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Charnwood Peaks Walk

Leicestershire

This walk takes you to the four peaks that define Charnwood Forest, part of the National Forest and northwest of Leicester. Along the way you will pass the oldest rocks in Britain, visit historic deer parks and take in some spectacular views. Charnwood Forest is famed for its craggy hills and dry stone walls, but is also rich in wildlife. Look out for buzzards circling on the updrafts from the hills. Information is downloadable below or from the listed website.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Challenging
Start and Finish: SK522097 - Bradgate Park car park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Charnwood Peaks Walk

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF Charnwood Peaks : 15 mile long walk  (National Forest ) Download

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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:

 
 
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Horseshoe Cottage Farm  (bookable online)
2 Km
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Quorn Country Hotel  (bookable online)
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Charnwood Lodge  (bookable online)
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The Link Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
8 Km
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Burleigh Court  (bookable online)
3 Km
8 Km
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The Hermitage Park Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
16 Km

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Route Profile:

26.1 Km (16.2 miles)
602 m (1,975 ft) ascent
266 m (873 ft)  maximum height

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