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Leicestershire Short Walks – 29

Carlton – Shackerstone – Odstone – Barton in the Beans

5 miles (8km)

Shackerstone station and the closed footpath bridge

Shackerstone station and the closed footpath bridge

Easy walking in gently undulating countryside. Pleasant villages en route.

Items of interest Carlton village has a little church with a quaint bell tower and spme pretty village houses. Shackerstone has a castle site mound. The canal has colourful boats. There is a railway museum and it is possible to take rides on the steam trains.

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 29 here (.pdf file 200kb)

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