Region: East Midlands

https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/walking/walks...

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Walking is a great way to explore the countryside, take up exercise and to get around. Whether out for fun, visiting friends and family or walking to work, there are over 300km of Greenways and 5,145km of other Rights of Way in Derbyshire to help you on your way.'

Walks described here by

https://www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/walking/

Category:Leicestershire
Overview

'Rights of way & promoted routes ... Local walks ... Family fun outdoors ... Themed walks ... Parks & countryside access ... Groups & guided walks'

Walks described here by

http://www.eastmidlandsu3as.org.uk

Category:East Midlands
Overview

'Because of its geographical size the Region has divided itself into five County Networks of U3As: [1] Derbyshire - - - : [2] Leicestershire & Rutland - - - : [3] Lincolnshire - - - : [4] Northamptonshire - - - : [5] Nottinghamshire.'

http://www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/central/derbyshire/

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'This is the place to locate countryside walks, nature reserves, and parks etc, in Derbyshire and the Peak District, that are accessible to wheelchair users, mobility scooters, pushchairs and buggies. The walks and sites listed will generally be easy going for the able bodied and families who just want a gentle stroll, as well as accessible to the wheelchair and mobility scooter users and families with buggies.'

http://www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/leicestershire

Category:Leicestershire
Overview

About three dozen descriptions of places around and about Leicestershire offering accessible walking facilities.

http://www.visitambervalley.com/

Category:Amber Valley
Navigate the Website>>> Get Active
Overview

'The Amber Valley area offers many opportunities for walkers, horse riders and cyclists of all abilities to get out and about.  There's a wide variety of way-marked routes that include spectacular scenery, quaint villages and fascinating local history.'

Nearby

https://www.ambervalleyramblers.org.uk/

Category:Amber Valley
Overview

'Group membership has grown from 38 in 1977, to around 190 at the present time. Walks are in all parts of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, and it will be noted from our programme that we also go away for long week ends twice a year to places such as Devon, the Lake District, Wales, and Northumbria. Members have also tackled the Three Peaks of Yorkshire and walked the Pennine Way in the past.'

Nearby

https://www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/walks/asfordby-parish-walks-walk-1/

Category:Melton
Starting fromAsfordby
Overview

'Asfordby Parish consists of three villages, Asfordby, Asfordby Valley and Asfordby Hill, which are situated to the north of the River Wreake near to the market town of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire ... Land to the south of Asfordby is characterised by water meadows and wash-land areas while the valley setting is emphasised by rising, mainly pasture, land to the north.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.ashfield.gov.uk/visiting/tourism-and-travel/walking-in-ash...

Category:Ashfield
Overview

'The district consists of three towns and many smaller villages situated in beautiful countryside that offers expansive views, especially from the highest points in Nottinghamshire, which sit within Ashfield.'

Nearby

https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/walking-cy...

Category:Broxtowe
Starting fromAttenborough Nature Reserve
Overview

'This site of special scientific interest (SSSI) is one of the most important sites for conservation in the East Midlands. In 1929 sand and gravel extraction began, providing materials and infrastructure in the Nottingham area.  After a period of restoration the now water-filled pits and islands provide food, shelter and freedom from disturbance for many species of wildlife.'

Nearby

http://www.autumnfootprints.co.uk/

Starting fromShipley Country Park Visitor Centre, Slack Lane, Heanor
Overview

Held Mid September.

Nearby

http://www.barnackparishcouncil.org/

Category:Peterborough
Navigate the Website>>> Books & Leaflets >>> Village Walk Leaflets
Starting fromBarnack
Overview

Descriptions of a series of circular walks issued by Parishes in Barnack Ward.

Nearby

https://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/sport-leisure-and-culture/active-communit...

Overview

'Bassetlaw District Council, Clumber Park National Trust and Bassetlaw PCT have joined up to promote the Department of Health Change4Life message to "Eat Well, Move More and Live Longer!" The Walking in Bassetlaw ... booklet contains information on Health Walks, Independent Walks, Cycling, Pedometer Loan Scheme and much more ...'

Nearby

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedford_Purlieus_National_Nature_Reser...

Category:Peterborough
Size (acreage)520
Starting fromBedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve
Overview

'211 hectares (520 acres) of ancient woodland in Cambridgeshire, in the United Kingdom. It is a national nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest owned and managed by the Forestry Commission.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.blaby.gov.uk/leisure-health-and-community/

Category:Blaby
Navigate the Website>>> Parks and Green Spaces
Overview

'The Council has a wide range of fantastic green spaces, these provide the opportunity for an enjoyable walk, a family day out and to keep in touch with nature.'

Nearby

https://www.bolsover.gov.uk/index.php/resident/outdoor-recreationr?acc...

Category:Bolsover
Overview

'Set amongst attractive countryside, the district is served by a network of accessible trails and walks. These walks meander through towns and villages incorporating disused railway tracks and public rights of way. Each trail has its own information leaflet detailing each walk and highlighting the interesting features en-route.'

Nearby

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/boston

Category:Boston
Overview

'Founded in the year 1970 ... We are a lively, friendly and broad-age range group and you're very welcome to try walking with us, or to get involved in looking after paths and green spaces and opening up new places to explore.'

Nearby

https://www.bradgatepark.org/events-and-guided-walks

Category:Charnwood
Size (acreage)830
Starting fromBradgate Park
Overview

'Extending to 830 acres of publicly accessible countryside the Park has a wild and rugged aspect that you do not expect to find so close to the city with dramatic rocky outcrops and gnarled old oak trees, many of which are well over 500 years old ...'

Description from

The Bradgate Park Trust

Nearby

https://www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk/pages/brocks_hill_country_park

Category:Oadby & Wigston
Starting fromBrocks Hill Country Park
Overview

'Since opening in 1999, Brocks Hill Country Park has received increasing interest as a place for informal recreation and now attracts over 150,000 visitors per year ...'

http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/

Category:Broxtowe
Navigate the Website>>> A-Z of Services >>> 'Walking'
Starting fromBroxtowe Borough Council
Overview

'Explore the beautiful borough of Broxtowe on foot  ...'

Nearby

http://www.bugbrookelink.co.uk/Strollers/index.htm

Starting fromBugbrooke
Overview

'Leisurely walking group catering for older walkers who wish to enjoy a stroll through the countryside on a weekly basis. They meet each Thursday at 10am and each walk takes about 2 hours.  About once a month the walk is in the Parish of Bugbrooke but on other occasions a short car journey is taken to surrounding villages with the walk starting and finishing from the agreed parking place. '

https://www.burghley.co.uk/about-burghley/gardens-deer-park/

Category:South Kesteven
Starting fromBurghley House
Overview

'The gardens and parkland that you see today at Burghley were largely designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown in the 18th century. Today, sweeping vistas down to the spires of Stamford with the backdrop of the House create the perfect canvas for open air classical concerts, wedding receptions, events or just a quiet stroll with the dog.'

https://www.leicscountryparks.org.uk/burrough-hill-country-park/

Category:Melton
Size (acreage)85
Starting fromBurrough Hill
Overview

'One of the most striking and historic features in the landscape of eastern Leicestershire. The well-preserved Iron Age hill fort dramatically crowns a steep-sided promontory of land reaching 210m (690 ft), with superb views. A prominent landmark and ready-made arena, the hill has long been a place for public recreation. As well as the grassy hilltop the country park offers diverse wildlife habitats and varied areas to visit ... Since 1970 Leicestershire County Council has leased this 35 hectare site from the Ernest Cook Trust.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby/trails/canons-ashby-hist...

Category:Daventry
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromCanons Ashby House, Canons Ashby
Overview

'Canons Ashby is a hidden treasure in the heart of rural Northamptonshire; the Rose of the Shires. Built near the site of a 13th-century priory, the Elizabethan manor house is set in a tranquil ancient landscape ... '

Walks described here by
Nearby

https://www.leicester.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/parks-and-open-spaces...

Size (acreage)250
Starting fromCastle Hill Country Park
Overview

'Castle Hill Country Park, located on the north western fringe of the city, is one of Leicester's largest and more recent parks ... Established in the early 1980's the park comprises some 250 acres of grassland, plantation and broad leaved woodland. The A46, Leicester Western By Pass divides the park into two linear sections'.

Description from

Leicester City Council

https://chaderby.wixsite.com/chaderby

Category:Derby
Overview

'The Club exists to promote rambling and walking. Chiefly walks are in Derbyshire in the Peak district, though occasionally walks drift further afield by way of variety. We are open to everyone regardless of status, and welcome new members. Walks are planned and led by various members, and new ideas for walks are always needed, we do not want to get into a rut!'

Nearby

https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/walkingforhealth

Category:Charnwood
Overview

Access PDFs of about a score of walks around and about Charnwood; also a number of related documents.

Nearby

https://www.chatsworth.org/park/

Size (acreage)1000
Starting fromBaslow
Overview

'Chatsworth's Park covers about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) and is open to the public free of charge all year-round, except for the south-east section, known as the Old Park, which is not open since it is used for breeding by the herds of red and fallow deer.'

Description from

Chatsworth

See also

Chatsworth Walk [Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District]

https://chesterfieldramblers.com/

Category:Ramblers Groups
Overview

'Our programme contains regular walks throughout the year from four miles upwards and from easy to strenuous. There are walks accessible by public transport and by car. We feature themed walks, evening walks, and rambles for the visually impaired – and are the main contributor to the local Walking Festival.'

Nearby

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

Size (acreage)3800
Starting fromClumber Park, Worksop
Overview

'Clumber is a beautiful expanse of parkland, heath and woods covering more than 3,800 acres. Clumber Park was once the country estate of the Dukes of Newcastle. Although the house was demolished in 1938, there are glimpses of its grand past to explore - from the Gothic-style chapel, often referred to as a "cathedral in miniature", you can follow in the footsteps of dukes through the peaceful pleasure ground to the Walled Kitchen Garden, where you can experience sights, scents and a taste of the past ...'

Walks described here by
See also

Mr Straw's House [National Trust]

Nearby

http://www.coleorton.org.uk/walks_and_footpaths.html

Starting fromColeorton
Overview

'The parish of Coleorton has an extensive network of public footpaths. Some say this is because workers at Coleorton Hall would walk the shortest distance across the fields from their outlying cottages. But looking at some of the footpaths on the map they seem much more random. We also have parts of The Ivanhoe Way which is a circular route around Leicestershire and the Mining Heritage Trail.'

https://www.corby.gov.uk/latest-news

Overview

Usually held late May/early June. ALERT Formerly entitled Corby Walking Festival.

Nearby

http://www.countesthorpeu3a.co.uk/activity-groups.php

Category:Blaby
Navigate the Website>>> Walking (CARE) | Walking (SWANS)
Starting fromCountesthorpe
Overview

'The name Countesthorpe originates from the 11th century when the area was part of the marriage dowry of the Countess Judith niece of William the Conqueror. The "thorpe" part of the name is a variant of the Middle English word thorp, meaning hamlet or small village.'

Nearby

http://www.curiousabout.co.uk/maps/eastmidlands.php

Category:East Midlands
Overview

'The East Midlands encompasses a host of interesting places to explore. In the west is the Peak District National Park, with wonderful days of walking. Lincolnshire to the east is England's 2nd largest county, and is an outstanding area of ever-changing landscapes, from magnificent Lincoln Minster to stunning Stamford, a famous Stone town. In between there are lovely rivers, ancient castles, historical tales and arresting architecture to uncover - real gems which many don't know of, but which maybe they should!'

http://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/leisure/parks-and-countryside/daventry-co...

Category:Daventry
Size (acreage)140
Starting fromDaventry Country Park
Overview

'There are circular, way marked and hard-surfaced trails through woodlands, meadows and close to the reservoir with wheelchair accessible bird hides to stop and view the wildlife. With its large reservoir where you can feed the ducks, adventure playground, numerous picnic spots, nature trail and a wealth of wildlife, Daventry Country Park is a great family day out.'

Description from

Daventry District Council

Nearby

http://u3asites.org.uk/deepings

Category:South Kesteven
Starting fromThe Deepings
Overview

The Deepings 'are the adjoining villages near the River Welland, 8 miles to the north of Peterborough and 10 miles or so east of Stamford in England. The area is just north of the Peterborough border in the Lincolnshire fens. The Deepings include: Deeping Gate, Deeping St James, Deeping St Nicholas, Market Deeping and West Deeping'.

http://www.northampton.gov.uk/info/200244/parks-and-open-spaces/306/de...

Size (acreage)500
Starting fromDelapré Park
Overview

'Delapré is one of the most beautiful public gardens in Northampton and its grounds and the gardens can be enjoyed at all times of the year. This attractive area of 8 acres lies in the southern part of the town just off the main London Road, with open parkland of about 500 acres adjoining the Gardens. At the southern end of the Delapre estate lie Delapre Woods. These were originally cleared and planted when the gardens were laid out. Some fine oak, sweet chestnut and beech remain from this planting.'

Description from

Northampton Borough Council

http://www.dashgroup.org.uk

Category:Derby
Overview

'Although ... we do many things, what we do most is walk. Hardly surprising with the Peak District on the doorstep. Most Sundays see a day walk of varying lengths and difficulty.'

Nearby

https://www.derbyramblers.org.uk/

Category:Derby
Overview

'Before you join the Group why not come out on some walks with us. Just contact the leader of any walk you are interested in and find out if it is suitable for you and that you have the right fitness, equipment etc. We hope to see you out in Derbyshire ...'

Nearby

https://www.visitderby.co.uk/things-to-do/parks-outdoors/derby-arboret...

Category:Derby
Size (acreage)20
Starting fromRose Hill
Overview

'Derby Arboretum was the first public park in Britain and was a trend-setter in that Central Park in New York was based upon its design! Located just south of the city centre, it's a Grade II listed picturesque park with a fine collection of trees.'

Description from

Discover Derby

See also

Derby Arboretum [Derby City Council]

Nearby

https://www.derby.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/walking/derby-walks/

Category:Derby
Starting fromDerby City Council
Overview

'As part of our countryside management work, we have got together a series of free walks and activities which are led by local groups.'

Nearby

http://www.derbywayfarers.org.uk/

Category:Derby
Overview

'We are a small, friendly walking club of varying abilities. Our Programme aims to be inclusive, so walks range from about four miles to twelve, with the occasional longer one thrown in for the more intrepid! Most walks take place on a Sunday:- a full day once a fortnight; - a morning ramble on one of the remaining Sundays. Also, monthly on a Tuesday: - a short to medium walk. In the winter, we have a monthly evening meeting, but this is replaced by a walk in the summer.'

Nearby

https://www.discoveringbritain.org/activities/east-midlands/

Category:East Midlands
Overview

'A landscape of gentle rural valleys and vibrant urban cultures. Find out about the region's magnificent limestone landscapes and national parks. Explore Britain's turbulent agricultural history and find the clues for it in the landscape today. Discover some of Britain's most diverse cities and relish its variety and cuisine. Understand how the urban centres of Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Lincoln grew into thriving towns.'

http://www.dronfieldfootpaths.org.uk

Starting fromDronfield
Overview

'Formed in 1989 to save and improve local paths. We now have 140 members and run a series of regular, all year round, guided walks.'

http://www.corby.gov.uk/site-page/east-carlton-countryside-park

Category:Corby
Starting fromEast Carlton Countryside Park
Overview

'Situated on the edge of the beautiful Welland Valley. The Heritage Centre in the converted coach house and stables houses a display featuring the history of Corby and the development of the iron and steel industry in the town.'

Description from

Corby Borough Council

Nearby

http://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/visitors

Overview

'A network of footpaths and bridleways allow you to plan anything from a short walk to a full days hike. '

See also

Walking [nenevalley]

https://www.erewash.gov.uk/index.php/sport-and-health/walking-and-orie...

Category:Erewash
Starting fromErewash Borough Council
Overview

The River Erewash 'gives its name to the Erewash Valley, which has a rich industrial history, and the local government district and borough of Erewash, which was named after the river when the former borough of Ilkeston and urban district of Long Eaton were united with some of the surrounding rural areas in 1974'.

Download from the Website PDFs of about two dozen 'Country Walks' in and around Erewash.

Nearby

https://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/things-to-do/activities/walking-and-...

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

Access to details of a wide range of Great Walks, Guided Walks and Town Trails.

https://www.lincstrust.org.uk/get-involved/top-reserves/far-ings

Size (acreage)200
Starting fromBarton-on-Humber
Overview

'There's always something to see or hear when looking out over the reedbeds of Far Ings, whether it's the sound of the reeds as they sway in a gentle breeze, the song of hidden warblers or bearded tits, the eerie boom of a bittern, or a marsh harrier drifting over then disappearing into the reedbed ...'

Description from

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

http://www.findernfootpaths.co.uk/?page_id=72

Starting fromFindern
Overview

'Formed as a Findern Parish Council Working party in 1998, initially with four members. Since those early days, we have grown to a Group of about twelve members, some of whom are Parish Councillors. We are a diverse group, we range in ages up to our oldest members who are in their seventies! Some of us have disabilities. We are proud to have a group of youngsters who help us with our projects. Everyone is valued for the skills they bring to the Group.'

https://www.florevillage.co.uk/

Category:Daventry
Starting fromFlore
Overview

'Flore now has some nominated local walks to do around our village ...'

Nearby

http://www.lros.org.uk/birdingsites.htm

Category:Blaby
Navigate the Website>>> Fosse Meadows
Starting fromSharnford
Overview

'Local farmer Henry Archer made if possible for Blaby District Council to acquire land to provide the public with a large countryside area which is now called Fosse Meadows. The land had been used as farmland and so to diversify the landscape and habitats, woodlands were designed and over 30,000 trees have now been planted ...'

Nearby

http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/reserves/guide...

Category:Boston
Starting fromFreiston Shore
Overview

'The newly-opened wetland trail is a circular route around the developing wet grassland with views over to the saltmarsh. The lagoon trail is only partially suitable for wheelchair access, although the hide is accessible. Excellent views of many of the birds can be had from the car park. The wetland trail is also only partially accessible to wheelchairs.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

http://www.gedlingcountrypark.org.uk/about-the-park.html

Category:Gedling
Size (acreage)240
Starting fromGedling Country Park
Overview

'Gedling Country Park opened in style with a special community day launch on Saturday 28 March 2015 ... There are multiple paths that weave their way through the woodlands and grasslands that make up the rich flora and fauna within the country park. It has a rich diversity of wildlife, mining heritage and green credentials along with a network of paths, trails and viewpoints that creates a destination to be proud of. ...'

Nearby

http://www.lincstrust.org.uk/gibraltar-point

Category:East Lindsey
Navigate the Website>>> Gibraltar Point Walks and Trails [PDF]
Starting fromGibraltar Point
Overview

'A dynamic stretch of unspoilt coastline running southwards from the edge of Skegness to the mouth of the Wash ...  A spectacular new £1m Visitor Centre at Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve will begin to take shape over the coming months. It replaces the former visitor centre, which suffered extensive flood damage during the storm surge in December 2013.'

Description from

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Nearby

https://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-community/births-marriages-and-death...

Category:Leicester
Size (acreage)28
Starting fromGilroes Cemetery
Overview

'A beautiful green, welcoming and peaceful place. The mature trees, broad paths and memorials of the cemetery are complemented by the neat headstone rows in the lawn cemetery and the vibrant, aromatic roses in the Garden of Remembrance.'

Description from

Leicester City Council

See also

Cemeteries [Leicester City Council]

http://www.go4awalk.com/walks/uk-county-walks/walks-in-derbyshire.php

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Derbyshire Walks, Routes & Maps ... To download our award winning walk route maps you must have a go4awalk.com Account and be Logged On'

Walks described here by

http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/county-walks/derbyshire

Category:Derbyshire
Overview

'Full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.'

Walks described here by

http://www.greasleypc.co.uk/guided-walks/

Category:Broxtowe
Starting fromGreasley Parish Council
Overview

'Enjoy the delights of Greasley's beautiful countryside through this series of Monday evening walks.'

Nearby

http://u3asites.org.uk/great-oakley

Category:Corby
Starting fromGreat Oakley
Overview

Relatively small U3A started in May 2013. Two Walking Groups listed: [1] Short Walks 'This group is for people interested in walking a couple of miles on tarmac paths in or around Corby, with a stop for tea/coffee along the way' - - - : [2] Walking 'Regular walking group members will receive more information nearer the date of each walk'

Nearby

http://grimsbyfellwalking.btck.co.uk

Starting fromGrimsby
Overview

'This is the club that gets you out of town to some interesting walking areas that include Derbyshire, The Pennines, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, The Lake District and North Wales.'

https://www.harborough.gov.uk/homepage/69/WALKS

Category:Harborough
Starting fromHarborough District Council
Overview

'There are lots of fantastic walking routes in the local area and we can help you find the perfect walks for you.'

Nearby

http://www.hartsholmecountrypark.com/

Category:Lincoln
Size (acreage)200
Starting fromSkellingthorpe Road
Overview

'Hartsholme Country Park is situated in the southwest of Lincoln, adjacent to Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve, approximately three miles from the city centre. The site comprises Victorian landscaped gardens, a large reservoir, woodlands and grasslands. Many features, both natural and built, survive from the original landscaping of the 1860s.'

Description from

Barry Short

See also

Hartsholme Country Park [GPS Cycle and Walking Routes] | The Historical Walk

http://www.heathu3a.org.uk/groups.htm

Category:North Kesteven
Starting fromBracebridge Heath
Overview

Support a wide variety of Walking Groups: Strollers (<1m); Legstretchers (c.3m); Footsteppers (c.4.5m); Walkers (c.6m); Ramblers (c.6m); Hikers (c.6m).

https://www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/info/200102/walking

Overview

'We have produced a set of maps based around the following main business sites in Hinckley, offering walks of varying lengths and based around Hinckley’s main business sites. The walks are designed to easily fit into your day, for example your lunch break, to help you improve your health: [1] Harrowbrook Industrial Estate - - - : [2] Wheatfield Industrial Estate - - - : [3] Sketchley Meadows Industrial Estate - - - : [4] Nutts Lane/Logix Industrial Estate - - - : [5] Hinckley Town Centre'

https://www.hinckleyramblers.org.uk/en/

Starting fromSt Mary's Road Car Park, Hinckley
Overview

'We offer a full programme of walks and social events, throughout the year. Our walks are mainly in Leicestershire with Bradgate Park, Bosworth Battle Field and the National Forest all nearby. We also travel to the Cotswolds, the Derbyshire Peak District and other counties within the Midlands.'

https://www.horncastlewalkers.co.uk/

Category:East Lindsey
Starting fromHorncastle
Overview

'The Group is made up of keen walkers from the town who want to encourage walking in and around the pretty market town of Horncastle and the beautiful Southern Lincolnshire Wolds.'

Nearby

http://www.vagabonds.org.uk/

Category:Wellingborough
Overview

'We are a UK walking club based at Wellingborough, in Northamptonshire ... We support and assist with the England IML International "Waendel Walk" in May each year which is also based in Wellingborough ... The organisation is a member of the British Walking Federation (BWF) and, through this, a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).'

http://kettering-and-district-rambling-club.org.uk/

Category:Kettering
Starting fromKettering
Overview

'Established in 1937 and exists to: * Promote walking, friendship and enjoyment of the countryside in and around Northamptonshire; * Increase awareness of the many attractive areas within a short distance of Kettering; * Protect and champion the right of access along designated Rights of Way.'

Nearby

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/kirby-muxloe-castle/

Category:Blaby
Starting fromKirby Muxloe Castle
Overview

'The picturesque moated remains of Kirby Muxloe Castle are surrounded by grassed areas and a moat, perfect for picnics or walks. There are also a number of benches situated throughout the grounds.'

Walks described here by
Nearby

http://www.hikeandhostel.org.uk/

Category:Leicester
Overview

'Each year we organise a variety of weekends away, ranging from hard mountain walking to city breaks, usually staying in youth hostels. In addition, we do day walks in the local area and a range of social events.'

https://u3asites.org.uk/leicester/home

Category:Leicester
Navigate the Website>>> Rambling
Overview

'Meets approximately every two weeks. We aim to have two walks departing from the same place,  a longer one of about 5 miles and a shorter one about 3 miles in length.'

https://www.lrwg.org.uk/

Category:Leicestershire
Overview

'Walking with the Leicestershire and Rutland Walking Group is a great way to get exercise, socialising while you go! The group is an active and friendly walking club for people in their 20s, 30s and 40's. It caters for a wide range of abilities and fitness levels and welcomes new members ...'

http://www.goc.org.uk/groups/lincoln

Category:Lincoln
Overview

'The Lincoln Group organise regular monthly walks and meet all over the county. Several of the regular Lincoln walkers also join in East Midlands GOC events. Due to this fact we occasionally decide to combine events. Always check out the East Midlands events, walks, camping weekends, canal trips etc.'

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coastalcountrypark

Category:East Lindsey
Starting fromAnderby Creek
Overview

'There are many Public Rights of Way crossing the farmland, which you can walk at any time. The four categories of Rights of Way are clearly labelled on the ground - with waymark discs and signposts - and on Ordnance Survey maps. There are also permissive footpaths provided by local landowners. These are also clearly labelled.'

See also

Wildlife [Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park]

Nearby

https://sites.google.com/site/glossopwalks/

Category:High Peak
Starting fromGlossop
Overview

'Established in 1975 with the aim of preserving our local footpaths by walking them, we are forty years old and have a membership of around 150 people ... Glossop Walkers are a local group of friends with a common interest in enjoying the beautiful countryside that surrounds us.'

Nearby

https://mansfieldcharamblers.com/

Category:Mansfield
Starting fromMansfield Woodhouse Railway Station
Overview

'Our Club welcomes new members to our fortnightly rambles which take place on Saturdays, last pickup point is at 12.45 pm Mansfield Woodhouse Railway Station.'

Nearby

http://www.mansfield.gov.uk/localnaturereserves

Category:Mansfield
Starting fromMansfield District Council
Overview

'There's a wonderful world of wildlife right on your doorstep just waiting to be discovered. All you need to do is look! A good place to start would be the protected lands of Local Nature Reserves and Parks. They are already well geared up for visitors with designated footpaths, cycle ways and bridle paths in abundance ... 'Mansfield has more than 600 acres of parks and open spaces including award winning parks, play areas, allotments, local nature reserves, sports facilities, walks and trails.'

Description from

Mansfield District Council

Nearby

https://www.leicscountryparks.org.uk/things-to-do-market-bosworth/

Starting fromMarket Bosworth Country Park
Overview

'This 35-hectare park was once part of the Bosworth Hall estate, and still retains its distinct parkland features. Here, there are magnificent, mature trees, a lake, a planted arboretum with exotic species, a wildflower meadow and a community woodland ... '

http://www.waw-rasen.org/

Category:West Lindsey
Starting fromMarket Rasen
Overview

'It is a quiet market town to the west of the Wolds and surrounded by woodlands within the predominantly rural West Lindsey district. Once described by Charles Dickens as the "sleepiest town in England", it is home to the picturesque Market Rasen racecourse.'

Nearby

https://melbournefootpathsgroup.wordpress.com/

Starting fromMelbourne
Overview

'Melbourne is a very popular walking centre with paths leading into rolling country through the estates of Melbourne Hall, Calke Abbey and Staunton Harold Hall. The town is close to several long distance routes such as the Ivanhoe Way, the Derby Round, the National Forest Way and the Cross Britain Way. Routes around Staunton Harold and Foremark Reservoirs also add to the variety of walking terrain.'

Description from

Melbourne Footpaths Group

https://www.meltonramblers.org.uk/

Category:Melton
Starting fromMelton Mowbray
Overview

'We organise regular walks in the East Midlands with occasional forays further a-field. All walks are under the supervision of a leader.'

Nearby

http://www.u3ameltonmowbray.org.uk/html/groups.html

Category:Melton
Overview

'We are a self-help, self-managed lifelong learning co-operative for older people no longer in full time work, providing opportunities for our members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups and to pursue learning not for qualifications but for fun ... We have more than 600 members and over 70 interest groups.'

Nearby

http://www.neneparktrust.org.uk/nature

Starting fromPeterborough
Overview

'The diversity of Nene Park makes it a special place. The variety of habitats from woodlands and meadow through to lakes and waterways creates a haven for wildlife. The distinct areas which form Nene Park are connected by the River Nene which runs through them for six miles.'

Description from

Nene Park Trust

Nearby

http://www.nmwaw.org.uk/default.aspx

Category:High Peak
Starting fromNew Mills
Overview

'The walking available from the town centre is excellent and varies from short easy walks to challenging day-long hikes. The renowned and stunning Millennium Walkway within the Torrs Gorge can be accessed by footpaths from several places in the town, and the walkway links directly to 2 local nature reserves, and the Sett Valley Trail, as well as providing a vital link to the Goyt Way ... The 14-mile Trespass Trail (a circular walk starting in New Mills) was devised as part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass.'

Nearby

http://www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/walking/

Overview

'Our district has a wealth of woodlands, parkland, heath and countryside for you to explore on foot ... As well as lots of routes and paths for you to explore, there are various walking and rambling groups who embark on organised walks and trips around the countryside, which you're welcome to join.'

http://www.newsteadabbey.org.uk/

Category:Gedling
Starting fromNewstead Abbey
Overview

'Experience the romance and mystery of Newstead Abbey, once home to the notorious poet, Lord Byron. A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire.'

Description from

Nottingham City Council

Nearby

https://www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk/about-the-district/parks-and-open-spa...

Starting fromNorth East Derbyshire District Council
Overview

'There are many fantastic trails throughout the district, some easy going low level walks, to the more adventurous peaks of Ashover Tor. There are footpaths suitable for all ages and abilities with breathtaking views to be had. When visiting our area don't forget to snap the countryside, public houses and other features which can be sent to us to share on our social media accounts.'

https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/roads-parking-transport/

Starting fromNorth East Lincolnshire Council
Overview

'Information about walking within North East Lincolnshire.'

http://www.n-kesteven.gov.uk/visitors/leisure/sports-and-leisure/

Category:North Kesteven
Starting fromNorth Kesteven District Council
Overview

''Discover a variety of countryside scenes, ancient woodlands and delightful villages.'

http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/tourism-museums-and-the-arts/enjoying-the...

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Starting fromNorth Lincolnshire Council
Overview

'There are many walks to be found within North Lincolnshire, you can be sure to find a walk to suit any ability or age.'

https://www.northamptonra.org.uk/

Category:Northampton
Overview

'We are a group of 450 members. ... Membership benefits include our map library, our newsletter and other facilities on this website (local walk descriptions and updated maps).'

https://sites.google.com/site/northamptonoutdoorgroup/home

Category:Northampton
Overview

'The Group comprises people of all ages and backgrounds and various levels of fitness. Although many members are keen walkers, most group events are relatively non-challenging to allow all members to participate.'

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/discover/nottingham-arboretum...

Category:Nottingham
Navigate the Website>>> Heritage Trail | Tree Trail [PDFs]
Starting fromNottingham Arboretum
Overview

'The main aim of the design for Arboretum was to take advantage of the landscape setting whilst providing an interlinking network of walkways and socialising areas. As a result over 1010 specimen trees and shrubs were planted along with winding paths and sweeping lawns ...'

Description from

Experience Nottinghamshire

See also

Nottingham Arboretum [Nottingham City Council]

Nearby

http://www.nottinghamhframblingclub.org.uk/

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'An active walking club with a long tradition dating back to its formation in 1923. The Club organises walking holidays, Sunday and mid-week rambles and social events. Current club membership is around 250.'

Nearby

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/nottingham

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'Our programme covers a wide range of locations in both our local countryside and areas further afield such as the Peak District. All of the walks are led by Ramblers’ members to whom we are very grateful.'

Nearby

http://www.oadbyandwigstonu3a.org.uk/page26.html

Category:Oadby & Wigston
Overview

'Our walking group gets together on the first Tuesday each month and whilst we have strayed outside the county on a few occasions the walks are usually within a 12 mile radius of Wigston. We rarely exceed 5 miles on a walk, starting at a local pub and returning there for lunch, which is always welcome ... '

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