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Old John & Beacon Hill
Introduction to Walk 2315

Photo from the walk - Old John & Beacon Hill

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - James Rhodes

Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This circular walk in rural Leicestershire climbs two of the county's most popular hills - Old John and Beacon Hill. In addition the route includes visits to Ulverscroft Priory and the pretty village of Newtown Linford. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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