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) – May

The next walk, which will be led by Kevin Millard, will be on 31st May starting from the large layby on the right hand side of the B6047 Melton Road between Twyford and Thorpe Satchville, just before the 1st countdown marker into Thorpe Satchville (Approx. 35-40 minutes from MH).  The walk will take in Burrough […]

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Walking (All Day) – April

The next walk, which will be led by Maryan Richardson, will be on 26th April starting from Swithland Wood (South) car park. The car park is on the right, off the road from Cropston, after the reservoir – Roecliffe Road – a short distance from Hall Gates Car Park Post Code LE12 8TN. The quickest […]

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Walking (All Day) – March

The next walk will be on 29th March starting from All Saints Church, Lowesby at 10.00am. This 8 mile walk is the first of the ‘summer season’ and is mainly on quiet lanes and pasture land. After a picnic lunch there will be a refreshment stop at The Black Boy Inn in Hungarton. Directions: B6047 […]

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Walking (All Day) – February

The next walk will be on 22nd February starting from the Royal Oak, Walgrave at 10.00am. Please arrive by 9.45am to allow time to pre-order lunch before the start. The walk is just over 6 miles. Directions: A508 from M.H. towards Northampton. Turn left at Lamport, through the village and first right to Old & […]

Christmas Walk 2017

Walking (All Day) – Dec 28 2017

Eleven intrepid walkers set off for their Christmas walk today from Braybrooke, braving the icy tracks down Newland Street to the field path covered in crisp, white snow leading to the Brampton Valley Way. Thinking the going would be much easier we found the Way icy in many places. Not deterred we carried on southwards […]

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Walking (All Day) – January 2018

The first walk of the New Year will be on 25th January starting from the Fox Inn, Hallaton at 10.00am. Please arrive by 9.45am to allow time to pre-order lunch before the start. The walk be around 5-6 miles with the route taken being dependent on both the ground and weather conditions prevailing on the […]

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Walking (all day) – December

The next walk, on 28th December, will be a local walk around Braybrooke led by Helen Salisbury and Bob Morris. You are also welcome to visit them for light refreshments afterwards. If you want to join Helen and Bob on the walk please contact Helen for details on 07837 410575. Please car share if possible. […]

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Walking (All Day) – November meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Frank and Linda Carruthers, will be on 30th November starting at 10am from Samuel Pepys pub car park in the hamlet of Slipton.  This is the first of our winter walks and will be followed by lunch, therefore please meet by 9.45am so we can pre-order.  We […]

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Walking (All Day) – October meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Ian and Sharon Webb, will be on 26th October starting at 10am from the front of the church in Main Street, Kimcote.  Directions to the start: take the A4304 through the villages to North Kilworth.  After leaving the village take the first turn on the right, signposted […]

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Walking (All Day) – September meeting

The next walk, which will be led by Helen Salisbury, will be on 28th September starting at 10am from the junction of High Street and West Lane in Seaton, Rutland.  Directions to Seaton are via East Carlton, Cottingham, turn right at Caldecott on to the B672 then follow signs to Seaton.  The walk is approximately […]