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image for Guided Walk item typeHistory of Gracedieu at Grace Dieu Priory

  • Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Guided Walk, Wed 29 May 2019, £3

LEICS & RUTLAND HERITAGE FORUM

Grace Dieu Priory ruins

Grace Dieu Priory ruins

Contact

Friends of Gracedieu

Address

Thringstone,
Coalville,
Leicestershire,
LE67 5GJ

Details

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. Learn about some of the area’s long and varied history along
the way. Learn about some of the area's long and varied history along the way.
Learn about some of the area's long and varied history along the way.

Walk Route: Easy Walk

Access: no stiles

Duration: 2 hours

Miles: 2

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic siteAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 29 May 2019 10:00 to 12:00
Meet at Bulls Head car park, Thringstone LE67 8LT

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Directions

See location of Grace Dieu Priory on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 442158  Lat: 52.73803 Long: -1.34678

Exit M1 at junction 23 follow A512, Loughborough to Ashby Road. Parking is available at the Bulls Head, Thringstone 300 yards away.


Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 9.7 km from Loughborough station