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Breaston—Kegworth
Brekeg one Pioneer me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 43m Descent 51m
Breaston—Kegworth
Brekeg two Review me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent - Descent -
Breaston—Kegworth
Brekeg three Review me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 255m Descent 245m
Kegworth—Clifton
Kegcli one Verify me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 91m Descent 92m
Kegworth—Keyworth
Kegkey one Review me Distance 20km/12mi Ascent 163m Descent 192m
Kegworth—Long Eaton
Keglon one Verify me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 36m Descent 22m
Kegworth—Long Eaton
Keglon two Review me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 44m Descent 58m
Kegworth—Loughborough
Keglou one Double check Distance 12km/8mi Ascent 73m Descent 71m
Kegworth—Loughborough
Keglou two Verify me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent 29m Descent 32m
Melbourne (South Derbyshire)—Kegworth
Melkeg one Pioneer me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 182m Descent 163m
Melbourne (South Derbyshire)—Kegworth
Melkeg two Pioneer me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent - Descent -
Shepshed—Kegworth
Shekeg one Review me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 125m Descent 101m
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Kegworth, Wed 7 December

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Kegworth’s Slow Ways starting point

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SK4872926675

Lat / Lon

52.83542° / -1.27810°

Easting / Northing

448,729E / 326,675N

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We turn right onto Selby Lane and cross the square under the church and take the road to the left of the Co-Op which leads to a surfaced path. We turn left off this onto Wright's Orchard then right onto another surfaced path that leads us to the edge of the village. The path continues along another field edge to Wysall Road, where we turn left, following a few twists and turns then turning right into the narrow but quiet Fairham Brook Lane, which leads us into Bunny. At Scotland Farm we go right to join the farm road down to Kingston Brook, where we follow the right hand bank over a couple of stiles and then cross a footbridge to the left bank, which we follow into Kingston (the path skirts the edge of the final field rather than using the shortcut shown by the right of way on the map)....

Hugh Hudson

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A walk of three parts, to Long Whatton excellent walk no stiles. 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....

Ken

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After crossing the first of the two canal bridges at the lock, we follow the riverside path (Trent Valley Way), which has a fairly well smoothed gravel surface. We remain by the river as far as a railway bridge - the path crosses the Trent next to the railway and the bridge has access ramps on both sides. Here the Trent navigation separates from the river and we follow the surfaced canal-side path up to the bridge on the B6540, where we rejoin KEYLON 1. As on KEYLON 1, we leave Common Lane at an obvious bend and take the field path straight on....

Hugh Hudson

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Leaving Kegworth, rather than going straight down Nottingham Road and Mill Lane, the route uses the Lovers Walk path, which is narrow and a little overgrown in places - for me this seems like an unnecessary complication. We rejoin Mill Lane and take the short cut path straight on to join Station Road and cross the bridges over the Soar and the canal. Immediately beyond the canal bridge, the riverside path goes down steps to reach the track in the field - the gate where the track joins the road appears to be locked. Having crossed the canal on the road bridge, the route ahead follows the west bank of the Soar, but first there are three bridges to cross, and the third (southernmost) has steps either side of it....

Hugh Hudson

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Kegworth—Long Eaton

Hugh Hudson added Keglon two, a new walk from Kegworth to Long Eaton

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The first part through Clifton is mostly pavements apart from the path past Glapton Wood, but the edge of the urban area is soon reached without trouble. The path across towards Gotham has changed quite significantly in the last two years thanks to the ongoing building work in the fields south of Clifton. The path is soon reached - two old green lanes take you most of the way to the next road and the continuation across the field is obvious. The path soon leaves the road to go through the wood, one of the best parts of the walk....

Hugh Hudson

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I managed to lose the correct line through the gravel workings north of the A453 - as Stephen says the right of way line is no longer possible, as new gravel pits have submerged part of it, but the waymarking of the new route (which is actually shorter if you find it first time) is inadequate when going from south to north, and although it is tempting to create an alternative route that shows the current line, work on the site is ongoing so it is possible the route may change again....

Hugh Hudson

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Melbourne (South Derbyshire)—Kegworth

Chris Hills added Melkeg two, a new walk from Melbourne (South Derbyshire) to Kegworth

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StephenWalker surveyed Keglon one

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Breaston—Kegworth

StephenWalker added Brekeg three, a new walk from Breaston to Kegworth

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There are quiet residential roads leading to the crossing under the railway and then more quiet residential roads lead to the bridge over the river Trent. The route rejoins Long Lane and enters Kegworth on the pavements of quiet residential roads....

StephenWalker

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After the bridge the route follows rights of way across the fields and under the railway to reach Kingston on Soar....

StephenWalker

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After rejoining the road, and crossing over the canal, a footpath between the houses leads to a crossing under the railway and then more quiet residential roads lead to the bridge over the river Trent. After the bridge, a farm track alongside the main road leads to a footpath across the fields....

StephenWalker

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Breaston—Kegworth

Ken added Brekeg two, a new walk from Breaston to Kegworth

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It's a mix of field walking, quiet narrow lanes, pavements alongside a busy road and quiet urban estate roads. Once on the river bridge it becomes essential to cross the busy road as the pavement annoying changes sides....

Ken

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The map suggests walking through an industrial area but in reality it's mostly screened by a belt of greenery providing a good route out of town. After Bishop's Meadow Lock the canal joins the river proper and the path follows a wide grassy track close to the water offering very pleasant walking. It operates on summer weekends only but it offers an opportunity to access Normanton with its community shop and cafe plus the inn, then road and path walk to Zouch. The route crosses the road and joins the canal on the north bank so if you want use of the inn stay on the road, it's then possible to continue further to rejoin the route using a cross field bridleway. I'm not persuaded by the final loop, even those who have named the path would have difficulty walking hand in hand along this narrow neglected path, stay on the road unless a kiss and cuddle is your intention on Lovers Walk....

Ken

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This route is poorley plotted and would be impossible to follow without a detailed map. Initial training and my understanding is that a Slow Way plot should be all that is needed to follow the route....

Ken

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If this walk ended at the midpoint in Gotham then I'd give it 5 stars, it's a lovely mix of open fields, nice villages and wooded areas. However, the public footpath across the fields north of Gotham is completely non-existent, clearly this farmer doesn't take too kindly to walkers on their land. When it does reappear just south of Clifton, it's been diverted by a housing development so there will be heavy machine crossing its path during working hours...

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Breaston—Kegworth

Slow Ways added Brekeg one, a new walk from Breaston to Kegworth

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Kegworth—Clifton

Slow Ways added Kegcli one, a new walk from Kegworth to Clifton

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Kegworth—Keyworth

Slow Ways added Kegkey one, a new walk from Kegworth to Keyworth

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Kegworth—Long Eaton

Slow Ways added Keglon one, a new walk from Kegworth to Long Eaton

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Kegworth—Loughborough

Slow Ways added Keglou one, a new walk from Kegworth to Loughborough

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Kegworth—Loughborough

Slow Ways added Keglou two, a new walk from Kegworth to Loughborough

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Melbourne (South Derbyshire)—Kegworth

Slow Ways added Melkeg one, a new walk from Melbourne (South Derbyshire) to Kegworth

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Shepshed—Kegworth

Slow Ways added Shekeg one, a new walk from Shepshed to Kegworth

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