Walks from Rushey Mead Recreation Centre, Gleneagles Avenue

Length:
2.5 miles
Duration:
1 hour
Difficulty:
Easy
Direction:
Circular
Pushchair friendly
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Summary

Four short routes (of up to 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. 

 

Rushey Mead to Belgrave Hall

Route Summary: This walk starts from the Rushey Mead Recreation Centre on Gleneagles Avenue. This 2.5 mile circular walk passes the green spaces of Rushey Mead School’s sports grounds and Rushey Fields Recreation Ground. It then progresses to the Belgrave Hall Conservation Area before returning. To access this route on the Ramblers website – click here. 

 

Rushey Mead to the River Soar

Route Summary: This walk starts from the Rushey Mead Recreation Centre on Gleneagles Avenue. This short circular walk uses a quiet tree lined path by a stream to take in a short, pretty stretch of the River Soar which is close to the busy A46 and Watermead Park. To access this route on the Ramblers website – click here. 

 

Rushey Mead to Appleton Park and Rushey Fields Rec

Route Summary: This walk starts from the Rushey Mead Recreation Centre on Gleneagles Avenue. This short circular walk takes in the delightful Appleton Park with its quiet open spaces and also the more open Rushey Fields Recreation Ground. Return is through the newly extended Soar Valley College. To access this route on the Ramblers website – click here. 

 

Rushey Mead to the Watermead Park Mammoth

Route Summary: This walk starts from the Rushey Mead Recreation Centre on Gleneagles Avenue. This pleasant short circular walk takes in nice views of the River Soar and Turnery Lake in Watermead Country Park with the option of a visit to the Woolly Mammoth. Return is via Soar Valley College. To access this route on the Ramblers website – click here. 

 

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