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The Short Walking Group

Leader:  John Howlett - ShortWalk@ashbyu3a.co.uk - phone 01530 461774


The leader will be at the meeting place whatever the weather and only cancel the walk in consultation with those who turn up on the day. All dogs must be kept under control at all times. Good shoes are recommended. Be prepared for bad weather by taking warm WATERPROOF clothing. Leaders act in a voluntary capacity. All ramblers walk at their own risk. The walk will be about 2 or 3 miles and not include stiles.


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Friday 16th October. From Moira Furnace to Donisthorpe and back.

This month five of us started from the Moira furnace car park by the children's play area. Despite some early drizzle we set off across the playing field, through some woods and into Park Road. Another trail took us back to the lime kilns before setting off along the canalside towards Donisthorpe. Back up the old railway track brought us to the other end of Park Road and the wooded path out to the canal again. This time we turned left along to the Moira Furnace café. Despite the drizzle starting again, most were able to sit outside for a coffee under what little shelter there is.

Photos by Mike Stow


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