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Walks Programme as table

Leicestershire & Rutland Ramblers

Walks Programme as table

DateMeetStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Wednesday, 13th December
9:15am at NWLDC CP London Rd, Coalville
SK429142 / LE67 3AD
10am at Woodhouse Eaves, Village Hall CP / WC
SK531144 / LE12 8SD
We now show the starting time of the walk in addition to the meeting time at NWLDC car park, Coalville. It is the responsibility of the leader to be at the meeting place at the published time or arrange someone to cover. Those preferring to go directly to the start of the walk are strongly advised to contact the leader prior to going to the walk start point. (Any issues on the day can only be advised to known participants or those meeting at NWLDC).8mile / 12.9kmModerate
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Contact
07884 951608
Wednesday, 13th December
.10am at Coton Wood CP, Lullington Road (south of village)
SK245148 / DE12 8EP
Coton to Grange Woods and return via The Beehive6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter
01509 646968
07482 972889
Thursday, 14th December
.No time at Main Street,Snarestone,Leicestershire,.DE12 7DB.(Street parking near the Globe Inn)
SK345093 / DE12 7DB
John Trott will lead a 8.50 mile walk, Starting fromMain Street, Snarestone.We will first walk through the village before joining the footpath across fields toBosworth Road.There is a short period of road walking and we then follow footpaths leading in a northerly direction to Swepstone Road.We pick up the footpath leading through solar panels and turn south joining footpaths leading to Ashby Lane and into Swepstone.We then circle round Newton Burgoland and stop at the Belper Arms our lunchtime pub stop.After lunch we take further footpaths and use the Ivanhoe Way back to Snarestone.8.5mile / 13.7km
Moderate
Leader
Thursday, 14th December
.10am at Kirby House, Church Road
SK456006 / LE9 7QH
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal. Please note that this is the Christmas Meal, and must be booked several weeks in advance with the leader.6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
John Jackson
0116 2865735
Saturday, 16th December
.8am at Grafton Place, Burley's Way, Leicester. . The time shown is the time for meeting at Grafton Place. If you intend to join the walk at the advertised venue, it is essential that you phone the leader before hand to ascertain the exact starting venue and time.
SK587051 / LE1 3BE
All day walk with a lunch break (no pub)..Meet at Grafton Place, Burley's Way (opposite St Margaret's Bus Station) for car sharing The starting time and venue shown on the map is for Grafton Place. If you intend tomake your own way to the start of the walk, it is essential that you phone the walk leader beforehand to ascertain the exact venue and time of the start of the walk.16mile / 25.7kmStrenuous
Leader
Chris Bancroft
0116 2236275
Saturday, 16th December
..Syston is a town in the district of Charnwood in Leicestershire. There has been a settlement on the site for over 1,000 years, the earliest records being in the Domesday Book as Sitestone. The Roman road known as the Fosse Way passes through Syston, which is now largely a commuter town for the city of Leicester. This is an 8 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 16th December
.10am at Hoton Hills Farmhouse (access from A60 on bend)
SK559223 /
Hoton and Prestwold followed by mulled wine & minced pies7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Leader
Zoe
01509 263664
07967 682933
Saturday, 16th December
.1pm at Burbage Common Visitor Centre,Burbage Common RoadOff Leicester RoadHinckleyLeicestershireLE10 3DY
SP446953 / LE10 3DY
Gill Newell will lead our traditional 5 mile Mince Pie Walk, from Burbage Common Visitor Centre Gill said that it's an easy 5 miler starting from the main car park at Burbage Common, the break will be under cover so don't let the weather put you offjoining us!Gill would appreciate offers ofmulled wine, mince pies and otherfestive goodies.Please let Gill know if you can help by phoning or texting her on 07989044380. Many thanks.5mile / 8.1kmLeisurely
Leisurely
Leader
Gill Newell
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01455 842497
01455 446997
Sunday, 17th December
.No time at The Main EntranceBradgate Park,Bradgate Road,Newtown Linford'LE6 0PY
SK522097 / LE6 0PY
Hinckley Ramblers Members have been cordially invited to join with Lutterworth Ramblers on a 7 mile walk starting from Bradgate Park. This walk follows the first section of the National Forest Way (West to East) through Bradgate Park via Old John and Swithland Woods to Woodhouse Eaves. The return route crosses Lingdale Golf Course before climbing to the Old John entry to Bradgate Park and a gentle descent back to Newtown Linford. Please ring Martin on 07906630199 if you will be joining the walk.7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Contact
Sunday, 17th December
9am at NWLDC CP London Rd, Coalville
SK429142 / LE67 3AD
10am at Church Wilne Car Park DE72 3QH
SK449319 / DE72 3QH
We now show the starting time of the walk in addition to the meeting time at NWLDC car park, Coalville. It is the responsibility of the leader to be at the meeting place at the published time or arrange someone to cover. Those preferring to go directly to the start of the walk are strongly advised to contact the leader prior to going to the walk start point. (Any issues on the day can only be advised to known participants or those meeting at NWLDC).8mile / 12.9kmModerate
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Contact
07576 720375ÿ
Sunday, 17th December
.9:30am at Leave from Town Hall car park at 9:30
SP544844 / LE17 4AH
This walk follows the first section of the National Forest Way (West to East) thorough Bradgate Park via Old John and Swithlland Woods to Woodhouse Eaves. The return route crosses Lingdale Golf Course before climbing to the Old John entry to Bradgate Park and a gentle descent back to Newtown Linford.7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
Leisurely
Leader
Martin Johnson
07906 630 199
Sunday, 17th December
..Market Overton9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Contact
David H
01664 474352
Sunday, 17th December
.10:20am at Library car park
SK525074 / LE6 0EA
Groby, Groby Pool, Newtown Linford, Hunt's Hill, Bradgate House Ruins, Cropston (lunch), around Anstey via back of School & Manor Farm9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Leader
Neil Karet
0116 2238477
Sunday, 17th December
.10:30am at
TF029068 / PE9 2WB
A 10-mile circular walk, which passes through four different counties (Lincolnshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire) and takes in the historic town of Stamford, plus surrounding pretty villages and Burghley Park. Meet in the cattle market car park, Station Road, Stamford (free on Sundays)10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Andrew
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Tuesday, 19th December
.10am at Rothley Court Hotel
SK577124 / LE7 7LG
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Howard & Harry
0116 2899255
Wednesday, 20th December
9:30am at NWLDC CP London Rd, Coalville
SK429142 / LE67 3AD
10am at Stamford Drive Cropston LE7 7HJ
SK556110 / LE7 7HG
We now show the starting time of the walk in addition to the meeting time at NWLDC car park, Coalville. It is the responsibility of the leader to be at the meeting place at the published time or arrange someone to cover. Those preferring to go directly to the start of the walk are strongly advised to contact the leader prior to going to the walk start point. (Any issues on the day can only be advised to known participants or those meeting at NWLDC).7.5mile / 12.1kmModerate
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Contact
07766 801289
Wednesday, 20th December
.10am at Swithland Woods south CP, Roecliffe Road
SK536118 / LE12 8TN
Swithland Woods, around Cropston Reservoir & Bradgate6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Ted & Christine
01162 929732
07816 204465
Thursday, 21st December
.10am at King's Head
SP679929 / LE8 0QB
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal3.5mile / 5.6kmEasy
Leader
Dave Siddons
0116 2887457
Thursday, 21st December
.10am at King's Head
SP679929 / LE8 0QB
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
John Rhodes
07896 599297
Thursday, 21st December
.10am at Village Centre
SK699114 / LE7 4RF
All Day Walk with a break for lunch. The start time is the time the walk leaves the venue. For car sharing, meet at Grafton Place, Burley's Way at 10am. If you need a lift from Grafton Place you MUIST contact the walk leader by Friday evening11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
John Jackson
0116 2865735
Saturday, 23rd December
.10am at The Malt Shovel
SK635098 / LE7 3QG
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Tina James & Steven Waterfield
01509 890333
Sunday, 24th December
.10:30am at Church
SP511959 / LE9 3GT
Croft, Sapcote, Stoney Bridge, Glebe Farm, Broughton Astley (lunch), Cosby9.8mile / 15.7kmModerate
Leader
John Hancock
0116 2709468
Sunday, 24th December
.11am at
SK587043 / LE1 5BL
Santa spotting around the Christmas lights of Leicester, with time for coffee/hot chocolate at the end. Starting at the Town Hall Square (near the bike park). Note later start time. This will be shorter than the usual Sunday walk, to allow time for last minute present buying.4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Tina
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Tuesday, 26th December
..Uppingham5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Lesly H
01780 763139
Tuesday, 26th December
.10:30am at The Dog and Gun,Main Street,Kilby,Leicestershire,LE18 3TD.(Park at the pub if having a drink at theend of the walk)
SP620953 /
Alison Johnson will lead our traditional Boxing Day Walk.The walk is 8 miles long and starts from the Dog & Gun, Main Street, Kilby at 10.30am. If having a drink after the walk it will be fine to park in their car park.The walk passes through Wistow Garden Centre, down to Wistow Church and on towards Great Glen.The lunch time pub stop will be at The Pug & Greyhound. The pub does food, but it might be advisable to bring a packed lunch. After lunch we continue over the A6 to Newton Harcourt and back alongthe canal to Kilby.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Moderate
Leader
Alison
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01455 282808
01455 446997
Saturday, 30th December
.8am at Grafton Place, Burley's Way, Leicester. . The time shown is the time for meeting at Grafton Place. If you intend to join the walk at the advertised venue, it is essential that you phone the leader before hand to ascertain the exact starting venue and time.
SK587051 / LE1 3BE
All day walk with a lunch break (no pub)..Meet at Grafton Place, Burley's Way (opposite St Margaret's Bus Station) for car sharing The starting time and venue shown on the map is for Grafton Place. If you intend tomake your own way to the start of the walk, it is essential that you phone the walk leader beforehand to ascertain the exact venue and time of the start of the walk.12mile / 19.3kmStrenuous
Leader
Dave McMahon
0116 2883037
Saturday, 30th December
.10:30am at The Monkey Walk, Coalville
SK423141 / LE67 3WD
We now show the starting time of the walk in addition to the meeting time at NWLDC car park, Coalville. It is the responsibility of the leader to be at the meeting place at the published time or arrange someone to cover. Those preferring to go directly to the start of the walk are strongly advised to contact the leader prior to going to the walk start point. (Any issues on the day can only be advised to known participants or those meeting at NWLDC).5mile / 8kmLeisurely
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Contact
07724 134330
Sunday, 31st December
.10:20am at Sibson Road car park
SK595090 / LE4 4DX
Birstall, Marina, around King Lears Lake, Wanlip, Rothley (lunch), Rothley Park, Thurcaston, Bevan Rd/Bennion Rd9.8mile / 15.7kmModerate
Leader
Mick & Anna Smith
0116 2890938
Monday, 1st January
..Oakham5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Bob L
01572 755718
Monday, 1st January
.11am at Quorn Centre CP, Station Road
SK562165 / LE12 8DS
Walk via Woodhouse & Rushey Fields Farm6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
John Ha
01664 820485
07913 941252
Tuesday, 2nd January
.10am at Coach & Horses
SP684943 / LE8 0JH
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Julie Hart
0116 2404540
Thursday, 4th January
.10am at Layby west side of B6047, northern edge of town
SP724883 /
Market Harborough Round5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter
01509 646968
07482 972889
Thursday, 4th January
.10am at Rose & Crown
SK649038 / LE7 9PN
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Steve Goddard
0116 2432106
Thursday, 4th January
.10am at Village Centre
SP575923 / LE8 6UD
All Day Walk with a break for lunch. The start time is the time the walk leaves the venue. For car sharing, meet at Grafton Place, Burley's Way at 10am. If you need a lift from Grafton Place you MUST contact the walk leader by Friday evening.11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
John Jackson
0116 2865735
Saturday, 6th January
.10am at The Quorndon Fox
SK560165 / LE12 8DP
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
John Jackson
0116 2865735
Saturday, 6th January
.10am at Recreation Ground CP, Killisick Road, Arnold
SK595458 / NG5 8DB
From Arnold to Woodborough via Lambley Dumbles10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Stuart
07775 872535
Saturday, 6th January
.10:30am at
SK543204 / LE11 1ET
Meet at Loughborough station (enterance from car park), for a walk along the canal to Zouch, where we will have a pub lunch. Then we will walk back the same way to Loughborough, finishing with a drink at the Boat Inn by the canal.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Leader
Yvonne
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Sunday, 7th January
..Muston is a village in North Leicestershire, 18.6 miles east of Nottingham, 12.5 miles north of Melton Mowbray and five miles west of Grantham on the A52. It lies on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire county border, two miles east of Bottesford. The River Devon flows through the village. A 7 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.7mile / 11.3kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 7th January
.9:30am at Leave from Town Hall square
SP544844 / LE17 4AH
Coton-in-the-Elms6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leisurely
Leader
Brian Thorp
07791 675 101
Sunday, 7th January
.10am at Linford Arms
SK517100 / LE6 0AD
All day walk with a lunch-time pub stop - bring a packed lunch8mile / 12.9kmLeisurely
Leader
John Sommervill
0116 2386072
Sunday, 7th January
.10:25am at Crow Mill car park, Countesthorpe Road
SP588976 / LE18 4PG
South Wigston, 2nd Lock, Foston, bridleway to Folly Bridge, Peatling Magna (lunch), footpath to Countesthorpe, Ash Spinney, Mill Lane10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Martin Davies
0116 2849697
Sunday, 7th January
.10:30am at
SP435845 / CV7 9LU
Walk 17 of a series of routes along Warwickshire's Centenary Way. Meet in the village car park At the junction of Featherbed Lane and Overstone Road. The route climbs from a peaceful little village in a valley up to a high remote area, then follows the Oxford Canal to Ansty before returning via some quiet field paths.See https://goo.gl/21w8jX for full route details.7.5mile / 12.1kmModerate
Leader
Chris
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Tuesday, 9th January
.10am at Park Hill Golf Club
SK625169 / LE12 7NG
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Ruth and Anthony
0116 2106717
Wednesday, 10th January
.10am at Conkers Waterside car park, Bath Yard, Moira
SK309157 / DE12 6BA
Several National Forest woods, Albert Village lake and Moira Furnace6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Margaret
07885 245474
Thursday, 11th January
.10am at Dog & Gun
SP620954 / LE18 3TL
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal3.5mile / 5.6kmEasy
Leader
Dave Siddons
117 2887457
Thursday, 11th January
.10am at Dog & Gun
SP620954 / LE18 3TL
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Bob Whittingham
07896 599297
Saturday, 13th January
.8am at Grafton Place, Burley's Way, Leicester. . The time shown is the time for meeting at Grafton Place. If you intend to join the walk at the advertised venue, it is essential that you phone the leader before hand to ascertain the exact starting venue and time.
SK587051 / LE1 3BE
All day walk with a lunch break (no pub)..Meet at Grafton Place, Burley's Way (opposite St Margaret's Bus Station) for car sharing The starting time and venue shown on the map is for Grafton Place. If you intend tomake your own way to the start of the walk, it is essential that you phone the walk leader beforehand to ascertain the exact venue and time of the start of the walk.13.5mile / 21.7kmStrenuous
Leader
Anne Whichcord
0116 3190893
Saturday, 13th January
..Queniborough is a village in the county of Leicestershire just north of Syston and to the north of Leicester. The old part of the village, along Main Street, has a mixture of 16th–20th century houses, some thatched. This is an 8 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 13th January
.10am at NSG car park
SK517175 / LE11 3TN
NSG, Woodthorpe, Grand Union Canal, Bishops Meadow, Dishley Grange & Garendon Park12mile / 19.3kmLeisurely
Leader
Dave
01509 560760
07743 669095
Sunday, 14th January
.9:30am at Lea ve from Town Hall square
SP544844 / LE17 4AH
TBA5mile / 8.1kmLeisurely
Leisurely
Leader
Nenette & Graham
Sunday, 14th January
.10:25am at Brookside/Brook Street
SK650144 / LE7 4YA
Rearsby, Ratcliffe Barn Farm, Sileby, Weir, Cossington (lunch), Syston Mill, Rearsby Mill10.3mile / 16.5kmModerate
Leader
Les Freer
07773 189451
Sunday, 14th January
.10:30am at
SK246606 / DE4 2DU
Meet at car park on B5057 on the way into Winster. A moderate walk in Derbyshire, taking in Stanton Moor, Nine Ladies Stone Circle and Robin Hood's Stride.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Rob
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Tuesday, 16th January
.10am at The Manor
SP576981 / LE2 9TL
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Jenny Freeman
0116 2715538
Wednesday, 17th January
9am at Nanpantan Sports Ground
SK517175 / LE11 3TN
10am at Staunton Harold Garden Centre CP
SK377209 / LE65 1RU
Staunton Harold and through Calke Park to the tearooms6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Sue M
01509 231350
07545 395817
Thursday, 18th January
.10am at The Old Vicarage
SP560980 / LE8 6YS
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal.6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Brian Jeffs
0116 2778452
Thursday, 18th January
.10am at Village Centre
SK761009 / LE7 9WA
All Day Walk with a break for lunch. Please phone 0116 2865735 for full details of car sharing venue , meeting time, walk venue and start time, ditsnce, lunch stop and expected finishing time.11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
John Jackson
0116 2865735
Saturday, 20th January
.8am at Grafton Place, Burley's Way, Leicester. . The time shown is the time for meeting at Grafton Place. If you intend to join the walk at the advertised venue, it is essential that you phone the leader before hand to ascertain the exact starting venue and time.
SK587051 / LE1 3BE
All day walk with a lunch break (no pub)..Meet at Grafton Place, Burley's Way (opposite St Margaret's Bus Station) for car sharing The starting time and venue shown on the map is for Grafton Place. If you intend tomake your own way to the start of the walk, it is essential that you phone the walk leader beforehand to ascertain the exact venue and time of the start of the walk.12mile / 19.3kmStrenuous
Leader
Margaret Cronin
0116 2779867
Saturday, 20th January
..Waltham on the Wolds is a village located in the civil parish of Waltham and Thorpe Arnold, in the Melton borough of Leicestershire about 5 miles north-east of Melton Mowbray and 11 miles south-west of Grantham on the A607. This is an 8.5 mile walk with a picnic lunch.8.5mile / 13.7kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 20th January
.10am at Park by St John the Baptist Church, Main Street
SK543220 / LE12 5QA
Stanford-on-Soar along the ridge to Rempstone & return via Stanford Park9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Leader
John Ha
01664 820485
07913 941252
Sunday, 21st January
.8am at Premier Inn, (corner of Narborough Road and Braunstone Lane East, Leicester)
SK566020 / LE3 2FW
We travel by coach to the venue, and offer a choice of three walks - leisurely, moderate and strenuous, or you can just do your own thing. The starting time shown is the time the coach leaves Leicester and the map shows the Premier Inn from which the coach leaves. Cars may be parked in the hotel's car park by kind permission of the hotel.. If you join us on the coach, the cost is £12 and avance booking is essential (phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077. If you wish to join us at the start of the walk (i.e. you will make your own way to the walk venue) please phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077 to make arrangements as to the time the coach arrives, precise starting point etc. Each walk has a lunch stop usually at a pub (bring sandwiches etc) and an optional meal is arranged in a pub at the end of a the walk before we set off back to Leicester (price usually between £6 and £10)6mile / 9.7kmEasy
Contact
John Rhodes
01162402077
Sunday, 21st January
.8am at Premier Inn, (corner of Narborough Road and Braunstone Lane East, Leicester)
SK566020 / LE3 2FW
We travel by coach to the venue, and offer a choice of three walks - leisurely, moderate and strenuous, or you can just do your own thing. The starting time shown is the time the coach leaves Leicester and the map shows the Premier Inn from which the coach leaves. Cars may be parked in the hotel's car park by kind permission of the hotel.. If you join us on the coach, the cost is £12 and avance booking is essential (phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077. If you wish to join us at the start of the walk (i.e. you will make your own way to the walk venue) please phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077 to make arrangements as to the time the coach arrives, precise starting point etc. Each walk has a lunch stop usually at a pub (bring sandwiches etc) and an optional meal is arranged in a pub at the end of a the walk before we set off back to Leicester (price usually between £6 and £10)9mile / 14.5kmLeisurely
Contact
John Rhodes
01162402077
Sunday, 21st January
.8am at Premier Inn, (corner of Narborough Road and Braunstone Lane East, Leicester)
SK566020 / LE3 2FW
We travel by coach to the venue, and offer a choice of three walks - leisurely, moderate and strenuous, or you can just do your own thing. The starting time shown is the time the coach leaves Leicester and the map shows the Premier Inn from which the coach leaves. Cars may be parked in the hotel's car park by kind permission of the hotel.. If you join us on the coach, the cost is £12 and avance booking is essential (phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077. If you wish to join us at the start of the walk (i.e. you will make your own way to the walk venue) please phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077 to make arrangements as to the time the coach arrives, precise starting point etc. Each walk has a lunch stop usually at a pub (bring sandwiches etc) and an optional meal is arranged in a pub at the end of a the walk before we set off back to Leicester (price usually between £6 and £10)11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Contact
John Rhodes
01162402077
Sunday, 21st January
.8am at Premier Inn, (corner of Narborough Road and Braunstone Lane East, Leicester)
SK566020 / LE3 2FW
We travel by coach to the venue, and offer a choice of three walks - leisurely, moderate and strenuous, or you can just do your own thing. The starting time shown is the time the coach leaves Leicester and the map shows the Premier Inn from which the coach leaves. Cars may be parked in the hotel's car park by kind permission of the hotel.. If you join us on the coach, the cost is £12 and avance booking is essential (phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077. If you wish to join us at the start of the walk (i.e. you will make your own way to the walk venue) please phone John Rhodes on 0116 2402077 to make arrangements as to the time the coach arrives, precise starting point etc. Each walk has a lunch stop usually at a pub (bring sandwiches etc) and an optional meal is arranged in a pub at the end of a the walk before we set off back to Leicester (price usually between £6 and £10)13mile / 20.9kmStrenuous
Contact
John Rhodes
01162402077
Sunday, 21st January
.9:30am at LEve fron Town Hall square
SP544844 / LE17 4AH
South Croxton8.5mile / 13.7kmLeisurely
Leisurely
Leader
John Divine
07802 832 642
Sunday, 21st January
.10:30am at
SK458161 / LE67 5UL
Starting at Mount St Bernard's Abbey, we'll take in Ratchel Hill, Cademan Wood, Grace Dieu Wood, the ruins of Grace Dieu Priory and Blackbrook Reservoir. There are toilets at the Abbey, but not en-route.9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Leader
Matt
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Tuesday, 23rd January
.10am at Black Horse
SK678034 / LE7 9GD
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
John Bollands
0116 2871825
Tuesday, 23rd January
.10am at Rothley Station CP, Station Road
SK568122 / LE7 7LA
Around Rothley7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
Leader
Paul
01162 677970
07725 509508
Thursday, 25th January
.10am at Wheatsheaf
SK567111 / LE7 7JE
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Ruth & Anthony Richards
0116 2106717
Saturday, 27th January
..Woodhouse Eaves is a village located on the side of Beacon Hill, in the Charnwood Forest area of Leicestershire. This is an 8 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 27th January
.9:30am at
SK538060 / LE3 8DP
The Area Annual General Meeting (starts at 10:00) will be hosted by LRWG in the morning at Glenfield at St Peters Church Hall, Glenfield. It will be followed by a short local walk after lunch (exact details to be defined!). If you're planning on doing the walk please bring a packed lunch (tea and coffee will be availble).4mile / 6.4kmLeisurely
Leader
Mark
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Saturday, 27th January
.10am at St Peter's Church Hall Glenfield
SK538060 / LE3 8DP
A short walk after the AGM (bring packed lunch)0.1mile / 0.2kmLeisurely
Leader
Mark
07792 405984
01162 741068
Sunday, 28th January
.9:30am at LEave from town Hall square
SP544844 / LE17 4AH
Hungarton6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leisurely
Leader
Anne & Milton
07849 748 332
Sunday, 28th January
.10:30am at
SP622765 / NN6 6NQ
A circular walk starting from the village of Elkington, taking in part of the Grand Union Canal, the quaint village on Winwick, and views (potentially) across 5 counties from the top of Honey Hill, which is on the Jurassic Way footpath.7.5mile / 12.1kmModerate
Leader
Anna
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Sunday, 28th January
.10:30am at near Manor House
SK420127 / LE67 2FW
Donington le Heath, Snibston, Ravenstone, Upper Fields, Newton Burgoland (lunch), Heather, Sence Valley FP10.5mile / 16.9kmModerate
Leader
Alan & Mary Rooks
0116 2772484
Tuesday, 30th January
.10am at Bricklayers' Arms
SK465078 / LE67 1AH
Morning walk finishing with an optional pub meal6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Carole Underwood
0116 2890115
Wednesday, 31st January
9:15am at Nanpantan Sports Ground
SK517175 / LE11 3TN
10am at Swithland Woods South CP, Roecliffe Road
SK536118 / LE12 8TN
Through Swithland Woods to Cropston Reservoir and Thurcaston7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
Leader
Sue M
01509 231350
07545 395817
Saturday, 3rd February
.10am at Old Station car park, High Street, Barrow upon Soar
SK574174 / LE12 8PN
From Barrow-upon-Soar stopping at Greyhound, Burton on the Wolds10mile / 16.1kmLeisurely
Leader
John & Vicky
01509 416195
07884 951608
Sunday, 4th February
..Exton is a village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. The village includes a tree-planted green overlooked by the Fox and Hounds pub. Close to the green is the war memorial to the dead of Exton and Whitwell and to relatives of the Earl of Gainsborough. This is a 9 mile walk with a picnic lunch.9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 4th February
..Ashby Folville is a delightful village with a quaint village pub, The Carington Arms and a 1000 year old church, St Mary’s. Chestnut trees line the lanes around this village which is close to Melton Mowbray. This is a Sunday, 5 mile walk and if you wish to enjoy a pub lunch at the end then please ring the Charrington Arms on 01664 841234 to book.5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 4th February
.10:30am at
SK602151 / LE12 7RN
A walk from the village of Sileby - Sileby is inbetween Leicester and Loughborough. Meet in the free car park next to the railway station on King Street. We'll head north to the village of Seagrave before passing through Walton on the Wolds. The walk will then head to the River Soar and we will follow the river from Barrow Upon Soar back to Sileby. The walk is generally flat with some slight undulations.11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Leader
Phil V
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Wednesday, 7th February
.10am at Branston WP car park near The Hub cafe (from A38 northbound carriageway)
SK217210 /
Branston Water, Tatenhill Lock, Battlestead Wood & Shobnall6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter
01509 646968
07482 972889
Sunday, 11th February
8:45am at Technology Centre, Epinal Way
SK525192 / LE11 3GE
10am at Nether End car park, Cock Hill, Baslow
SK258721 / DE45 1SS
Moorland & parkland to NelsonÕs and WellingtonÕs monuments, and Chatsworth Estate11mile / 17.7kmModerate
Leader
John S
01509 557689
07740 306497
Sunday, 11th February
.10:30am at
SP733868 / LE16 9DR
A 10 mi circuit from Market Harborough to Foxton Locks starting at Welland Park cafe.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Natalie
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Wednesday, 14th February
.10am at Lady Jayne's tearoom CP, adjacent to Toton Lane P&R
SK495360 / NG9 7JA
Another Margaret special exploring the waterways6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Margaret
07885 245474
Saturday, 17th February
..Sproxton is a village within the Borough of Melton in Leicestershire, close to the border with Lincolnshire. The parish includes the villages of Sproxton, Saltby, Stonesby, Bescaby, and the former RAF Saltby. The River Eye runs through the parish. The Viking Way runs close by. This is an 8 mile walk with a picnic lunch.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 18th February
9:15am at Technology Centre, Epinal Way
SK525192 / LE11 3GE
10am at Spring Wood CP, south end of Staunton Harold Reservoir
SK378220 /
Calke Park, to Ticknell using old tramway tunnel7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
Leader
Jane
01509 215109
07855 583499
Sunday, 18th February
.10:30am at
SP393867 / CV12 9JJ
Walk 18 of a series of routes along Warwickshire's Centenary Way. Meet at the free car park at Bulkington Recreation Ground. From the pleasant commuter village of Bulkington the route follows pleasant field paths to the Oxford Canal, which leads to the historic Hawkesbury Junction, with its welcoming pub. See https://goo.gl/oQY4bi for full route details.10mile / 16.1kmLeisurely
Leader
Phil S
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Wednesday, 21st February
.10am at Morley Lane CP, (next to Shepshed cricket ground)
SK474180 / LE12 9EU
Shepshed, Old Charnwood Railway & Fenny Windmill6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Gill
01509 620701
07870 124039
Saturday, 24th February
..Thorpe Langton is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, about four miles north of Market Harborough. This is a 9 mile walk with a picnic lunch.9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 24th February
9:15am at Technology Centre, Epinal Way
SK525192 / LE11 3GE
10am at Layby on Altar Stones Lane, Markfield
SK483109 / LE67 9PX
Newtown Linford, Martinshaw Woods, Thornton Reservoir. & Hill Hole Nature Reserve12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Leader
Dave
01509 560760
07743 669095
Sunday, 25th February
.10:30am at
SK376244 / DE73 8HS
An 8.5 mile walk starting from the Staunton Harold car park, following the reservoir before walking through Dimmensdale nature reserve which will hopefully be full of snowdrops. We then move on to Calke Abbey and walk through some beautiful Derbyshire countryside before heading back to the reservoir.8.5mile / 13.7kmModerate
Leader
Anna R
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Thursday, 1st March
.10am at Conkers Discovery Centre, Rawdon Road, Moira
SK310161 / DE12 6GA
Conkers, Maybury Wood, Hanging Hill, Boothorpe & Church Gresley6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Sue B
01162 547627
07729 885713
Sunday, 4th March
..Queniborough is a village in the county of Leicestershire, just north of Syston and to the north of Leicester. The old part of the village, along Main Street, has a mixture of 16th–20th century houses, some thatched. A 5 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end. Please ring the Britannia Inn on 01662 605675 to book a table.5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 4th March
.10am at Staunton Harold Reservoir visitors CP
SK378245 /
Around the 2 estates, Staunton Harold and Calke Park10mile / 16.1kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter
01509 646968
07482 972889
Wednesday, 7th March
.10am at Melton Mowbray CP car park, end of Wymondham Way, Melton
SK756208 / LE13 1HP
Melton Mowbray Country Park and Burton Lazars7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
Leader
Moira
01664 481593
07766 008893
Saturday, 10th March
..Diseworth is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. It is south of East Midlands Airport and off Junction 23A of the M1 motorway. A 10 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 10th March
.10am at Roadside parking by Fox and Hounds, The Green, Exton
SK924111 / LE15 8AP
Flat walk from Exton to Rutland Water using farm tracks and trails10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
John Ha
01664 820485
07913 941252
Wednesday, 14th March
.10am at Layby east side of B5010, between Elvaston and Thulston
SK411322 / DE72 3TQ
Elvaston Castle Country Park & along the banks of the River Derwent6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Margaret
07885 245474
Saturday, 17th March
..Saltby is a village within the civil parish of Sproxton and Melton borough of Leicestershire. It lies close to the River Eye and the border with Lincolnshire. This is a 9.5 mile walk with a picnic lunch.9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 17th March
8:45am at Technology Centre, Epinal Way
SK525192 / LE11 3GE
10am at Birchen Edge car park by Robin Hood Inn, Chesterfield Road, Baslow A619
SK280721 / DE45 1PU
Birchen Edge, Baslow, Chatsworth Park & East Moor10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Marie
01332 863165
07947 460877
Wednesday, 21st March
.10am at Roadside or pub CP, The Goose, Ambleside, Gamston
SK607366 / NG2 6NA
Firm paths around Gamston and River Trent5mile / 8kmLeisurely
Leader
Betty
01159 225793
07747 765284
Saturday, 24th March
..Milltown is a village in Derbyshire. It is located 1 mile south east of Ashover and is part of Ashover civil parish. To the north of the village is Milltown Quarry, now closed. It is a small quarry, which was open for limestone extraction. This is an 8 mile walk with a picnic lunch.8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 24th March
.10am at Roadside parking Pit Hill, Piccadilly village
SP227981 / B78 2EP
Piccadilly, Middleton Lakes, Cliff Pool, Kingsbury Water Park & Hurley Common10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Leader
Sue B
01162 547627
07729 885713
Tuesday, 27th March
.10am at Rushcliffe Park Visitors Centre, Mere Way
SK575321 / NG11 6JS
A steady walk over flat terrain around Rushcliffe Park and surrounds6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Stuart
07775 872535
Saturday, 31st March
..Hose is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. Forming part of the civil parish of Clawson, Hose and Harby Hose is in the far north-east of the county in the Vale of Belvoir, 6 miles north of the town of Melton Mowbray and close to the route of the Grantham Canal. A 9.5 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.9.5mile / 15.3kmModerate
Contact
Saturday, 31st March
.10am at Public CP adjacent to Greyhound Inn, Melton Road
SK590212 / LE12 5AG
Circular walk between Burton & Walton on the Wolds7mile / 11.3kmLeisurely
Leader
John Ha
01664 820485
07913 941252
Thursday, 5th April
.10am at Grange Wood CP, Coalpit Lane, west of Overseal
SK265143 / DE12 8BG
Grange, Potter, Long Close and Top woods6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Sue B
01162 547627
07729 885713
Saturday, 7th April
8am at Technology Centre, Epinal Way
SK525192 / LE11 3GE
10am at Mam Nick car park
SK124832 /
Mam Nick, Mam Tor, Lose Hill, Win Hill, Aston, Bradwell & Old Moor12mile / 19.3kmModerate
Leader
Dave
01509 560760
07743 669095
Sunday, 8th April
..Muston is a village in north Leicestershire, 18.6 miles east of Nottingham, 12.5 miles north of Melton Mowbray and five miles west of Grantham on the A52. It lies on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire county border, two miles east of Bottesford, of which it forms part of the civil parish. The River Devon flows through the village. This is a 5 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.5mile / 8kmModerate
Contact
Wednesday, 11th April
.10am at Park behind village hall in Clay Street, Wymeswold
SK600234 / LE12 6TY
Wymeswold & Thorpe in the Grebe6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Margaret
07885 245474
Saturday, 14th April
..Uppingham is a market town in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England, located on the A47 between Leicester and Peterborough, about 6 miles south of the county town, Oakham on the A6003 road. The market square is transformed once a year into the only fatstock show still to be held in temporary penning in a traditional market town. A 9 mile walk with a pub lunch at the end.9mile / 14.5kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 15th April
9:15am at Technology Centre, Epinal Way
SK525192 / LE11 3GE
10am at CP east side of Tollerton Road, access from A52 or via Tollerton village
SK608368 /
Holme Pierrepont, River Trent and Grantham Canal8mile / 12.9kmLeisurely
Leader
Jane
01509 215109
07855 583499
Thursday, 19th April
.10am at Coleorton Moor CP, Pitt Lane, Coleorton Moor village
SK399164 / LE67 8FS
Coleorton Moor, Farm Town, Ravenstone and Limby Hall6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Sue B
01162 547627
07729 885713
Saturday, 21st April
.10am at Woodhouse Eaves Village CP, Main Street
SK530144 / LE12 8RZ
Around Woodhouse Eaves8mile / 12.9kmModerate
Leader
Gill
01509 620701
07870 124039
Wednesday, 25th April
.10am at Launde Abbey main car park
SK797043 /
Launde Abbey estate, Belton and Loddington6mile / 9.7kmLeisurely
Leader
Jan
07518 858261
Saturday, 28th April
..Doveridge is a village in Derbyshire, near the border with Staffordshire and about 2 km east of Uttoxeter. Its name may come from its having a bridge over the river Dove, a tributary of the River Trent. A 10 mile walk with a picnic lunch.10mile / 16.1kmModerate
Contact
Sunday, 29th April
.10am at Barton-under-Needwood Marina, off B5016, Station Road
SK198181 / DE13 8AS
Loop around Tatenhill Lock & Dunstall Hall8mile / 12.9kmLeisurely
Leader
Peter
01509 646968
07482 972889

 

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