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Walking and guided walks in Leicestershire

Get out into the fresh air, relax and enjoy nature. Head to one of Leicestershire's many parks such as Bradgate Country Park to see the ruins of the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey and the folly Old John, or Market Bosworth Country Park to explore its landscape, or visit one of the parks located in the city such as Abbey Park, Victoria Park or Castle Gardens.

Whether you’re strolling around an historic town, striding between museums, or rambling in the woods, finding your way on foot is a great way to relax, discover new places and meet new people. The best way to get around Leicester is on foot – most sights and attractions are within a short stroll.

View the Choose How You Move website for information and maps on places to walk in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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Guided walk

Guided walks

The Magazine Gateway

Sun 30 Apr 2017

The Magazine is a 15th century entrance gateway to the former Newarke religious precinct that was later used to store the weaponry and gunpowder of the town’s militia during the English Civil War.

Leicester

 
 
 

Wed 3 May 2017

Take a guided tour around this magnificent building. Tours take place every first Wednesday of the month at 2pm. There is no need to book but on some days access may be restricted due to public events taking place.

Leicester

 
 
 
Leicester Castle Great Hall

Sun 28 May 2017

On the last Sunday of the month, the Magazine Gateway and Leicester Castle Great Hall are open to the public from 11am-3pm. Guided tours are available on each opening day.

Leicester

 
 
 

Wed 7 Jun 2017

Take a guided tour around this magnificent building. Tours take place every first Wednesday of the month at 2pm. There is no need to book but on some days access may be restricted due to public events taking place.

Leicester

 
 
 
Open Farm Sunday

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Jun 2017

Walks and Tours of the Farmland along with other activities - Please see the website.

Lutterworth

 
 
 
Leicester Castle Great Hall

Sun 25 Jun 2017

On the last Sunday of the month, the Magazine Gateway and Leicester Castle Great Hall are open to the public from 11am-3pm. Guided tours are available on each opening day.

Leicester

 
 
 

Wed 5 Jul 2017

Take a guided tour around this magnificent building. Tours take place every first Wednesday of the month at 2pm. There is no need to book but on some days access may be restricted due to public events taking place.

Leicester

 
 
 
Leicester Castle Great Hall

Sun 30 Jul 2017

On the last Sunday of the month, the Magazine Gateway and Leicester Castle Great Hall are open to the public from 11am-3pm. Guided tours are available on each opening day.

Leicester

 
 
Last updated June 2016