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150 miles of footpath rambles around Leicester

Alfred L. Cook

150 miles of footpath rambles around Leicester

by Alfred L. Cook

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Published by Blackfriars in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Alfred L. Cook.
The Physical Object
Pagination80p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18572841M

WALK 21 - BRUNTINGTHORPE Peatling Magna Willoughby Waterleys 6 miles (10km) Page 1 How to get there Bruntingthorpe (SatNav – LE17 5QH) is due south of Leicester. It can be reached via Countesthorpe or from the A50 () via Arnesby and Size: KB.   A NEW online map showing Leicestershire’s footpaths, byways and bridleways has been launched. David Godsall Story Editor. , 13 MAY Updated , 29 AUG Sign up to FREE email Author: David Godsall.

The local group of the Ramblers Association for this area is Coalville Ramblers. The group organises walks regularly on Wednesdays, Thursdays and weekends. The walks are from 5 miles upwards in North West Leicestershire and surrounding areas. Whilst the London Loop (kms, miles) and the Capital Ring (kms, 75 miles) are both multi-day adventures, the London Inner Ring can be done (just!) in a day. The idea behind it is to enable you to get ‘under the skin’ of the capital in potentially one long summer’s day walk, which is about 25 miles in total.

Such a path is the Thames Path, a National Trail of miles, km long. The path starts at the Thames Barrier, which will hopefully protect London against the rising seas. The first day's walk to the west, along the meandering River Thames, will . Use this page to find circular walks and walking routes throughout Britain. The page can be used as a walk finder too, either for local walks or when you are away from home. The best areas for walking can be identified by selecting the areas with the most routes shown on the map. A variety of trails and hikes are available from short walks to.


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150 miles of footpath rambles around Leicester by Alfred L. Cook Download PDF EPUB FB2

Leicester Group organises a variety of walks: 5 - mile walks every Tuesday and Thursday mornings (with optional pub lunch) and on the last Saturday each month, a 10 mile walk on occasional Thursday mornings, - 4 mile leisurely usually stile-free strolls on some Thursday mornings, mile walks every Tuesday evening May - Aug, mile all day walks every.

Footpath Rambles In Leicestershire: A Complete Ramblers Guide () Book details. by Alfred L. Cook (reprint) Price: £ Compiled inthis book sought to offer relief from the turmoil and upheaval of life in the Second World War with a series of 20 walks around the Leicestershire countryside.

Each walk is illustrated with a sketch map. Leicester Ramblers We are the largest and most active group in the Leicestershire and Rutland area: over the last year we had around members and organise between 5 and 9 walks per week, and all are well attended, with some walks having over 40 people.

The Leicestershire Round - miles (walked in stages) Leicestershire's own long-distance footpath is a circular route, covering the whole county, and is often walked in stages. The route starts in Newtown Linford before circling the county, visiting places such as Hallaton, Frolesworth and Market Bosworth.

There is a choice of three walks – approximate distances: A Walk: miles B walk: miles C walk: 8 – 9 miles. An optional meal is arranged before the return journey home. Bring a drink and a packed lunch. You can change into boots during a toilet stop on the outward journey.

The coach fare varies half-yearly and is payable in advance. Leicestershire Definitive Map '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 provides current, conclusive evidence of the existence of a right of way, however, paths not shown on the Definitive Map. The Ramblers - Britain’s walking charity working to protect and expand the places people love to walk and promote walking for health and pleasure.

Walking information, advice and campaigns, walking news and events, group led walks and an online library of walking routes. km / miles. (click to enlarge) A circuit of the county devised by the Leicestershire Footpath Association (LFA) to celebrate their centenary.

The Round encircles Leicester and is within easy reach of the market towns of Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, Hinkley and Lutterworth and passes through some of the most beautiful and.

Explore the countryside, villages, canals, rivers and reservoirs of Leicestershire on this interesting and varied circular walk. The walk beings at the lovely Bradgate Country Park near Newtown Linford and heads to Swithland Reservoir, Burrough Hill Country Park, the Grand Union Canal at Market Harborough, the wonderful Foxton Locks, Saddington Reservoir, Bosworth Battlefield.

Walking in Leicestershire Leicester walks to download and print FREE. Home Free walks Walking: Maps Clubs Books Useful links Contact. Anstey walk miles Anstey walksor miles Ashby Magna walk 10 miles Barkby walksor 6 miles Barkby walks 5 or 9 miles Billesdon walk 4 miles Billesdon walk miles Billesdon walk miles Billesdon walk miles.

Leicester and District Ramblers. likes. The Ramblers is a charity whose goal is to protect the ability of people to enjoy the sense of freedom and benefits that come from being outdoors on 5/5(1). Leicestershire Footpath Association - LFA.

likes. Created in the LFA is the oldest footpath campaigning group in the world. For more information visit Followers: NordicWalkingLeicester. Rambles around the Leicester countryside. About. Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month Nordic Walking Leicester meets up to walk through the beautiful Leicestershire countryside.

Nordic walking is suitable for ALL levels of fitness and burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking, whilst still being easy on the.

Anglesey Coastal Path. km / miles. Anglezarke Anguish. 32 km / 20 miles. Anglezarke Loop. 40 km / 25 miles. Ann Griffiths Walk. 11 km / 7 miles. 85 km / 53 miles. km / 71 miles. Antrim Hills Way. 35 km / 22 miles. Applecake Hill 32 km / 20 miles. 42 km / 26 miles.

50 km / 31 miles. 35 km / 22 miles. Around Corby: 31 miles (50 km) The hill stands at metres ( ft) high, and is a prominent landmark across Leicester and Leicestershire. You can follow footpaths all the way around the reservoir with a visit to the little village of Cropston on the eastern side.

The last half mile from Cropston back to the car park follows pavements. Jack Garner, our rambles secretary planned the route for the Leicestershire Round, for miles of our years official existence.

Four of us walked, wrote, edited and published it with support from LCC, who later way marked and maintained it. Steve W, our chairman and later treasurer, organised our centenary summer rambles programme toFile Size: KB.

Where to walk in Leicestershire. offering an alternative route around gardens and farmyards only where it is safe to do so (you must gain permission from relevant landowners and make sure the route is safe for users and livestock) provided that the original right of way is maintained.

For path numbers and descriptions click once on a line. With Marta. Hard work because of rain, wet crops in some fields and two or three places where nettles obstructed the path. One of those rainy days with dry intervals. ft of ascent. Just over 12 miles.

Excellent pub for lunch – The Bell at East Langton. Rare Charnwood Forest Footpath Map 3" to 1 mile, Leicester Footpaths Assoc. Rare s ' miles of Footpath Rambles around Leicester' - historic interest. £ 1 bid + £ P&P. After the Show: 32 Views of Leicester and the Royal Show. With Full Account UNUSUAL WW1 & WW2 SIGNED POETRY AND DRAWINGS IN OLD AUTOGRAPH BOOK.

There are two types of public rights of way – footpaths, for use by walkers; and bridleways, for use by walkers, equestrians and cyclists.

When the footpath meets a crossroad, take the marked track opposite. Follow this footpath for yds to the corner of the field and into a wood. Take the right hand footpath downhill, then turn right to follow the river (Little Stour) northwards for miles. BBC Leicester presenter, Chris Baxter, proves he can talk the talk on-air every weekday afternoon, but can he prove that he can also walk the walk, by hot-footing it around The Leicestershire Round.Urban population:( census) Metropolitan population:( census) Ranking: 13th largest city in the UK City status: Leicester was re-granted city status in Init became a cathedral city again on the consecration of St Martin’s.

It had lost city status in the 11th century during a time of struggle between the church and the aristocracy.