Discover some of Birmingham’s hidden heritage sites by bike.
We are very excited to share our Secret Birmingham – Heritage Cycle Routes and invite you to join us on a led ride exploring part of the Cadbury Route for Heritage Week.
Sunday 19th September – 10am
Meet on Bournville Village Green, outside The Rest House leaving promptly at 10am. The ride will be approx 7 miles round trip, a traffic-free route mostly off-road using cycle paths and parks with a few small roads to link up the route. Led by qualified ride leaders, starting in Bournville and finishing in Cotteridge Park, opportunity for children to have a play in the park at the end, toilets and refreshments available at The Shed.
This ride is suitable for all the family. All people-powered transport is welcome including bikes, scooters, e-bikes and trailers, recommended for ages 5 years plus.
THE CADBURY ROUTE – Mostly traffic free, taking you through some fantastic green spaces as well as discovering local heritage points along the way. There’s thousands of years of history including ice age stones, Bournville Village, the Suffragettes of Northfield and Kings Norton, as well as the more recent history of Longbridge town centre and Austin Village.
More information about the Secret Birmingham – Heritage Cycle Routes can be found HERE.
Click the links below to view some fantastic video content and find out more about the heritage points along this route.
- Bournville Village
- Selly Manor
- Serbian Church
- Northfield Library
- Austin Village
- King Norton Grammar School
- Cotteridge Park
As on all our group rides, the pace will be gentle, nobody will get left behind.
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult, you will need to have your own bike and helmet to take part in the ride or bike hire is available from West Midlands Cycle Hire, dock located next to University train station or a Brompton Bike Hire dock in Birmingham City Centre.
Places are limited and must be booked. For more information and to secure your place click the book now button below. If you are booking for more than one person please add the correct number of tickets to your cart and tell us the names of all attendees (including children) in the Eventbrite booking form.