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Great Glen and Burton Overy
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Photo from the walk - Great Glen and Burton Overy

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Time - 3 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

This easy Leicestershire walk explores the countryside to the east of Leicester. The start is the village of Great Glen with the circular route visiting nearby Burton Overy.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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