Knowle and Dorridge Lions Club annual Heart of England bike ride is back.


With 3 routes on offer cyclists can choose from:

  • A 12 or 18 mile family leisure ride along country lanes, suitable for all ages with water stations. £12 entry.
  • A 50 mile adults only sportive ride – through beautiful Warwickshire villages and countryside scenery, with a refreshment stop half way. £25 entry, limited to 250 spaces.

All routes start and finish at the historic Packwood National Trust House, a beautiful Tudor Manor house and gardens. Riders on the 50 mile route set off between 8:00-8:45am and riders on the 12 and 18 mile routes set off anytime between 9:00-11:30, there is no mass start.

All riders must return to Packwood House by 15:00, where they will be able to pick up their Certificate of Achievement and enjoy the Lions BBQ. Riders will also be able to access Packwood House & Gardens, free of charge. A great family day out. 

Online entries close on 1 July after which entries will be subject to availability on the day and an additional fee.

"I've just got in from your cycle ride from Packwood House, and just wanted to say thank you very much.  I thought it was very well organised, everyone was positive, upbeat and having fun, and all in all a credit to you.  I'm looking forward to repeating the experience next year." - Ian

Click here to register today.