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Whitwick Historical Group, Old Station Building, North Street, Whitwick, Coalville, LE67 5HA

Wed 22 May 2019
  • 13:30 to 15:00
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Ashby de la Zouch Museum

Ashby de la Zouch Museum, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU

Centres on the fascinating history of Market Street, North Street, South Street, Mill Lane Mews and Bath Street. Booking essential. Please contact Ashby de la Zouch Museum (Pat Dixon) .

Walk Route: Easy

  • Access: 0 stiles
  • Duration: 1.25
  • Miles: 1
  • Rail station: Loughborough (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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Grace Dieu Priory ruins

Grace Dieu Priory, Thringstone, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 5GJ

An easy walk through part of Gracedieu’s ancient wood, under the Charnwood Forest Railway, along part of the Forest Line Canal and into the romantic ruins of Gracedieu Priory, a 13th Century nunnery, later a Tudor Mansion.

Walk Route: Easy Walk

Thu 23 May 2019
  • 18:00 to 20:00
  • Access: no stiles
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Miles: 2
  • Rail station: Loughborough (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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Hough Windmill

Hough Mill, St George's Hill, Swannington, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8QW

Walking on lanes, paths and grassy areas (with some gradients) we will pass the sites of bell pits, gin pits, Victorian mining, 1940s opencast mining and woodlands planted between 1993 and 2010. Booking essential.

Walk Route: Leisurely

Thu 23 May 2019
  • 19:00 to 21:00
  • Access: 2 stiles
  • Duration: 2
  • Miles: 2
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Hough Windmill

Hough Mill, St George's Hill, Swannington, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8QW

This circular walk has fine long distance views and traces some of the few remaining remnants of the ill-fated Charnwood Forest Canal including part of the area that was flooded following the Blackbrook Dam disaster of 1799.

Walk Route: The route has woodland, path, road and field (arable and livestock) walking. Some sections may be muddy and/or overgrown.

  • Access: Strenuous 26 stiles.
  • Duration: 6
  • Miles: 10
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
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Grace Dieu Priory ruins

Grace Dieu Priory, Thringstone, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 5GJ

An easy walk through part of Gracedieu’s ancient wood, under the Charnwood Forest Railway, along part of the Forest Line Canal and into the romantic ruins of Gracedieu Priory, a 13th Century nunnery, later a Tudor Mansion.

Walk Route: Easy Walk

Wed 29 May 2019
  • 10:00 to 12:00
  • Access: no stiles
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Miles: 2
  • Rail station: Loughborough (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Show more details of History of Gracedieu