Saturday, 28 April 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Start time 8:30
10 miles / 16.1 km
Doveridge is a village in Derbyshire, near the border with Staffordshire and about 2 km east of Uttoxeter. Its name may come from its having a bridge over the river Dove, a tributary of the River Trent. A 10 mile walk with a picnic lunch.
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 18:30,
Start time 18:30
5 miles / 8 km
Quorn is a village in Leicestershire, near the university town of Loughborough. The quarrying of stone in Quorn began at a very early age at Buddon Wood, on the edge of the parish. Granite millstones were quarried in the early Iron Age, and under the Romans stone was quarried for building in Leicester. Some of the larger millstones can still be seen in the area, however these days they are either used as garden ornaments, or worked into seats or slabs.
Saturday, 5 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 8:30,
Start time 8:30
9 miles / 14.5 km
Stoke Rochford is a small village and civil parish 5.5 miles south of Grantham in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. It has two notable Grade I listed buildings: Stoke Rochford Hall and the twin-dedicated St Mary and St Andrew's Church.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Rearsby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire. It is on the A607 road between Leicester and Melton Mowbray, and is just south of the River Wreake.
Saturday, 12 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Markfield is a commuter village in both the National Forest and Charnwood Forest and in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire. The settlement dates back to at least the time of the Norman conquest and is mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name Merchenefeld. A variant of this is still used as the name for the village primary school, Mercenfeld. It is to the south-east of Junction 22 of the M1, and to the south of the A50.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Burrough on the Hill is a small village 12 miles north east of Leicester. Burrough Hill is an Iron Age hill fort near the village and is in an 86-acre country park of the same name. The hillfort stands on a promontory around 660 feet above sea level, 7 miles south of the modern settlement of Melton Mowbray.
Sunday, 20 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Meeting time 9:30,
Start time 9:30
Barkby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire. It is situated north-east of Leicester, and only a short way from Leicester's urban sprawl in Thurmaston and Syston. Nearby villages are Beeby and Barkby Thorpe. Barkby Brook is the main watercourse which flows through Barkby.
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
Thrussington is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire. It is on the River Wreake, near to Rearsby, Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Hoby and Brooksby, and not far from the path of the Fosse Way.
Saturday, 26 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
The ancient parish of Church Langton, four miles north of Market Harborough, contains five villages which are known collectively as the Langtons. It is divided into four civil parishes, East Langton, West Langton, Thorpe Langton, and Tur Langton, which are together 4,409 a. in area.
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 (Group: Melton Mowbray)
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.