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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Shepshed and Kegworth.

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Grid Ref SK4801219558
Lat / Lon 52.77151° / -1.28978°
Easting / Northing 448,012E / 319,558N
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Grid Ref SK4872926675
Lat / Lon 52.83542° / -1.27810°
Easting / Northing 448,729E / 326,675N
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Shekeg One's land is

Arable 66.0%
Pasture 11.6%
Urban 20.7%
Woods 1.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



16 Sep 2022

I walked Kegworth to Shepshed along a well plotted route. A walk of three parts, to Long Whatton excellent walk no stiles. Onward to M1 bridge path is enclosed plus stiles. M1 to Shepshed again excellent walking. Nothing special about the landscape. Seats and a porch at Long Whatton church about half way, also two inns just off route.

Pavements on the short sections of busy roads, safe central reservation at by-pass crossing, otherwise very quiet lanes. Minor issues of alignment for plot but paths are well used and marked. South of Slade Farm boundary crossing not on definitive line, redundant stile, now a gap. Busy overhead with landing planes during my walk.

South of Long Whatton a mix of stiles and gates then narrow fenced and a bit overgrown south of Mitchell's Spring Farm, keep to the footpath at the mast, not the track. After the motorway crossing it's back to an excellent wide headland path alongside the wood, then a track becomes a road with pavement. A pleasant approach to Shepshed which has far more shops and services that I had expected.

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