Walking -Half Day, Tuesday


Activity

Walks are normally around five miles - followed by a convivial lunch!

Where and when

We meet on the first Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout the surrounding area.

 

Other information

New members are most welcome so do please contact me for more information.

Contact details

Diana Baxter 0116 279 2947   email: kibhardi@hotmail.com


News

A walker's legs

Walking Tuesdays – September 2020

The Tuesday half day walking group September walk review The sun shone as twelve of us in two separate groups set off from the Wistow Rural Centre on Tuesday 1st of September. We walked over the fields and then joined the canal .Then  we followed the canal along until we reached Newton lock. We took […]

Tuesday walking group – February report

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 […]

Walking Tuesday – January Report

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 […]

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Walking Tuesday – December Report

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 […]

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Tuesday Walking – November report

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  […]

Walking Tuesday – August Report

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 […]

Tuesday walking group August walk

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.

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Tuesday walking group – July report

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

Tuesday walking group July walk

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.

Tuesday walking group- June walk report

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 […]