Download GPS FileOld John & Beacon Hill
This circular walk climbs two of Leicestershire's most popular hills, also visiting Ulverscroft Priory and the pretty village of Newtown Linford. Although there are two fairly long climbs, the paths are very clear and the going easy throughout. Bradgate Park and Beacon Hill can both be very busy on summer weekends, and those seeking peace might prefer this walk in the week. The walk is described from the large pay-and-display car-park serving Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford, but there are several other car-parks close to the route and also limited street parking in both Newtown Linford and Woodhouse Eaves.
GPS Files - Notes
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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.
These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.
GPS files - right click or option-click the button and choose "Save As..." to download this file.
|Ordnance Survey Explorer 246||Sheet Map||1:25k||BUY|
|Anquet OS Explorer 246||Digital Map||1:25k||BUY|
|Ordnance Survey Landranger 129||Sheet Map||1:50k||BUY|
|Anquet OS Landranger 129||Digital Map||1:50k||BUY|
|Ordnance Survey Landranger 140||Sheet Map||1:50k||BUY|
|Anquet OS Landranger 140||Digital Map||1:50k||BUY|
It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
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