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Sustainable travel in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

Exterior view of Canons Ashby House and Church in spring
Enjoy Canons Ashby during Spring | © National Trust Images/John Miller

Whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. Plan your day out in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire using greener travel options.

Travel by bus

  • Stoneywell - Take the 29A or 29B bus, which runs from Leicester to Coalville, alight at Markfield, a 2 mile walk from Stoneywell.

Nearby railway stations

Don’t forget to plan your onward journey from the train station.

  • Lyveden - The nearest train station is Kettering (10 miles), taxi services are available.
  • Canons Ashby – The nearest train station is Banbury (11 miles), taxis are available.
  • Stoneywell – The nearest train station is Barrow-upon-Soar (7 miles), taxis are available.

Cycle routes

The National Cycle Network (NCN) is a UK-wide network of signed paths and routes, ideal if you’re looking to reach places by bike.

  • Canons Ashby - NCN50

Arriving by foot

  • Lyveden – is on the Lyveden Way.
  • Canons Ashby – is on the Macmillan long-distance footpath.
A view of the north end of Stoneywell, an Arts and Crafts cottage, with a sloping lawn on the right and a bare tree in front of the house on the left

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