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Ashby Folville


Slow Ways linking Ashby Folville and Houghton on the Hill, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Syston

Great Britain / Leicestershire / Ashby Folville

Ashby Folville’s four Slow Ways are 25% checked

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 2/4
verified: 0/4
and surveyed: 0/4

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Walk to Ashby Folville from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Ashby Folville—Melton Mowbray
Ashbmel one

Double check Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 129m Descent 119m
Ashby Folville—Melton Mowbray
Ashbmel two Review me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 128m Descent 135m
Ashby Folville—Oakham
Ashoak one Pioneer me Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 267m Descent 291m
Houghton on the Hill—Ashby Folville
Houash one Review me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 135m Descent 222m
Syston—Ashby Folville
Sysash one Pioneer me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 65m Descent 36m

Collective progress

50% of Ashby Folville’s four route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified









1 people have contributed to Ashby Folville’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

2 people have surveyed a route in Ashby Folville

33km out of 60km have been walked and reviewed

33km of reviews have been shared in Ashby Folville

Latest Updates

We cross another path then turn right to reach a lane, where we go right a short distance then take the field path sharp left that takes us out to Pasture Lane. Here we go left a few yards and take the lane right towards Grange Farm, leaving it to cross the field towards the right of the buildings. More field paths take us to the edge of Ashby Folville, where we turn right onto the Leicestershire Round, then left down Highfield End to reach the Ashby Folville meeting point opposite the Carington Arms (sic) pub....

Hugh Hudson

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Ashby Folville—Melton Mowbray

Hugh Hudson added Ashbmel two, a new walk from Ashby Folville to Melton Mowbray

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A little lower down we head right into the fields on the path that leads up to South Croxton Road, then find the enclosed path past the burial ground to join Barsby Road, which we follow most of the way through South Croxton. When we emerge we pass the enclosed parts of Waterloo Lodge Farm to the left, then continue across fields and past Hungarton Park (note that the waymarked path does NOT go through the garden!) and across the farm lane to emerge on Baggrave Road. I missed the point where the bridleway cuts diagonally across the field, but fortunately the increasing wetness of the lane ahead forced me to consult the map and was soon back on the right track, which leads past Redvers Farm to Uppingham Road, where we turn left and follow the pavement into Houghton, where the meeting point is at the Rose and Crown bus stop, which has a shelter....

Hugh Hudson

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Most of this route is good, but the path south from Redbrook Crescent is blocked by housing development work, so I had to find an alternative, which I have submitted as ASHBMEL 2 after tidying it a little. The photos are taken from both sides of the obstruction. For a more detailed review see ASHBMEL 2....

Hugh Hudson

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Ashby Folville—Melton Mowbray

Slow Ways added Ashbmel one, a new walk from Ashby Folville to Melton Mowbray

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Ashby Folville—Oakham

Slow Ways added Ashoak one, a new walk from Ashby Folville to Oakham

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Houghton on the Hill—Ashby Folville

Slow Ways added Houash one, a new walk from Houghton on the Hill to Ashby Folville

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Syston—Ashby Folville

Slow Ways added Sysash one, a new walk from Syston to Ashby Folville

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Ashby Folville, Mon 5 June



Ashby Folville’s Slow Ways starting point

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Lat / Lon

52.70220° / -0.95606°

Easting / Northing

470,638E / 312,123N


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