Get cycling with Cyclesolihull

self-guided route leaflets for local rides

regular free leisurely rides

cycling information and advice


There are a number of different start points for Cyclesolihull rides. All have free off-street or on-street parking in case you bring your bike by car.

Ride suggestion: try cycling to the closer start points and gradually work towards getting to those further away.

Key to routes:

T = Taster Ride (about 5 miles)

S = short ride (about 10 miles)

M = medium ride (about 15 miles)

L = long ride (about 20 miles)

Str = Saturday Stretcher ride (about 30 miles)


Ride Start Points

Cyclesolihull rides start from a number of different points around Solihull so there should be at least one close to most people.

All start points have free parking close by if you bring your bike by car.

Listed below are the start points and the numbers of the routes starting from there, together with a nearby postcode for satnav users Click on map for a Google map of the start point.You will also see the start point in Google Streetview where available.

Please note that the start point maps are based on postcodes of nearby buildings so the red pointer on the map may not represent the exact start location.


Start Point Routes Click for a map
Bentley Heath Park ( car park) B93 9BQ M2 map
Balsall Common (library) CV7 7EL S8 L1 M10 Str map
Brueton Park (Warwick Rd car park) B91 3HW Str T5 map
Catherine-de-Barnes (The Boat) B91 2TJ S3 map
Cheswick Green (Cheswick Way shops) B90 4JA S9 M6 T3 map
Coleshill (Park Rd car park) B46 3LA M9 map
Dickens Heath (library) B90 1SD S4 L2 T2 Str map
Dorridge Park B93 8LR T1 map
Dorridge (rail station) B93 8JA S1 L3 Str map
Hockley Heath (post office) B94 6QT S11 M3 M8 map
Knowle (parish church) B93 0LN S2 M7 L4 map
Marston Green (Elmdon Lane car park) B37 7AE S12 M4 map
Malvern Park (playground car park) B91 3EA S7 map
Meriden (The Green) CV7 7LN S5 M5 map
Monkspath (Shelly Farm shops) B90 4EH S6 M11 T4 map
Lapworth (rail station) B94 6JJ M12  
Shirley Park (car park nr Aldi B90 3AG M1 map
Solihull Lodge (Daisy Farm Park) B14 4PJ S10 map



Cyclesolihull Weather Station

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Weather forecast

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See where the rain is now with the Met Office rradar

Cyclesolihull rides go ahead unless there is persistant heavy rain (not just showers), very strong winds, snow or ice. Rides are rarely cancelled (5 in 2010 due to snow and ice) but if we feel this is necessary because forecast bad weather we will try and put information about this on the website before the start of the ride.