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Leicestershire Walk
Thornton Reservoir

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km    Ascent - 25 feet / 8 metres

Time - 1 hours 20 minutes    Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SK470073
Lat 52.66139 // Long -1.306537
Postcode LE67 1AN (approx. location only)
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Walk Route Description

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This is an easy walk on a wide flat surface. The walk is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. It can also be added to walk 1591 (Ratby - Thornton walk) if people wish to make this walk longer. There is a refreshment lodge on the footpath. Car parking is available either end of Reservoir Road.

The route needs no explanation and all you need to decide is which way round you want to go. The path ahead is always clear and navigation is never a problem.



Other walks nearby

Walk 1543 Desford, Botcheston and Thornton (Reservoir) from Ratby - moderate - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

Walk 1591 Thornton Reservoir From Ratby - easy/mod - 6.3 miles/10.2 km

Walk 2315 Old John & Beacon Hill - easy/mod - 8.8 miles/14.2 km

Walk 1487 Blackbrook Reservoir & Nanpantan from Mount St Bernard - moderate - 12.0 miles/19.5 km

Walk 3486 Sutton Cheney & Market Bosworth - easy/mod - 7.4 miles/12 km

Walk 1540 Wood Brook and Buck Hill from Nanpantan Reservoir - easy - 2.5 miles/4.1 km

Walk 2941 Out Wood & Beacon Hill from Loughborough - easy/mod - 6.8 miles/11.1 km

Walk 3087 Normanton Park & Desford Crossroads from Croft - moderate - 11.5 miles/18.7 km

Walk 1840 Sharnford & Claybrooke Magna from Sapcote - easy/mod - 10.0 miles/16.3 km

Walk 1441 Broughton Astley, Leire, Claybrooke Magna & Sharnford - easy/mod - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

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