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Circle of brown arrows on standard waymarksLeicestershire Round

Leicestershire, Rutland

164 km / 102 miles
A circuit of the county devised by the Leicestershire Footpath Association (LFA) to celebrate their centenary. The Round encircles Leicester and is within easy reach of the market towns of Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, Hinkley and Lutterworth and passes through some of the most beautiful and historically interesting parts of the county including Burrough Hill, Foxton Locks, High Cross, Bosworth battlefield and Charnwood Forest.


Waymark: Circle of brown arrows on standard waymarks
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Circle of brown arrows on standard waymarks
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start and Finish: SK522097 - Bradgate Park, Leicestershire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 1987
User Group: Leicestershire Footpath Association Leicestershire Footpath Association
Web Sites: Leicestershire Footpath Association - Leicestershire Round

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Leicestershire Round  (Cordee Ltd  - 2017 )
External download Leicestershire Round by Bus  (Leicestershire & Rutland Ramblers  - 2019 ) Download
Badge Badge for Leicestershire Round  (Leicestershire Footpath Association Treasurer )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
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 (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 129, 140, 141
OS Landranger Active 129, 140, 141
OS Explorer 222, 223, 232, 233, 234, 245, 246
OS Explorer Active 222, 223, 232, 233, 234, 245, 246

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Leicestershire Round GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 23/08/2017 21:10:31 - Minor route alterations
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Leicestershire Round Tracklogs Route file
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Route Profile:

163.7 km (101.7 miles)
2,142 m (7,028 ft) ascent
202 m (663 ft)  maximum height

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