Sunday, 9 January 2022
Start time: 9:15
(Estimated finish time: 16:15)
This is a coach walk. All seats must be pre-booked. There will be four walks varying in distance from 5 to 12 miles.
All coaches pick-up at County Hall bus stop 9.15am and Maid Marian Way, outside Tesco at 9.30am
A & B WALKS - Leader: Dave Johnson - 10.5 & 9 miles
A pleasant walk in the Leicestershire countryside and Charnwood Forest.
Route: Newtown Linford, Ulverscroft Mill, Ulverscroft Priory, Beacon Hill Country Park, Windmill Hill, Old John Tower, Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford.
Terrain: Rolling countryside, muddy in parts. Toilets at start and after 4 and 7 miles. No pub stop on walk but pubs and cafes in Newtown Linford at the end.
The 'A' & 'B' groups walk together to Bradgate Park where the 'B' group will take the direct path back to Newtown Linford whilst the 'A' walkers continue up to Old John Tower, past the boat house and old chapel back to Newtown Linford
C WALK - Leader: Paul Wagstaff 7.5 miles
Route: Newtown Linford, Ulverscroft Mill, Ulverscroft Priory, Copt Oak Farm, Markfield, Leicestershire Round to Newtown Linford
Terrain: undulating some woodlands, muddy in places. Toilets at Newtown Linford and café
SHORT C - Leaders: Hilda
Nottinghamshire County Hall, Loughborough Road, Nottingham NG2 7QP
Grid reference: SK581380
Nearest postcode: NG2 7QP
Start time: 09:15
This is a circular walk
Due to the COVID-19, we all need to take extra steps to stay safe. Please follow all safety advice given by the walk leader, including the latest guidelines on physical distancing. For more information about COVID-19 and Ramblers' group walks, please see our guidance for walkers on the coronavirus pages of the Ramblers website.
BOOKING YOUR PLACE
If you would like to join this walk, please book a place by contacting the Coach Walks Organiser.
Please sign up at least three days prior to the date of walk. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking so that someone else can take your place. Please do not turn up for a walk without booking, as we will have to turn you away.
Cancellations received BEFORE 8pm the Thursday preceding the Sunday Coach - NO CHARGE.
Cancellations received after 8pm on the Thursday preceding the Sunday coach will INCUR A £5 CHARGE.
It has been decided by the committee that in order to comply with the recent Act of Parliament decreeing that it is now mandatory to wear a face-mask whilst travelling on public transport, and that it is now a requirement that anyone travelling on public transport to and from a Ramblers walk wears a face-mask. Anyone refusing to do so will not be allowed onto the walk unless they can prove a valid reason for not conforming to the legislation.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.