Wistow and Newton Bridge from Fleckney

Introduction to Walk 3415

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 120 feet / 36 metres

Grade - easy

This Leicestershire walk explores the rural landscape to the southeast of Leicster and starts from the village of Fleckney. The route includes a section of the Grand Union Canal. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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

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