Walking (All Day)


Our cross country walks generally start from a location within a radius of 30 minutes travelling time from Market Harborough.
From March to October the circular walks are usually between 8 - 10 miles depending on the terrain and number of stiles.  A packed lunch is required and there is a refreshment stop at a village pub.
During the winter period the walks are around 6 miles starting from a pub where lunch is arranged.

Where and when

We meet usually at 10am on the last Thursday of the month at various locations in the surrounding area, please telephone for details.

Other information

New members will be made welcome.  Contact Eddie or Edith Dixon on the number below.

Contact details

Eddie & Edith Dixon 01858 468758


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Walking (All Day) – Summer break

All ready to set off from Wyre Forest at lunch time with Bruce, who has arranged it all with Pauline, briefing us!    ‘…. as high as an elephant’s eye’.  Thankfully, no-one was lost on manoeuvres through this rapeseed field! All day walk in the delightful countryside around the village of Arley.  Several sightings of […]

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Walking (All Day) – July meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Bruce White, will be on 27th July starting at 10am from the Twywell Hills and Dales car park (free).  The start can be found by taking the A14 East to junction 11 signposted A510 Wellingborough and then 1st exit from roundabout towards the Cranfords.  After 150 metres […]

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Walking (All Day) – June Walking Break

The annual walking break, organised by Bruce and Pauline White, is taking place from 26th to 29th June based at Stourport-on-Severn and therefore, there is no local walk this month.  The next local walk will be on 27th July with the usual details of location etc. being published nearer to the date.  Eddie & Edith […]

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Walking (All Day) – May meeting

The next walk will be on 25th May starting at 10am from the village hall car park in Barnwell.  Barnwell is off to the right of the A605 Thrapston to Peterborough road before reaching Oundle.  On arrival in the village go straight on over the bridge and after a short distance the village hall car […]

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Walking (All Day) – April meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Maryan Richardson, will be on 27th April starting at 10am from the playing fields car park in Cold Ashby.  The directions to the start when travelling from Naseby to Cold Ashby are as follows: after the sharp right bend on entering the village, at the next sharp […]

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Walking (All Day) – March meeting

The next walk will be on Thursday, 30th March, starting from the Pitsford reservoir causeway car park (fee £2.70) at 10am.  The walk, the first of the ‘summer season’, will be a circular nine miles taking in the villages of Holcot, Hannington, Walgrave, Old and Scaldwell.  There will be a picnic lunch followed by a […]

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Walking (All Day) – February meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Alec and Carol Hodgson, will be on 23rd February starting from the lower car park (fee to be paid) at Foxton Locks at 10am.  The walk will be a circular walk of approximately six miles.  The lunch menu has been distributed and is also available on the […]

Walking (All Day) – January meeting

January’s walk on the 26th took in the area around the Langtons where we had an impromptu lesson on hedge-laying and also recruited a number of new members – the group is full now!   

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Walking (All Day) – January meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Bruce and Pauline White, will be on 26th January starting from the Crown Inn at Tur Langton.  Please arrive in plenty of time to pre-order lunch and for a prompt start at 10am.  The walk is circular and is about six miles.  We are requested by the […]