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Desford, Botcheston and Thornton (Reservoir) from Ratby
Introduction to Walk 1543

Photo from the walk - Desford, Botcheston and Thornton (Reservoir) from Ratby

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - moderate

A Leicestershire walk that explores the villages and countryside to the west of Ratby.  

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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