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Sutton Cheney & Market Bosworth

County/Area - Leicestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km

Ascent - 420 feet / 127 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SP411994
Lat 52.590853 // Long -1.394744
Postcode CV13 6DS (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Leicestershire walk explores the area to the south of Market Bosworth which includes Bosworth Park, the village of Sutton Chaney and the battlefield of Bosworth Field where Richard II lost his crown to Henry Tudor in 1485. The start is the car park beside the Ashby de la Zouch canal at Sutton Wharf (grid ref. SP411994), which lies south-west of Sutton Cheney.

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 232Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Explorer 233Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 233Digital Map1:25kBUY

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

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