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Belvoir Witches Challenge Walk

40 km / 25 miles

Leicestershire, Lincolnshire
A walk around the Vale of Belvoir where 17th century witches were in residence. The route takes in part of the Grantham Canal, Denton Reservoir and Belvoir Castle.

This is one of John Merrill's day challenge walks.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Easy; Average Gradients; Canal
Start and Finish
SK806392 - Bottesford, Leicestershire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Belvoir Witches Challenge Walk (John Merrill Foundation - 2009)
Badge & Certificate


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Along Path
B & B Accommodation
Glebe House Muston  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
3 Km
Belvoir B&B at Woodside Farm  (bookable online)
1 Km
35 Km

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Route Profile:

36.6 Km (22.7 miles)
346 m (1,135 ft) ascent
163 m (535 ft)  maximum height