Best Walks in City of Leicester

Walks, England, Leicestershire

Explore some of the most beautiful parts of City of Leicester with these walking routes.

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  • Preview of Old Railway and Castle Gardens

    Old Railway and Castle Gardens

    Woodgate Resource Centre

    by isbav

    by isbav

    55 minutes / 3.1km
    This circular walk starts at Woodgate and takes in Rally Park (old Railway line) and Castle Gardens. Remember to stay 2 m away from others.
    Water feature Wildlife History
  • Preview of The Made-Up History of Leicester

    The Made-Up History of Leicester

    Leicester City Centre

    by kidscomedyfest

    by kidscomedyfest

    40 minutes / 1.5km
    A history walk around Leicester City Centre - but not quite as you know it! A family friendly jaunt that will take you on quite the journey.
    Wheel friendly Public toilets Refreshments History Dog friendly Child friendly
  • Preview of Castle Hill  Country Park

    Castle Hill Country Park

    Astill Lodge Road

    by isbav

    by isbav

    50 minutes / 2.6km
    Starting from the Beaumont Lodge shops on Astill Lodge Road, this walk takes you around Castle Hill Country Park.
    Wildlife Great views Picnic spot Hilly & steep
  • Preview of Historic Leicester

    Historic Leicester

    Church Gate, Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    40 minutes / 2.1km
    Explore the historical sights of Leicester, taking you around key sights connected to the medieval Leicester Richard III would have know.
    Water feature Refreshments History Dog friendly Child friendly Botanics
  • Preview of Aylestone Meadows and Hall Gardens

    Aylestone Meadows and Hall Gardens

    Aylestone, Leicester

    by btsphilly

    by btsphilly

    45 minutes / 2.8km
    A jaunt around Aylestone, Leicester
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Hilly & steep Dog friendly Botanics
  • Preview of Glenfield Tunnel- Over the Top

    Glenfield Tunnel- Over the Top

    Jowett Close, New Parks

    by isbav

    by isbav

    2 hours / 6.1km
    Starting from Jowett Close, this circular walk around New Parks and Glenfield tells the story of the historic Glenfield Tunnel below ground
    Public transport History
  • Preview of Leicester City Art Walk

    Leicester City Art Walk

    Saint Georges, Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    25 minutes / 0.7km
    A walk around St Georges Cultural Quarter. Gaze at the dynamic street art, with thanks to GraffWerk, the Leicester based street art agency.
    Wheel friendly Great views Refreshments Public transport Picnic spot Parking
  • Preview of Castle Gardens and River Soar Walk

    Castle Gardens and River Soar Walk

    Leicester City Centre, Leicester

    by btsphilly

    by btsphilly

    1 hour / 4.7km
    A walk around Leicester City Centre, Leicester
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Dog friendly Botanics
  • Preview of Bennion Pools Nature Area

    Bennion Pools Nature Area

    Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    30 minutes / 1.4km
    Relax with nature on this pleasant green walk around Bennion Pools in Beaumont Leys.
    Parking Child friendly Water feature Wildlife Public transport
  • Preview of Castle Gardens 5km Leicester

    Castle Gardens 5km Leicester

    Leicester City Centre, Leicester

    by davehh

    by davehh

    1hr 10m / 5.6km
    A stroll through Leicester City Centre, Leicester
  • Preview of Explore the Soar

    Explore the Soar

    Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    40 minutes / 2.2km
    An exploration of the river soar with the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust
    Picnic spot Child friendly Great views Water feature Wildlife Botanics
  • Preview of Canal Art Walk

    Canal Art Walk

    Grand Union Canal, Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    40 minutes / 2km
    A walk along Grand Union Canal to see the art murals capturing the wildlife of the area, including a detour into Abbey Park.
    Wildlife Water feature Picnic spot Dog friendly Botanics
  • Preview of St Matthews to Abbey Park, circular

    St Matthews to Abbey Park, circular

    St Matthews Centre, Leicester

    by isbav

    by isbav

    1hr 30m / 4.8km
    A walk from St Matthews Neighbourhood Centre to Abbey Park and back. Remember to stay 2 m away from others at all times to stay safe.
    Great views Water feature Wildlife Child friendly
  • Preview of Factory Trail: City Centre

    Factory Trail: City Centre

    Jubilee Square, Leicester

    by isbav

    by isbav

    1hr 10m / 3.7km
    This walk passes some of the former industrial buildings remaining in Leicester which provided employment and wealth to the city
    History Child friendly Wheel friendly
  • Preview of Bridges over the River Soar

    Bridges over the River Soar

    Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    1 hour / 3.3km
    This walk heads to the riverside and National Space Centre via the new Charles Bennion footbridge.
    Public toilets Dog friendly Child friendly Public transport Water feature Wildlife
  • Preview of New Parks Library to Western Park

    New Parks Library to Western Park

    New Parks Library, Leicester

    by isbav

    by isbav

    1 hour / 4.1km
    A walk from New Parks Library to Western Park and back. Remember to stay 2 m away from other people at all times to stay safe.
    Public toilets Child friendly Wildlife Great views
  • Preview of DMU Medieval Campus Walk

    DMU Medieval Campus Walk

    Castle Gardens, Leicester

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    by choosehowyoumovelcc

    20 minutes / 0.7km
    Explore the medieval history of DMU’s campus, gaining an insight into the city’s ancient origins, with DMU Heritage Centre.
    Great views History Child friendly Botanics
  • Preview of Belgrave Library to Ellis Meadows

    Belgrave Library to Ellis Meadows

    Belgrave Library, Leicester

    by isbav

    by isbav

    55 minutes / 3.1km
    A walk from Belgrave Library to the peaceful Ellis Meadows and back. Remember to stay 2 m away from others to keep safe when exercising.
    History Botanics Water feature Wildlife Child friendly Wheel friendly

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