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
The next walk on Tuesday 4th June will be from Woodhouse Eaves a village in the Charnwood Forest area of Leicestershire. The walk goes through Woodhouse Eaves and along a track into the Outwoods. Then across fields and through woods to Beacon Hill once the site of a Bronze Age hill fort with panoramic views […]
John Flower led the May walk from The Bull’s Head pub at Arthingworth. The group enjoyed the walk and were rewarded with the sight of Bluebells in the hedgerow alongside the road between Thorpe Underwood and Newbottle. Diana
Tuesday Walking Despite a rather wet and cold day sixteen walkers set off up a steep hill from Launde Abbey . We then enjoyed a short walk in Park wood where we saw some early Bluebells in flower. Then it was across fields and downhill along roads and tracks back to Launde Abbey followed by […]