Wednesday, 22 August 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 18:30,
Start time 18:30
5 miles / 8 km
The Watermead Country Park is a network of artificial lakes in the valley of the River Soar and the old Grand Union Canal, to the north of Leicester, in the Borough of Charnwood in Leicestershire. It runs north to south along the path of the watercourses, with Birstall to the west and Thurmaston to the east.
Saturday, 25 August 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 8:30,
Start time 8:30
9 miles / 14.5 km
Lyddington is a village in the county of Rutland. Lyddington Bede House, owned by English Heritage, is a Grade I listed building, incorporating parts of a medieval bishop's palace. In 1547 it was seized on behalf of the king from the Bishops of Lincoln and later passed to Lord Burghley. In 1600 part of the palace was converted into an almshouse and it continued in this use until 1930. The remains of the fishponds of the bishop's palace are nearby.
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Long Clawson is a small village in Leicestershire. Situated in the Vale of Belvoir, the village is surrounded by farmland with rich soil ideal for pasture. Milk from local dairy farms is used for production of Stilton cheese. The Long Clawson dairy is one of the largest producers of this cheese.
Saturday, 1 September 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Perry is a village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, approximately 6 miles south-west of Huntingdon. Perry is on the shore of a reservoir, Grafham Water, a few miles from the market town of St Neots.
Sunday, 2 September 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 10:30,
Start time 10:30
6 miles / 9.7 km
Leicestershire and Rutland Area Walk. Meet at the green LE12 8HR @ 10:30 for a 6 mile walk, then picnic lunch, then 2:30pm from The Green at Walton on the wolds for 5.4 miles walk.
Meeting time 14:30,
Start time 14:30
Saturday, 8 September 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
10 miles / 16.1 km
Holymoorside is a small village in North East Derbyshire, approximately two miles west of Chesterfield. Close to the boundary of the Peak District National Park, Chatsworth House lies seven miles to the west of the village. The oldest building in the village is Hipper Hall, an early 17th-century farmhouse with an even older tithe barn which has fallen in to a state of disrepair.
Saturday, 15 September 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Kibworth is an area of the Harborough district of Leicestershire, that contains two civil parishes—the villages of Kibworth Beauchamp and Kibworth Harcourt. The two villages are split by the A6. Kibworth is close to Foxton Locks, Market Harborough, and Leicester.
Saturday, 22 September 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Belvoir is a village and civil parish in the Melton district of Leicestershire, close to the county boundary with Lincolnshire. The nearest town is Grantham, 8 miles east of the village. The village is the site of Belvoir Castle, which "stands on a prominent spur jutting northwards" into the Vale of Belvoir.
Saturday, 29 September 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 9:30,
Start time 9:30
12 miles / 19.3 km
Woodhouse Eaves is a village located on the side of Beacon Hill, in the Charnwood Forest area of Leicestershire. Nearby are the villages of Quorn, Swithland, and Newtown Linford.