Medium Walks Group
Leader Carole Harriman 01530 222634
13th November. PackingtonThirteen of us set out on the 13th from Packington - the omens were not set fair!
However, we all returned safely after a gently undulating six mile walk through the Leicestershire countryside. Making our way across the fields, we returned to civilisation (?) to pass underneath the A42 before traversing the golf course. Fortunately, we appeared to be ahead of the golfers and did not have to dodge any flying golf balls.
From there, our route took us through the woods and along the farm track to Oakthorpe. After the village, we traversed the fields to recross the A42 and pass through one side of Measham with a little road walking before turning onto a green lane. Turning off across a few rough pasture fields, we encountered a little mud but nothing too threatening before passing by Champneys Springs to follow the path to Normandy Wood. From there it was an easy walk across the field to re-enter Packington along the lane and regain our cars.
Photos by Margaret Howlett & John Dogherty
|date||start time||meeting / start point||leader||duration / distance|
|11th Dec||9.45 for 10 am start||Meet at Ferrers Arms, Lount. To walk to Staunton Harold and back, then a meal at The Ferrers Arms.|