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Peatling Magna & Arnesby From Countesthorpe

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SP585954
Lat 52.553308 // Long -1.138629
Postcode LE8 5PT (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Countestorpe is a large village six miles to the south of Leicester. There is a regular bus service Arriva 85 (see timetable) from Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station. To start the walk go south along Main St, with St Andrew's Church on your right. Continue past the left and right-hand bends and then go up Austrey Lane, which is on the corner of the second left-hand bend.

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