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Walking Close to Melton Mowbray

Walking Close to Melton Mowbray

by: Clive Brown
One of a range of 'no frills' local walking guide booklets which admirably achieve their objective of getting you out in the countryside amongst beautiful scenery on carefully chosen routes full of interest. The directions are clear and precise and the pencil drawn sketch maps are particularly attractive as well as practical.

This guide describes ten varied and interesting circular walks in Leicestershire close to the town of Melton Mowbray. Distances vary from four to nine miles. The town is synonymous with pork pies and Stilton cheese. Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe on Nottingham Street, where you can watch a demonstration of traditional hand raising craftsmanship has made pies since 1851. Stilton cheese is believed to have first been produced in Little Dalby Hall in the early years of the 18th century. Frances Pawlett began making Stilton in Wymondham a few years later.

The walk locations are:
Melton Country Park, Great Framlands and Scalford - 6 miles
Melton Mowbray and Old Guadaloupe - 4 miles
Ab Kettleby, Wartnaby and Saxelbye - 5.25 miles
Great Dalby and Moscow Lane - 5 miles
Burrough-on-the-Hill and Thorne Satchville - 5.25 miles
Kirby Bellars and Ashby Pastures - 9.25 miles
Grimston, Wartnaby and Nether Broughton - 6.75 miles
Kirby Bellars and Old Lock Water - 5.5 miles
Burton Lazars and Brentingby - 5 miles
Burrough Hill, Burton Lazars and Little Dalby - 7.75 miles

ISBN 9781907669200 Pages 28 (2004 reprinted 2019) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 2.20

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