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Thornton Reservoir From Ratby
Introduction to Walk 1591

Photo from the walk - Thornton Reservoir From Ratby

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This circular Leicestershire walk explores the countryside between the villages of Ratby and Thornton. There is an optional circuit of Thornton Reservoir if you wish to extend the length of the walk.  

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walk 1543
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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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