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Walks in Leicestershire

Leicestershire is a county in the English Midlands, situated to the northeast of the Birmingham connurbation. Leciester is the largest city, although Loughborough, a short distance to the north, is also a large town.

The largest river is the River Soar, which flows through the county before draining into the Trent at the border with Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The Charnwood Forest is in the west of the county and forms part of the National Forest, and also contains the highest point in the county, on Bardon Hill.

 


 

Below is a map showing all the walks that I have completed in Leicestershire.

Map of my walks

Completed walks in Leicestershire

 
The Old Man of the Beacon.

Bardon Hill trig pillar.

A bridge over the River Soar in Leicester.

   


List of walks in Leicestershire

Walk No. Description Distance (miles)
990 Jurassic Way: Market Harborough to Corby19.6
895 Bottesford to Ancaster20.3
894 A circular walk between Denton and Westborough22.7
734 A circular walk from Welford to Crick22.0
727 A circular walk from Thistleton to Croxton Kerrial23.7
662 A circular walk to Bardon Hill19.8
654 Leicester to Loughborough19.0
653 A circular walk from Welford to Foxton20.6
594 A circular walk between Bottesford and Bingham19.2
593 Sleaford to Bottesford23.3
205 Oakham to Leicester19.5
138 Market Harborough to Leicester17.7
137 Market Harborough to Northampton18.3
66 Melton Mowbray to Bingham16.1
64 Long Eaton to Willington14.0
59 Oakham to Melton Mowbray10.6

This was a total of 306.4 miles in 16 walks (an average of 19.15 miles per walk).


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