Walks from New Parks Library
- 2.5 miles
- 70 minutes
- Pushchair friendly
Two short routes (of about 1 hour) are available from this location. Routes have been created by Ramblers volunteers and are available on the Ramblers website. See links below.
Register (free) on the Ramblers website to view full details and download the route. A number of other short walks (under 3 miles) in Leicester are also available to download free. Longer routes are available to members only.
The Ramblers is Britain’s national walking charity, helping everyone, everywhere experience the joy of walking. Visit the Ramblers website at www.ramblers.org.uk to find out more.
New Parks to Stokeswood Park
Route Summary: This circular walk takes Fosse Lane with its great views of Leicester and the hills to the east. It returns along the disused railway line in Stokeswood Park in the area of the medieval Freak’s Ground. To access this route on the Ramblers website – click here.
Gilroes Memorial Walk from New Parks
Route Summary: A circular walk to Gilroes Cemetery. The noise of the busy New Parks Way and Groby Road contrasts sharply with the peacefulness of the cemetery. The area is a haven for nature with trees and bird boxes, gardens and flowers. To access this route on the Ramblers website – click here.