Thursday, 14 December 2017 (Group: Hinckley)
8.5 miles / 13.7 km
John Trott will lead a 8.50 mile walk, Starting fromMain Street, Snarestone.
We will first walk through the village before joining the footpath across fields toBosworth Road.There is a short period of road walking and we then follow footpaths leading in a northerly direction to Swepstone Road.We pick up the footpath leading through solar panels and turn south joining footpaths leading to Ashby Lane and into Swepstone.We then circle round Newton Burgoland and stop at the Belper Arms our lunchtime pub stop.After lunch we take further footpaths and use the Ivanhoe Way back to Snarestone.
Saturday, 16 December 2017 (Group: Hinckley)
Start time 13:00
5 miles / 8.1 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:00)
Gill Newell will lead our traditional 5 mile Mince Pie Walk, from Burbage Common Visitor Centre
Gill said that it's an easy 5 miler starting from the main car park at Burbage Common, the break will be under cover so don't let the weather put you offjoining us!
Gill would appreciate offers ofmulled wine, mince pies and otherfestive goodies.Please let Gill know if you can help by phoning or texting her on 07989044380. Many thanks.
Sunday, 17 December 2017 (Group: Hinckley)
7 miles / 11.3 km
Hinckley Ramblers Members have been cordially invited to join with Lutterworth Ramblers on a 7 mile walk starting from Bradgate Park. This walk follows the first section of the National Forest Way (West to East) through Bradgate Park via Old John and Swithland Woods to Woodhouse Eaves. The return route crosses Lingdale Golf Course before climbing to the Old John entry to Bradgate Park and a gentle descent back to Newtown Linford. Please ring Martin on 07906630199 if you will be joining the walk.
Thursday, 21 December 2017 (Group: Hinckley)
Start time 10:00
8 miles / 12.9 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
Wendy & Trevor Martin will lead a very special 8 mile walk, starting from, Wickes car park in Hinckley.
25 years of wedded bliss???Come and help us celebrate this momentous anniversary with a walk on Thursday. Starting from Wickes car park, where there will be mulled wine and chocolates on offer. We then walk across fields and along the canal to Dadlington, across The Green heading towards Stoke Golding. We rejoin the canal and follow it to the far end of Stoke Golding, then along a bit of road through the village to the White Swan, where the very nice landlord will provide us all with chips. He has also agreed that we can eat our packed lunches in the garden. After lunch we head to the cemetery along Wykin Lane, cross fields,where we may have a bit of excitement as we follow footpath U4 to emerge between 2 houses in Wykin Village. (A bit of controversy about this route, so we need to make sure thatwe keep using it.)Finally a short walk to Stoke Road, then follow roadside paths back to the car park.
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 (Group: Hinckley)
Start time 10:30
8 miles / 12.9 km
(Estimated finish time: 14:45)
Alison Johnson will lead our traditional Boxing Day Walk.
The walk is 8 miles long and starts from the Dog & Gun, Main Street, Kilby at 10.30am. If having a drink after the walk it will be fine to park in their car park.The walk passes through Wistow Garden Centre, down to Wistow Church and on towards Great Glen.The lunch time pub stop will be at The Pug & Greyhound. The pub does food, but it might be advisable to bring a packed lunch. After lunch we continue over the A6 to Newton Harcourt and back alongthe canal to Kilby.