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Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is set in the heart of England, a picturesque place and accessible by road and via the Battlefield Railway line, click here for timetable.

To download a copy of the Explore Bosworth Map click here.

Click here for the Traveline website, which allows you to plan your journey to Bosworth Battlefield.

A list of local services can be found here

By Foot from Market Bosworth

Take the gated road (just below the market place) out of Market Bosworth, signposted Sutton Cheney, then take a right onto Ambion Lane and walk another half a mile and look for the signpost mentioning the Centre. The total distance is just under 3 miles with an option to cut through fields.

By Car

Surrounded by a network of motorways, the M1, M6, M42 and only 9.5 km /6 miles from Jct 1 on the M69. Located close to Market Bosworth, 5.5 km / 3.5 miles North from Hinckley and only 19 km / 12 miles from Leicester. Post code CV13 0ADGPS Coordinates

By Bus

Catch the 153 bus service (does not run on Sundays) from Leicester to Market Bosworth. The Heritage Centre and Country Park is located three miles south of Market Bosworth. Taxis are available although they do need to be pre-booked, or you could take a pleasurable walk. Click here for the Arriva website.

By Rail

Regular services are available from London to Nuneaton and Leicester . Click here for the National Rail Enquiries website. The Battlefield Line also runs trains from Shackerstone Station (see above for website link).

By Canal

You can visit us from The Ashby Canal. There are some 48 hour visitor moorings by Sutton Cheney Wharf, where visitors can follow the footpath up to the visitor centre. These were put in specifically for the Visitor Centre.

There are also some moorings available by the old railway bridge 34A, follow the old line up to Shenton Station and on to the visitor centre that way.

By Air

Accessible from either East Midlands Airport or Birmingham Airport.


Walking Opportunities from Bosworth Battlefield. Click here for details & maps of walks around the area.

Cycling Opportunities from Bosworth Battlefield. Click here for further information about cycling in Leicestershire.

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