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Burton Overy from Great Glen
Introduction to Walk 3338

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - David McMahon

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Time - 1 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

A short Leicestershire walk, ideal for evening stroll, that explores the countryside to the east of Great Glen. Route finding is generally easy although a relevant map would be useful.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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