Seventeen happy walkers set off from The Stags Head at Maidwell on Tuesday 4th February. Despite the windy conditions we walked over the fields to the Brampton Valley way stopping at the footbridge to take a video of the group to promote the SLU3A. Then it was over to the village of Draughton. After walking […]
The group enjoyed a dry morning walk from Arthingworth on Tuesday 7th January. We walked along the field road to the Brampton Valley Way. Then walked along the old railway trail as far as the long tunnel before returning along a bridleway back across the fields to Arthingworth village. Then it was into The Bulls […]
It was a glorious December day for our Christmas walk from The Queens Head pub at Saddington. Our circular walk took us over to Smeeton Westerby via the canal, where we had a break for mulled wine and mince pies. Then it was back over the fields with some wonderful views before we climbed up […]
Despite the rain sixteen ramblers set off across the fields from Billesdon on November 5th to the village of Skeffington. After walking down the lane towards Rolleston we walked back over the fields and climbed quite a few stiles on our way back to Billesdon. Along the way we encountered a herd of lively cattle […]
The group enjoyed lovely weather as we walked from Illston on the Hill over the fields to Carlton Curlieu. When we reached Burton Overy we stopped to stroke a pair of friendly donkeys and admire some of the properties in the village. Then after walking back past Illston Grange we returned to The Fox and […]
The next walk on Tuesday 6th August is from the Fox and Goose pub at Illston on the Hill. LE7 9EG. The walk goes across grass and wheat fields visiting the villages of Carlton Curlieu and Burton Overy. Please meet at 10.00am to order food.
A bright sunny day welcomed the group as they set off from the Bell Inn at Gumley. It was a lovely walk over fields full of butterflies and then along the canal and no dirty boots to clean at the end. Lunch was delicious especially the homemade pudding. Diana Baxter
The next walk will be on Tuesday 2nd July from The Bell Inn at Gumley LE16 7RU. This short leisurely walk will go over fields and along the Grand Union canal to Foxton village before visiting the locks and then back to Gumley village.
After leaving the village of Woodhouse Eaves in the Charnwood area of Leicester the group walked through the ancient wood of Outwoods where we followed a sculpture trail and looked for tiny figures sitting high up in the trees. Then we climbed up a rocky outcrop and walked over fields towards Beacon Hill. After a […]
Report on our May walk. It was a nice bright day for the May walk which was led by John Flower. The group enjoyed the walk stopping to admire Bluebells in the hedgerow alongside the road between Thorpe Underwood and Newbottle. The walk finished with a meal at The Bulls Head pub. Diana Baxter