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Charnwood Round

51 km / 32 miles

A walk round the ancient Charnwood Forest which lies on high ground to the north-west of Leicester. Peaceful countryside, once quarried by Romans, settled by monks, criss-crossed with paths and full of interesting relics of the past. Links with the Leicestershire Round.

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Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Challenging; Heritage; Industrial History
Start and Finish
SK521097 - Newtown Linford, Leicestershire
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
The Falcon Inn  (bookable online)
5 Km
18 Km
The Hermitage Park Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
25 Km
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Ravenstone Guesthouse  (bookable online)
4 Km
25 Km
The Link Hotel  (bookable online)
1 Km
33 Km
Burleigh Court  (bookable online)
1 Km
34 Km
B & B Accommodation
Charnwood Lodge  (bookable online)
3 Km
42 Km
Quorn Country Hotel  (bookable online)
1 Km
42 Km
1 Km
42 Km
B & B Accommodation
Horseshoe Cottage Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
48 Km

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Route Profile:

51.6 Km (32.1 miles)
908 m (2,979 ft) ascent
249 m (817 ft)  maximum height