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Charnwood Peaks Walk


26 km / 16 miles
This walk takes you to the four peaks that define Charnwood Forest, part of the National Forest and northwest of Leicester. Along the way you will pass the oldest rocks in Britain, visit historic deer parks and take in some spectacular views. Charnwood Forest is famed for its craggy hills and dry stone walls, but is also rich in wildlife. Look out for buzzards circling on the updrafts from the hills. Information is downloadable below or from the listed website.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Start and Finish: SK522097 - Bradgate Park car park, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Charnwood Peaks Walk

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External download Charnwood Peaks : 15 mile long walk  (National Forest ) Download


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Route Profile:

26.1 km (16.2 miles)
602 m (1,975 ft) ascent
266 m (873 ft)  maximum height

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