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Area: Leicestershire

'A network of 3 km of hard surfaced paths allow low mobility and wheelchair access to the majority of the more formal areas of the country park. These were refreshed using granite stone. All these ...
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Category Oadby & Wigston

'The plant collections and landscape features make this garden one of the most diverse in the region. The water features and sculptures are particularly pleasing and add character to the setting. I ...
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Category Oadby & Wigston

'If travelling by public transport, the route can be started in Stoke Golding or Dadlington.'


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The Dalgliesh Walk (named after Colonel Richard Dalgliesh, the first Chairman of the Parish Council in 1894), plus three Shorter Walks of about 3 miles each.


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Category Melton

'You will pass through old Donisthorpe Colliery site, now a Woodland Park, and there are links to the old mining village of Oakthorpe and Moira Furnace, thought to be the best-preserved 19th centur ...
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'This site records the work of the Heritage Group which is composed of residents who are interested in some particular aspect of Barrow’s heritage.

'Currently there are three stran ...
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Category Charnwood

'If you do not fancy tramping over the hills, the lower part of the Park is easily accessible with a tarmac driveway running through the middle that is mainly traffic-free and suitable for wheelcha ...
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Category Charnwood

'This former Northampton to Market Harborough Railway is now a car free "linear" park surrounded by beautiful scenery and rich in natural and historical heritage. It provides a 14 mile long walking ...
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Category Harborough

'Download PDF brochures for walking routes and taking full advantage of the enjoyment of the park': [1] Beaumont Leys & Its Parks - - - [2] Birds of Castle Hill Country Park - - - : [3] Bluebel ...
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Category Leicester

'Charnwood Forest is an upland tract in north-western Leicestershire, England, bounded by Leicester, Loughborough, and Coalville. The area is undulating, rocky and picturesque, with barren ...
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Category Charnwood

'Coleorton Parish includes the villages of Coleorton, Coleorton Moor, Church Town and Farm Town as well as parts of Peggs Green, Griffydam and Lount. The Parish Plan survey in 2008 found that paris ...
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'All our country parks are open every day, and admission is free, however parking charges may apply.'


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Category Leicestershire

'This site has extensive paths through flower meadows and newly planted woodlands. It is a good area for bird spotting, with a new wildlife lake and bird hide. There is a permissive bridleway aroun ...
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Category Blaby

'We look after Belgrave Cemetery, Saffron Hill Cemetery, Welford Road Cemetery and Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium. We also provide burial, cremation and memorial facilities for the people of Leic ...
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Category Leicester

The Booklet contains 10 walks starting from these Stations: [1] Loughborough Central Station - - - : [2] Quorn & Woodhouse Station - - - : [3] Rothley Station - - - [4] Leicester North Station< ...
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Category Charnwood

'Groby (pronounced Grooby) is situated about 5 miles northwest of the city of Leicester, in the county of Leicestershire, England, UK. The village has historical connections with two English Queens ...
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'Harborough /ˈhɑrbrə/ is a local government district of Leicestershire, England, named after its main town, Market Harborough. Covering 230 square miles (600 km2), the District is ...
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Category Harborough

'The name Ivanhoe has been linked to the north west of Leicestershire since Sir Walter Scott wrote his novel "Ivanhoe" in 1820. Scott chose the castle at Ashby de la Zouch and the surround ...
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'Locations included in the tour include Bow Bridge, Leicester Castle, the site of the Blue Boar Inn, the Newarke, Greyfriars, Bosworth Heritage Centre, Bosworth Ambion Hill, Donnington le Heath Man ...
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Category Leicester

'Explore the atmospheric moated remains – including the fine gatehouse and a complete corner tower – of this brick-built mansion which have been extensively conserved by English Heritage. Make it p ...
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Category Blaby

'New members are always offered a warm welcome. If you'd like to find out more about the group, check out our Frequently Asked Questions section, phone or email one of our contacts, or jus ...
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Category Leicester

'It has a range of cycle paths and footpaths, connecting different parts of the City and is a focal point for regeneration in several areas of the City ... Three free Riverside Maps provide details ...
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Category Leicester

''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 ... We usually meet at a pub ...
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Category Leicester

'The County Council is required to maintain a definitive map and statement of public rights of way, which is the legal record of public rights of way in Leicestershire. Only the Definitive Map< ...
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Category Leicestershire

'Linking field paths, green lanes and bridleways the route visits some of the best loved locations around the county including: Foxton Locks, Bosworth Battlefield, Beacon Hill and Burrough Hill. Th ...
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Category Charnwood

The Tour 'guides the explorer to some of the interesting sights and tells a little of the history along the way. The route begins and ends at Loughborough Town Hall, which houses a splendi ...
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Category Charnwood

'A network of paths leads the visitor through the parkland to the lake, the arboretum, and the play area. For the more adventurous, the park is ideally located as a starting base to explore the wid ...
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'Booklet contains 10 walks in and around Market Harborough, designed to introduce local walking opportunities. The walks range from a 15 minute stroll to a 4 hour circular walk from Market Harborou ...
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Category Harborough

The Walk 'goes from Foxton Lock-keepers cottage on the Leicester Canal on down the lock-flight then heads of along the Arm to Market Harborough - returning back across country to Foxton. There is j ...
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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'The tour begins and ends in the town centre and can be started at any point and you can easily navigate back to where you started from using the map.'


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Category Melton

'The circular route is approximately 9 miles long, linking the villages of Coleorton and Swannington with Snibston Discovery Park in Coalville. The trail has been signposted throughout with special ...
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'Buckminster is a village and civil parish within the Melton district of Leicestershire, England ... Many properties in the local area and Grantham are owned by Buckminster Estates ...
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Category Melton

'The walks vary in length and difficulty, route 1 being the easiest and 10 being the hardest. So if you fancy doing something different this lunchtime then the Stepping Stones Challenge is to work ...
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Category Oadby & Wigston

Strollers Walks 'On the second or third Thursday, these “strolls” usually cover about  2 miles of easy walking, lasting about an hour or so.  We have been to Wistow ...
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Category Oadby & Wigston

'Six walks are detailed in a series of leaflets, each self-contained and detailing a particular route. Only one is presented on this site. Two routes take you within the village using the network o ...
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Category Charnwood

'There are 13 stiles along the route that have been specially designed, bearing incised lettering. Stiles 1 and 13 bear a monogram “J B” and the date 1994. Following the route from South to North s ...
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'Starting at The Station follow ancient green lanes and miners’ paths to Coleorton, Hough Mill, Jessop’s Tramway, St. George’s Church, Calcutta Colliery, New Swannington, Potato Lane Bridge, The In ...
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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'200 square miles of The National Forest have been transformed through the planting of millions of trees (8m by October 2012) and the creation of many other valuable habitats ... Whilst mo ...
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'The National Forest Way, is a long distance trail which will take walkers on a journey through transforming landscape. Across 75 miles of footpaths form the National Memorial Arboretu ...
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