Walking (Half Day – Thursday)


Activity

Our monthly walks are generally around 5 miles long, through different parts of this lovely area.

Where and when

We meet on the morning of the third Thursday of the month at different locations.

Other information

New members are welcome, do please give us a call for more information.

Contact details

Alastair & Christine Willis 01858 419262   email: williswalks@hotmail.com


News

WALKING HALF DAY THIRD THURSDAY – September

Chris Mosley is leading our next walk, which is on Thursday 20th September. It will be from Horninghold starting at 10 am and will be about 5 miles. The proposed circular route is towards Blaston. As always with this part of the world open views and rolling countryside will greet us. The meeting point is the […]

Walking Half Day Third Thursday – August

Our next walk is on 16 August. It will be from Gumley starting at 10.00am, and will cover about 5 miles. The proposed route is north towards Saddington, across to the Grand Union Canal and back via Debdale Grange The meeting point is the green telephone box in Main Street, Gumley. From MH you can travel via Gallow Field Road […]

Walking Half Day Third Thursday – July

Our next walk is on Thursday 19 July. It will be from Hallaton starting at 10.00am and will cover about 5.2 miles. The proposed route is south to Slawston, across to Cranoe and back along part of the Leicestershire Round, with lots of open views and rolling countryside. The meeting point is the Butter Cross, east of […]

Walking (Half day, third Thursday) – June

Our next walk is on 21 June. It will be from Great Easton, across fields towards Nevill Holt, then down to Drayton and up to Bringhurst, with varied views across the Welland Valley. The start time is 10.00 am, and the meeting point is the grass triangle at the centre of Great Easton, at the junction of Cross Bank, […]

Walking (Half day third Thursday) – May

Our next walk is on 17 May and is being led by Neil Heptonstall. It will be an opportunity to see the fields northwest of Harborough before they disappear below concrete. We will park at the Harborough (east) side of Gartree prison, on Gallow Field Road (route to Foxton) – there’s a lay-by between the […]

Walking (Half day Third Thursday) – April

Our next walk on the 19th April will be from the Horse & Jockey in Manton, the village 3 miles beyond Uppingham on the A6003 (an attractive 40 minutes drive from Market Harborough). Chris Mosley is leading. After the long and big dip in the A6003 you enter a 40 mph area at the top […]

Walking Half Day Third Thursday – March

Our next walk is on 15 March. It will be from East Carlton along field and tarmac paths to Wilbarston and Stoke Albany. We will start at 10.00 am, cover about 5 miles and finish around 12.30 pm. The meeting point is East Carlton Country Park, the car park on the left inside the main […]

Walking (Half day, Third Thursday) – February

Our next walk is on 15 February. It will be from North Kilworth, and will cover about 4.9 miles. It’s a mixture of field paths, canal towpath and pavement.The start time is 10.00 am and we should finish by 12.30 pm. The meeting point is Green Lane, North Kilworth, which is the left turn off the A4304 immediately after […]

Walking Half Day Thursday – January

Our New Year walk is on 18 January and is being led by Neil Heptonstall. It will be an opportunity to see the fields northwest of Harborough before they disappear below concrete. We will park at the Harborough (east) side of Gartree prison on the road to Foxton – there’s a lay-by between the ‘barn’ track […]

Walking Half Day Thursday – December

Thirteen members enjoyed the autumn sunshine and colours on November’s walk in the Braybrooke area and along part of the Brampton Valley Way. We are not meeting in December. The next walk will be on Thursday 18 January. Alastair & Christine Willis  01858 419262 e-mail: williswalks@hotmail.com