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Holdenby from East Haddon

County/Area - Northamptonshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.9 miles / 9.6 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SP668681
Lat 52.306962 // Long -1.021679
Postcode NN6 8BU (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Northamptonshire walk explores the rolling countryside to the east of the village of East Haddon. The route includes glimpses of the Elizabethan Palace of Holdenby House, visits an interesting 14th century church and offers some lovely views across rural landscapes. The start is the village of East Haddon where limited on street parking is available in Church Lane (grid ref. SP668681) which leads south from the Parish Church on Main Street.

GPS Files - Notes

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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 223Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 152Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 152Digital Map1:50kBUY

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

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Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.

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