Countesthorpe, Willoughby Waterleys & Bruntingthorpe

Introduction to Walk 1624

Photo from the walk - Countesthorpe, Willoughby Waterleys & Bruntingthorpe

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Leicestershire walk explores a number of villages to the south of Leicester. The route includes a section of the Leicestershire Round long distance footpath.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

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Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 233 BUY MAP

Walks from the same start

Walk 2078
Peatling Magna & Arnesby From Countesthorpe
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 1685
Peatling Magna from Countesthorpe
Grade - easy
Length - 4.1 miles / 6.7 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1441
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Broughton Astley, Leire, Claybrooke Magna & Sharnford
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 3415
4.3 miles / 6.8 km away
Wistow and Newton Bridge from Fleckney
Grade - easy
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1455
4.6 miles / 7.3 km away
Great Glen and Burton Overy
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1457
4.6 miles / 7.3 km away
Great Glen, Burton Overy, Carlton Curlieu, & Illston
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 3338
4.6 miles / 7.3 km away
Burton Overy from Great Glen
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 3087
4.6 miles / 7.4 km away
Normanton Park & Desford Crossroads from Croft
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km
Walk 2084
4.6 miles / 7.4 km away
Grand Union Canal from Great Glen
Grade - easy
Length - 3.1 miles / 5 km
Walk 1456
6.0 miles / 9.6 km away
Carlton Curlieu, Illston on the Hill from Burton Overy
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1627
6.0 miles / 9.6 km away
Debdale Wharf & Foxton from Smeeton Westerby
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1840
6.2 miles / 10.0 km away
Sharnford & Claybrooke Magna from Sapcote
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

General Information

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Accommodation Nearby

The Camping and Caravanning Club
Coventry
21.9 miles / 35.0 km away

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