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A lengthy Leicestershire walk in the north west of the county. The walk visits a number of historic villages using paths, lanes and a section of old railway line. There are some opportunities for refreshments during the walk.
This Leicestershire walk explores the northwest of the county. The walk visits a number of historic villages using paths, lanes and a section of old railway line. There are some opportunities for refreshments during the walk.
This circular walk in rural Leicestershire climbs two of the county's most popular hills - Old John and Beacon Hill. In addition, the route includes visits to Ulverscroft Priory and the pretty village of Newtown Linford.
This Leicestershire walk explores the area to the west and north of the village of Croft, which lies to the south-east of Leicester. The walk uses paths and bridleways and a section of road walking to complete the route.
This Leicestershire walk starts from the attractive village of Rearsby and explores the countryside and villages lying to the east. The route also includes a section of the Leicestershire Round.
This walk is about 5.5 miles long, starting and ending at the village of Hoby. There are fine views across the undulating Leicestershire countryside from the elevated ground near Ragdale Hall. The route and footpaths are well maintained with visible waymarkers and only a few stiles. Most paths are across crop or pasture fields but note some fields may contain bullocks depending on the time of year.
This Staffordshire stroll visits the site of the largest non-nuclear explosion in the world - the Fauld Crater. It is an easy walk and offers an interesting diversion for an hour or so.
This Leicestershire walk explores the countryside and villages to the southeast of Countesthorpe. The route includes a section of the Leicestershire Round long distance footpath.
A pleasant amble through the Leicestershire countryside that lies to the south of Countesthorpe. The route visits the village of Peatling Magna before heading north back to the start.
Great easy walk from the center of Nottingham to view the green spaces of Wollaton Park and the University of Nottingham then spot Robin Hood on the way back at Nottingham Castle.
Pleasant mainly flat circular walk starting and ending at a pub.
A short Leicestershire walk that explores the countryside to the south of Great Glen. The walk also includes a short section of the Grand Union Canal including Crane's Lock.
This circular walk to the east of Leicester follows a section of the Leicestershire Round. The walk visits the villages of Somerby, Thorpe Satchville, Owston and, of course, Twyford.
A moderate walk for all weathers on well trodden tracks through varied terrain including woodland, along a reservoir and on open tracks with great views over the outer Nottinghamshire Countryside.
A linear Leicestershire walk which uses paths and bridleways to explore the countryside to the south and east of the Billesdon. Return to the start can be made using Centrebus route 747 which has a regular service between Skeffington and Billesdon.
This circular walk in Nottinghamshire starts from the attractive village of Linby, a conservation village, and uses part of the dismantled Great Northern Railway line to get to Newstead Abbey, the ruins of an Augustinian Priory built by Henry II in 1170. The return to Linby is through Abbey Woods and Papplewick village.
A lovely walk starting in the market town of Bingham, Nottinghamshire. Leading into the quiet countryside with mosty well-kept paths to Car Colston, where you can have a well-deserved refreshing drink in a dog friendly pub, before heading back to Bingham.
This Warwickshire walk starts from the medieval stone cross situated in Meriden, which reputedly marks the centre of England. Meriden is also the fulcrum of the 100 mile long distance walking path known as The Millennium Way, which runs from Pershore to Meriden then down to Middleton Cheney. This circular walk incorporates the two northern sections of the Millennium Way, joined by a short link through the delightful village of Berkswell.
A good mixed terrain walk with great views. The early footpath rising through the woods was not well used so poorly defined.
This circular Nottinghamshire walk explores a section of the River Trent and the surrounding countryside. The route includes the villages of Gunthorpe, Caythorpe and Hoveringham.
This walk on the southern edge of the West Midlands explores some pleasant countryside and also follows a section of the Millennium Way long distance path.
Lovely walk through one the Peak District's most famous dales, the beautiful village of Alstonfield, finishing with a traverse around Bunster Hill. This is a great walk on a sunny winter's day as the sun shines into Dovedale most of the day.
This walk captures many of the highlights of southern Dovedale in the Peak District National Park. Starting from near Thorpe Cloud, the walk takes the high level route, avoiding the crowds and provides dramatic views across the valley to both Derbyshire and Staffordshire.
The Warwickshire countryside is filled with an abundance of beautiful plants, birds, animals and bugs all year round – particularly in the spring and summer.
A pleasant walk through the Warwickshire countryside. The start is Kenilworth where you have the opportunity to visit the castle. The route includes a section of Millennium Way long distance footpath.
My favourite ramble which begins and ends at St Denys Church, Cold Ashby. This is a proper ramble with both hard and soft surfaces and good views from Honey Hill.
Nice, easy fine weather walk starting from the beautiful village of Winster. Lovely views as you travel through different terrains.
A lengthy Northamptonshire walk that explores the countryside to the north-west of Northampton. The route uses a section of the Jurassic Way, the towpath of Grand Union Canal, fields paths and country lanes. Winwick is a small rural community of some 40 souls, according to their website, situated off the A428 north of West Haddon and west of Northampton.
The historic Nottinghamshire Minster town of Southwell is the seat of the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham. The Minster is globally important for the exceptional quality carvings ‘The Leaves of Southwell’. The town is famous for the original Bramley Apple tree which was sown in 1809, the fact that Charles 1st spent his final night in the town before he was taken to London for execution. Lord Byron also lived here. The Workhouse on the edge of town is a popular National Trust property.
This Peak District walk explores The Manifold Valley in Staffordshire. The mostly high-level route is full of interest including Thor's Cave and Throwley Old Hall with magnificent views throughout.
This delightful circular Warwickshire walk starts from Packwood House, a well known National Trust property, and is designed to give you a flavour of the Millennium Way originally devised by members of the 41 Club taking you across mostly flat countryside with just a few stiles.
Field paths, quiet lanes, walled tracks and a former railway are used for this walk that explores the area to the north of the busy village of Hartington. The route lies wholly within Derbyshire although in the latter part of the walk good views into neighbouring Staffordshire are also enjoyed. The route includes much that is typical of this part of the peak district including the village of Biggin and the upper reaches of the Dove Valley.
This Derbyshire walk starts from the village of Hartington and explores three limestone Dales. The route follows the River Dove and also includes a section through drystone walled fields above the village.
This Peak District walk explores three dales in the White Peak starting from the village of Hartington. The walk is generally easy underfoot and provides a good introduction to this area.
This walk from Hartington in Derbyshire follows a section of the River Dove. The route takes you through three limestone dales and across typical farming country for the area.
This walk starts in Hartington and explores Beresford Dale before visiting the village of Alstonefield. The route then continues by descending back into Wolfescote Dale and a return to the start.
Pilsbury Castle is the main objective on this Peak District walk from bustling Hartington. Including White Peak scenery alongside the upper section of the River Dove this walk includes both Derbsyhire and Staffordshire sides of the Dove Valley.
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