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Charnwood Forest Challenge Walk


A walk around the hill country to the north-east of Leicester passing Newton Lifford, Ulverscroft Priory, Bardon Hill, Mount St Bernard Abbey, Beacon Hill and Woodhouse Eaves.

One of a series of John Merrill's day challenge walks.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SK543114 - Bradgate Park, Leicestershire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Charnwood Forest Challenge Walk  (John Merrill Foundation  - 1992 )
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Charnwood Forest Challenge Walk  (John Merrill Foundation )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 129, 140
OS Landranger Active 129, 140
OS Explorer 233, 245, 246
OS Explorer Active 233, 245, 246

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

The Hermitage Park Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
18 Km
The Link Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
27 Km
Burleigh Court  (bookable online)
3 Km
27 Km
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Charnwood Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
34 Km
Quorn Country Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
35 Km
3 Km
35 Km
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Horseshoe Cottage Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
39 Km

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Route Profile:

38.6 Km (24.0 miles)
783 m (2,569 ft) ascent
268 m (879 ft)  maximum height

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