Hopwas, Knot's Grave Lane and Whittington
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 15:15)
Moderate 9 miles / 14.5 km
Peter Riley will lead a 9 mile walk.
Starting from the lay-bye on the A51 opposite Hopwas Hayes Wood, we take Knox's Grave Lane then north on the
Heart of England Way.
We then cross Whittington Heath Golf Course, to Windmill Hill and to
The Dog Inn at Whittington
for the lunch time pub stop.
After lunch, the walk follows the Coventry Canal south to Hopwas Hayes Wood and back to the start point.
This is another opportunity to see this pleasant area before HS2 comes.
Hopwas Hill Lay-by.
Grid reference: SK166051
Nearest postcode: B78 3AR
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
Strand: Follow us on Facebook. http:www.facebook.com/Hinckley Ramblers, Hinckley Ramblers Thursday walks, Day walk, packed lunch required.
Local walk grade: Moderate
Surroundings: Village, Hill, Farmland, River, canal, Woodland
Facilities: Refreshments, Parking
Theme: Wildlife, nature, History, heritage, Long distance path
We are located in Leicestershire with Charnwood Forest, Bosworth Field, Bradgate Park all nearby . Further afield we also travel to the Cotswolds ,the Derbyshire Peak District and other counties.
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