly route, explore the idea of traveling by bike and learn about some of Birmingham’s hidden heritage sites along the way.
Leaving promptly at 10am. The ride will be approx. 10 miles round trip, using cycle paths, canal towpaths and green spaces. Led by qualified ride leaders, starting/finishing at Kings Norton Playing fields. B30 3EU
There will be an opportunity to buy refreshments halfway round when we stop at Sarehole Mill.
You will need your own bike to part. The ride is suitable for all the family, participants should have basic bike handling skills and the ability to ride 8 miles.
We want this bike ride to be as accessible as possible, if you have a nonstandard bicycle or will be bringing a trailer please let us know when booking so we can make sure the route is suitable.
Kings Norton train station is very close by and if required there is a small car park, but spaces are limited.
Organised by Ecobirmingham
Date & Time
Sat 9 Sept | 10am–1pm
Ride starts and ends at the entrance to Kings Norton Playing Fields, Pershore Road, Kings Norton, B30 3EU
AccessWe want this bike ride to be as accessible as possible, if you have a nonstandard bicycle or will be bringing a trailer, please let us know when booking so we can make sure the route is suitable.