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Richard III Trail

100 km / 62 miles

Leicester, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland
The Richard III Trail is a linear walk from Richard's birthplace in Fotheringhay to the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, the site (more or less) of his death, passing through Leicester, site of his reburial, along the way.

Background information on the historical and architectural sites on the route through Leicester can be downloaded from the website below.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Other Paths; Average Gradients; Agricultural land; Urban; Architectural; Monarchy
Start
TL060932 - Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire
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Finish
SK402000 - Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Leicestershire
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Open Date
2017

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF
Richard III Trail (Leicestershire County Council - 2017)
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Maps:

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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:
OS Landranger
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OS Landranger Active
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OS Explorer
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OS Explorer Active
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Self-catering
Shepherds Rest Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
52 Km
Self-catering
Wheatridge Barn  (bookable online)
3 Km
52 Km
Hotels
3 Km
62 Km
Hotels
Belmont Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
68 Km
Hotels
Ibis Hotel Leicester  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
68 Km
Hotels
< 1 Km
69 Km
Self-catering
Leather Factors Building  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
69 Km
Hotels
< 1 Km
69 Km
Hotels
Hotel Maiyango  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
69 Km
Hotels
Holiday Inn Leicester City  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
69 Km
B & B Accommodation
Castle Park Hotel Limited  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
69 Km
Self-catering
< 1 Km
70 Km
B & B Accommodation
Abinger Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
70 Km
B & B Accommodation
Campbell's Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
71 Km
B & B Accommodation
South Fork Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
72 Km
Hotels
Hilton Leicester  (bookable online)
1 Km
75 Km
Hotels
Leicester Marriott Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
75 Km
B & B Accommodation
Sunshine Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
92 Km
B & B Accommodation
Oaks Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
93 Km
B & B Accommodation
Softleys  (bookable online)
3 Km
99 Km
B & B Accommodation
Bed & Breakfast at Vale Farm  (bookable online)
5 Km
100 Km

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Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

99.2 Km (61.6 miles)
1,260 m (4,134 ft) ascent
198 m (650 ft)  maximum height