Walks Programme 2018

August

Friday 31st August 9:40am - Bus pass walks with David

Walk Leader: David Bentley

Meet: Lemyngton Street Loughborough, Bus stop.(LE11 1UH)

First you will catch the bus into Leicester arriving at 10:20am at the bus station, then a Canal side walk to Wanlip, on to Rothley and then catching the no.2 bus or 127 back to Loughborough.

Distance: 5 miles

Level 2  

Please remember your bus pass

September

Wednesday September 5th 10am Sileby and River Soar

Walk leader: John Mumford

Meet: Sileby Church, High Street (LE12 7RX).Free parking in the village near the railway station.     

From Sileby we head down to Sileby Mill then follow the Soar to it's confluence with the River Wreake and follow that briefly before turning back across the fieldstowards Cossington and across the nature reserve to Sileby.

Distance: 4.8 miles.

Duration: 2 hours

Level 3.

Boots recommended and carry water.

Thursday 6th September 10:30 am Mountsorrel Health Walk

Walk Leader: Neighbourhood Development Officer

Meet: Sorrel Youth Cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcometo stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday September 7th 10:15am Buspass walks with David

Walk leader: David Bentley

Meet: Baxter GateLoughborough (LE111TN)

A Brook side walkto Loughborough Moors

Distance: 6 miles

Level 2

Please remember your bus pass

Wednesday 12th September, 10.00am Ramblers Walk from Newtown Linford

Walk Leader: Gill (Ramblers)

Meet: By the Linford, Main St, NewtownLinford, LE6 0AD.

A circular walk through historic Bradgate Park & surrounding countryside. Progression Walk

Distance: 6 miles

Level 3

Walking boots recommended. Optional tea rooms stop after walk.

Wednesday 12th September 11am Charnwood Action Group

WalkLeader: Emma and Mary

Meet: Mountsorrel Library (LE12 7AS)

This walk is suitable for all, includingwheelchair access and pushchairs

Distance: under 2 miles

Level 1 Health Walk

Thursday 20th September 10:30am Quorn PPG Health Walks

Walk Leader: Judith Smithard

Meet: Quorn Village Car park, near thedoctor's surgery (LE12 8PB)

Bus to Mountsorrel Cross. 'Navins' and WoodLane

Duration: 1 hour

Level 1-2 Health walk

Pleasebring your bus pass

Thursday 20th September 10:30am Mountosrrel Health Walk

WalkLeader: Dishley Grange Medical Practice

Meet: Sorrel Youth Cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcomeincluding buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcometo stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday 28th September 9:45am BusPass walks with David

Walk Leader: David Bentley

Meet: Skylink busstop, High Street, Loughborough (LE11 2PY)

Taking the bus toKegworth church, then a Brookside walk to West Leake on to East Leake thencatching the no.1 bus back to Loughborough.

Distance: 6 miles

Duration: 3 hours

Level 2

Please remember your Bus Pass.

October

Thursday 4th October 10:30am Mountsorrel Health Walk

Walkleader: Neighbourhood Development Officer

Meet: Sorrel Youth Cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcome to stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes-1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday 5th   October 10am Bus pass walks with David

Walk leader: David Bentley

Meet: Baxter GateLoughborough, no.2 bus stop. (LE11 1TN)

Taking the bus to Cossington, then a canal side towpath walk back to Loughborough

Distance: 6 miles

Duration: 3 hours plus bus time

Level 2

Please remember your bus pass

Wednesday 10th October 11am Charnwood Action Group Health Walk

WalkLeader: Alix and Sue

Meet: Quorndon Fox Car Park (LE12 8DT)

This walk is suitable for all, including wheelchair access and pushchairs

Distance: Under 2 miles

Level 1 Health Walk

Monday 15th October 10am Barkby.

Walk Leader: John Mumford

Meet: Pochin Primary School,Barkby.  (LE7 3QL). Parking is on localstreets, please park considerately.

This route follows one of the BarkbyParish walks to Beeby and back.

Distance: 4.5miles.

Duration: 2 hours 

Level 3.

Boots recommended and carry water.

Wednesday 17th October, 10.00am Ramblers Two old mills from Sileby.

Walk Leader: Margaret (Ramblers)

Meet: King St car park (near railway station),Sileby LE12 7LZ.

Across the meadows to the River Soar, thensouth, returning via Cossington Meadows. Progression Walk.

Distance: 5 miles

Walking boots recommended. Optional tearoom stop after walk.

Thursday 18th October 10:30am Quorn PPG Health walk

Walk leader: Judith Smithard

Meet:  Quorn Village Car park, near the doctor's surgery (LE12 8PB)

Bus to Loughborough. Back Via Woodthorpe/OneAsh

Duration: 1 hour

Level 1-2 Health Walk

Please bring your bus pass

Thursday 18th October 10:30am Mountsorrel Health Walk

WalkLeader: Dishley Grange Medical Practice

Meet: Sorrel Youth cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcome to stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday 26th October 9:45am Bus pass walks with David

Walk leader: David Bentley

Meet: At the Skylink bus stop, High Street, Loughborough. (LE11 2PY)

Taking the bus to Hathern, then acanal/river walk and two railways to Normanton, across the Great  Meadow to Loughborough.

Distance: 6 miles

Duration: 3 hours

Level: 3

Please remember your bus pass

November

Thursday 1st November Mountsorrel Health Walk

WalkLeader: Neighbourhood Development Officer

Meet: Sorrel Youth Cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcome to stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday 2nd  November 9:45am Bus pass walks with David

Walk Leader: David Bentley

Meet: At the  Skylink Bus stop, High Street, Loughborough (LE11 2PY)

Taking the bus to Kegworth Square, then a canal/Soar walk to Loughborough.

Distance: 6 miles

Duration: 3 hours

Level 2

Please remember your Bus Pass

Monday 12th  November 10am Barrow upon Soar.

Walk Leader: John Mumford

Meet:  Free public car park at the Three Crowns Pub.(LE12 8JS).

This walk, main lyon bridleways and footpaths takes in the Wolds around Barrow and returns down Paudy ridge.

Distance 4.75 miles

Duration: 2 hours

Level 3.

Boots recommended and carry water.

Wednesday 14th November 11am Charnwood Action Group Health Walk

WalkLeader: Paul and Sue

Meet: Shepshed Library (LE12 9AN)

This walk is suitable for all, including wheelchair access and pushchairs

Distance: under 2 miles

Level 1 Health Walk

Thursday 15th November 10:30am Quorn PPG Health Walk

WalkLeader: Judith Smithard

Meet: Quorn Village Car park, near the doctor's surgery (LE12 8PB)

Footpaths around Quorn

Duration: 1 hour

Level 1-2 Health Walk

Thursday 15th November 10:30am Mountsorrel Health Walk

Walk Leader: Dishley Grange Medical Practice

Meet: Sorrel Youth Cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcome to stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Wednesday 21st November, 10.00am Ramblers Wymeswold Circular

Walk Leader:  John Ha  (Ramblers)

Meet: Park next to bowling green, ClayStreet, Wymeswold.   (LE126TY)

Circular walk to the West of Wymeswoldtowards Rempstone.  Progression Walk.

Distance 5.5 miles

Level 3 or above

Walking boots recommended.  Optional pub stop after walk.

Friday 30th  November 10am Bus Pass walks with David

Walk Leader: David Bentley

Meet: Baxter GateLoughborough no.9 bus stop (LE11 1TN)

Taking the bus to Ashby road, Rempstone, then a field walk to Manor Farm, East Leake, on to Stanford and Meadow Lane in to Loughborough.

Distance: 6 miles

Duration: 3 hours

Level: 2

Please remember your Bus Pass

December

Thursday 6th December 10:30am Mountsorrel Health Walk

Walk Leader: Neighbourhood Development Officer

Meet: Sorrel Youth Cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcome to stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes- 1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday 7th  December 10am Bus Pass Walks with David

Walk Leader: David Bentley

Meet: B&Q Belton Road Loughborough (LE11 1LR)

Canal walk to Barrow "Slabs" to Quorn, then catching a bus back to Loughborough.

Distance: 5 miles

Duration: 2 ½hours

Level 2

Please remember your bus pass

Wednesday 12th December, 10.00am Ramblers      Walkfrom Rothley.

Walk Leader: Ted & Christine (Ramblers)

Meet: Car Park on corner of Warren Road/Hallfields Lane, Rothley (LE7 7TN).

A circular walk from Rothley to Wanlip, Wanlip Meadows and Watermead Park. 

Progression Walk.

Distance: 6 miles

Level 3 or above

Walking boots recommended.  Optional tearoomsstop after walk.

Wednesday 12th December 11am Charnwood Action Group Health Walk

Walk Leader: Paul and Sue

Meet: Loughborough Town Hall (LE11 3EB)

This walk is suitable for all, including wheelchair access and pushchairs

Distance: under 2 miles

Level 1 Health Walk

Thursday  13th December 10am Anstey.

WalkLeader: John Mumford

Meet: Nook Car park (free) (LE7 7DU).

This is a relatively flat walk, across field paths and tracks with views to Bradgate Park.

Distance: 5 miles.

Duration: 2.5 hours.

Level 3 - Boots recommended and carry water

Thursday 20th December  10:30am QuornPPG Health Walk

Walk leader: Judith Smithard

Meet: Quorn Village Car park, near the doctor's surgery (LE12 8PB)

Village walk

Duration: 1 hour

Level: 1-2 Health Walk

Thursday 20th December 10:30am Mountsorrel Health Walk

Walk Leader: Dishley Grange Medical Practice

Meet: Sorrel Youth cafe (LE12 7AF)

All are welcome including buggies and wheelchairs. We'll pick a route to suit. You're welcome to stop for a drink, snack and chat after.

Distance: 2-3 miles

Duration: 30 minutes-1 hour

Level 1 Health Walk

Friday 28th December  9:45am Bus Pass walks with David

Walk Leader - David Bentley

Meet: At the Skylink Bus Stop, High Street,Loughborough  (LE11 2PY)

Catching the Loughborough bus to Castle Donington, circular walk with close views of East Midlands Airport, and theAeroplanes.

Distance: 5 miles

Duration: 2 ½ hours

Level 2

Please remember your bus pass