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

Archaeology of Bradgate Guided Walk

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Join a Bradgate Park Ranger for a journey through the Park’s extensive and varied archaeology – from the Stone Age to the Second World War.

Leicester

 
 
 
Historic Ghost Walks, Bradgate Park

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Ghost Walk Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Bradgate is one Leicestershire’s most popular visitor attractions. With its herd of deer and iconic buildings, this venue is stunning by day and absolutely fascinating by night.

Leicester

 
 
 
Historic Ghost Walks, Bradgate Park

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Ghost Walk Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. Bradgate is one Leicestershire’s most popular visitor attractions. With its herd of deer and iconic buildings, this venue is stunning by day and absolutely fascinating by night.

Leicester

 
 
 
Ghost Walk, Bosworth Battlefield

Tue 30 Apr 2019

When we first researched this area for the ghost walk we were surprised just how many ghost stories and sightings had been reported. There’s no smoke with out fire..

Market Bosworth

 
 
 

Sat 18 - Thu 30 May 2019

Walks for all ages and abilities. Guided and themed walks and activities. Beautiful places to explore within the National Forest. Pick up a brochure from either Ashby or Swadlincote Tourist Information Centres.

Swadlincote

 
 
 

Sat 18 May 2019

Take a leisurely stroll around the farm and woodland, taking in Canadian bison, red deer, alpacas and many more. Finish with a visit to Antlers and Alpaca coffee and gift shop for brunch or refreshments.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

 
 
 

Sat 18 May 2019

Making use of public and permissive paths this walk covers some of the best countryside that Charnwood has to offer. Magnificent views from The Beacon, Nanpantan and Lubcloud. the Beacon, Nanpantan, and Lubcloud.

Coalville

 
 
 

Sat 18 May 2019

STARTING POINT Ticket Office, Calke Abbey. For Sat Nav use DE73 7JF. (Use main car park.) Want to get some handy hints on how to take better photos? Come and join members of the Calke Abbey photography team on a walk and have some fun.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch