Leicestershire Round

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Statistics and Files
Start: Bradgate Park
Distance: 102 miles (164 km)
Grid Ref: SK522097
Climbing: 2,049 metres
Walk time: 42-50 hours
Days: 6-10

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Leicestershire Round is a 102 mile long distance footpath which takes a circuit of the county. It was devised by the Leicestershire Footpath Association to celebrate their centenary and opened in 1980. As well as circling Leicester the route is also within easy reach of further landmarks in the county including the market towns of Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, Hinkley and Lutterworth and some popular and attractive parts of the county including Burrough Hill, Foxton Locks, High Cross, Bosworth battlefield and Charnwood Forest.

Useful Links:
Leicestershire Round Guide Book
Leicestershire Footpath Association
Long Distance Walkers Association

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