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Leicestershire Short Walks – 23

Leire and Frolesworth 4.5 miles (7km)

The old rail line at Leire

The old rail line at Leire

Gently up and down. Easy walking with good views.

Items of interest Frolesworth almshouses, founded in 1725 with ten later ones added in 1760 by Baron John Smith, a high flying local boy who remembered his birth place village in a generous and practical way. The church has very interesting monuments and some 15th century glass.

Please read the introduction to the original book updated for the web published walks.

The written description and map is a .pdf file which you can print and take with you on the walk.

Download walk 23 here  (.pdf file 200kb)

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