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Earl Shilton

Leicestershire


Slow Ways linking Earl Shilton and Broughton Astley, Desford, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Narborough

England / Leicestershire / Earl Shilton

Earl Shilton’s five Slow Ways are 45% checked

Drawn: 5/5
reviewed: 3/5
verified: 1/5
and surveyed: 0/5

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Walk to Earl Shilton from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Earl Shilton—Broughton Astley
Earbro one Pioneer me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 89m Descent 58m
Earl Shilton—Desford
Eardes one Verify me Distance 7km/4mi Ascent 83m Descent 63m
Earl Shilton—Narborough
Earnar one

Double check Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 124m Descent 78m
Earl Shilton—Narborough
Earnar two Review me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent - Descent -
Hinckley—Earl Shilton
Hinear one

Survey me Distance 7km/4mi Ascent 69m Descent 67m
Hinckley—Earl Shilton
Hinear two Review me Distance 7km/4mi Ascent - Descent -
Market Bosworth—Earl Shilton
Marear one Pioneer me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 112m Descent 92m

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Collective progress

46% of Earl Shilton’s five route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

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5 people have contributed to Earl Shilton’s Slow Ways

1 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Earl Shilton

42km out of 62km have been walked and reviewed

69km of reviews have been shared in Earl Shilton

Latest Updates

A mix of pasture and cropped fields some large but as always in Leicestershire gates and yellow topped posts make the going easy. Crossing a road we enter wide open space but the yellow topped posts were visible to show me the way and gates made boundary crossing simple, unlike the start where there were stiles. Under the power cables then a bridge leads into a pleasant strip of pasture after those large cropped fields. A pleasant recreation ground might offer a seat if you plan to continue beyond Desford and a shop will provide any needs....

Ken

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Earl Shilton—Narborough

David Sanderson added Earnar two, a new walk from Earl Shilton to Narborough

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Hinckley—Earl Shilton

David Sanderson added Hinear two, a new walk from Hinckley to Earl Shilton

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The left option has no steps or ramp and is a drop down to the road. Seemingly minor, but if not corrected and the correct option not made more obvious, future walkers will ask why no one mentioned it before!...

David Sanderson

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As you leave the village, you follow a the main road which has no pavement, but the road is straight and the verge is wide. Having crossed a bridge over the A47 you then leave Thurlaston Lane to walk along Earl Shilton Road, a quiet lane with no pavement but with great sight lines and is relaxing enough to able to enjoy the open countryside....

David Sanderson

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You're inexplicably required to leave the road you're on (through a building!) and then follow an alleyway back on to the road you started on....

David Sanderson

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David Sanderson took this photo on Hinear one

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A well marked combination of paths across a golf course, through a wood and then across a common deliver you to a very straight combination of paths and roads to the centre of Earl Shilton....

David Sanderson

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David Sanderson took this photo on Hinear two

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As the route continues it passes through, and around the edge of, more fields, before hitting a residential road that leads all the way to Desford where there is a cafe and pub, very close to the routes end....

Dan Phelan

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I started this SlowWays path in Hinckley town centre, where there are plenty of shops, cafes and amenities....

Dan Phelan

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The route begins in the town centre, passes through a few residential streets before taking a jitty down the side of a school college and out onto Hinckley golf course....

wrkjlr

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If it's hot, you can walk through the woods; the lane will take you down to the car park where there is a great cafe; or cross the open meadows....

Andrew Wells

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Earl Shilton—Broughton Astley

Slow Ways added Earbro one, a new walk from Earl Shilton to Broughton Astley

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Earl Shilton—Desford

Slow Ways added Eardes one, a new walk from Earl Shilton to Desford

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Earl Shilton—Narborough

Slow Ways added Earnar one, a new walk from Earl Shilton to Narborough

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Hinckley—Earl Shilton

Slow Ways added Hinear one, a new walk from Hinckley to Earl Shilton

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Market Bosworth—Earl Shilton

Slow Ways added Marear one, a new walk from Market Bosworth to Earl Shilton

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Earl Shilton, Sat 2 March

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Earl Shilton’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SP4635297742

Lat / Lon

52.57555° / -1.31744°

Easting / Northing

446,352E / 297,742N

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