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Out Wood & Beacon Hill from Loughborough

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - Jon Ivins

Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km

Ascent - 650 feet / 197 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SK516176
Lat 52.753558 // Long -1.236919
Postcode LE11 3TN (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Leicestershire walk starts from the outskirts of Loughborough and visits the county's highest point The Beacon. The summit offers fine views over a large area of Leicestershire and the East Midlands. The route takes you through The Out Woods with careful navigation and a relevant map necessary to complete the walk. For those requiring refreshments there is a convenient pub in Woodhouse Eaves village. Part of the walk crosses a narrow brook via steppingstones, please take this into account if it has been very rainy.

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.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 246Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 246Digital Map1:25kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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