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image for Guided Walk item typeA Circular walk from Swannington at Hough Mill

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Walk, Sat 25 May 2019, free entry

Hough Windmill

Hough Windmill

Address

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

Details

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. The route has woodland, path, road and field (arable and livestock) walking. Some sections may be muddy and/or overgrown.
Booking essential. Please bring a packed lunch.

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

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic siteAccepts groups

Dogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 May 2019 10:00

Prices

Free entry

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

General

  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • stairs to each floor

  • YesClear signage

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Directions

See location of Hough Mill on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 414170  Lat: 52.74923 Long: -1.38756

Hough Windmill is just outside the village of Swannington.

Parking: free