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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Corby/

Category:Corby
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The Category Corby is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Corby which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Corby/

Category:Corby
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The following Corby Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Great Oakley & District U3A

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Daventry/

Category:Daventry
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The Category Daventry is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Daventry which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/East-Northamptonshire/

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The Category East Northamptonshire is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with East Northamptonshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Kettering/

Category:Kettering
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The Category Kettering is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Kettering which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Kettering/

Category:Kettering
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The following Kettering Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Kettering Borough Council

- Walking for Health - Kettering

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Northampton/

Category:Northampton
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The Category Northampton is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Northampton which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Peterborough/

Category:Peterborough
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The Category Peterborough is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Peterborough which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Peterborough/

Category:Peterborough
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The following Peterborough Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - Peterborough

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Northamptonshire/

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The Category South Northamptonshire is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with South Northamptonshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Northamptonshire/

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The following South Northamptonshire Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - South Northamptonshire

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Wellingborough/

Category:Wellingborough
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The Category Wellingborough is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Wellingborough which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.barnackparishcouncil.org

Category:Peterborough
Overview

Descriptions of a series of circular walks issued by Parishes in Barnack Ward.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedford_Purlieus_National_Nature_Reserve

Category:Peterborough
Size (acreage)520
Overview

'211 hectares (520 acres) of ancient woodland in Cambridgeshire, in the United Kingdom. It is a national nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest owned and managed by the Forestry Commission.'

Description from

Wikipedia

www.bugbrookelink.co.uk/Strollers/index.htm

Overview

'Leisurely walking group catering for older walkers who wish to enjoy a stroll through the countryside on a weekly basis. They meet each Thursday at 10am and each walk takes about 2 hours.  About once a month the walk is in the Parish of Bugbrooke but on other occasions a short car journey is taken to surrounding villages with the walk starting and finishing from the agreed parking place. '

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby/trails/canons-ashby-history-walk

Category:Daventry
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'Canons Ashby is a hidden treasure in the heart of rural Northamptonshire; the Rose of the Shires. Built near the site of a 13th-century priory, the Elizabethan manor house is set in a tranquil ancient landscape ... '

Description from

National Trust

www.corby.gov.uk/home/leisure-culture/parks-open-spaces/corbys-woodlan...

Category:Corby
Overview

'You will find lots of useful information about how you can become more active through walking and appreciate what Corby Borough has to offer in the way of local parks and open spaces.' ALERT This Entry originally contained Links to details of the 34-mile Around Corby Walk. See instead now the description in GPS Cycle and Walking Routes.

See also

Around Corby [GPS Cycle and Walking Routes]

www.daventrydc.gov.uk/leisure/daventry-country-park/

Category:Daventry
Size (acreage)140
Overview

'There are circular, way marked and hard-surfaced trails through woodlands, meadows and close to the reservoir with wheelchair accessible bird hides to stop and view the wildlife. With its large reservoir where you can feed the ducks, adventure playground, numerous picnic spots, nature trail and a wealth of wildlife, Daventry Country Park is a great family day out.'

Description from

Daventry District Council

www.northampton.gov.uk/info/200244/parks-and-open-spaces/306/delapre-p...

Category:Northampton
Size (acreage)500
Overview

'Delapré is one of the most beautiful public gardens in Northampton and its grounds and the gardens can be enjoyed at all times of the year. This attractive area of 8 acres lies in the southern part of the town just off the main London Road, with open parkland of about 500 acres adjoining the Gardens. At the southern end of the Delapre estate lie Delapre Woods. These were originally cleared and planted when the gardens were laid out. Some fine oak, sweet chestnut and beech remain from this planting.'

Description from

Northampton Borough Council

www.corby.gov.uk/home/leisure-culture/parks-open-spaces/east-carlton-c...

Category:Corby
Overview

'Situated on the edge of the beautiful Welland Valley. The Heritage Centre in the converted coach house and stables houses a display featuring the history of Corby and the development of the iron and steel industry in the town.'

Description from

Corby Borough Council

www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/visitors

Overview

'A network of footpaths and bridleways allow you to plan anything from a short walk to a full days hike. '

See also

Walking [nenevalley]

www.florevillage.co.uk

Category:Daventry
Overview

'Flore now has some nominated local walks to do around our village ...'

www.facebook.com/groups/1942574285969214/

Overview

'Join us for a leisurely ramble with a friendly group. We are an independent walking club. Our aims are to keep local paths open and to provide an enjoyable programme of walks in the countryside of Northamptonshire and neighbouring counties.' Alert 'Our webpage is no longer available, that's because we have moved over to Facebook, the Group is still running and walking every other week, keeping the local footpaths open.'

www.vagabonds.org.uk

Category:Wellingborough
Overview

'We are a UK walking club based at Wellingborough, in Northamptonshire ... We support and assist with the England IML International "Waendel Walk" in May each year which is also based in Wellingborough ... The organisation is a member of the British Walking Federation (BWF) and, through this, a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).'

kettering-and-district-rambling-club.org.uk

Category:Kettering
Overview

'Established in 1937 and exists to: * Promote walking, friendship and enjoyment of the countryside in and around Northamptonshire; * Increase awareness of the many attractive areas within a short distance of Kettering; * Protect and champion the right of access along designated Rights of Way.'

www.ldwa.org.uk/bedsbucksandnorthants

Overview

'Greetings fellow walkers and welcome to BBN. Our group covers the three counties of Beds, Bucks and Northants, a large geographical area with a wide range of landscapes both natural and altered by man. The Chilterns have great views in all directions and some short but steep "ups". We offer two Challenge walks each year to entice you to our part of England and Social walks on most Thursdays and Sundays. Do come and join us - you can be sure of a warm welcome AND a good walk.'

www.nenepark.org.uk/visit-us/things-to-do

Category:Peterborough
Overview

'The diversity of Nene Park makes it a special place. The variety of habitats from woodlands and meadow through to lakes and waterways creates a haven for wildlife. The distinct areas which form Nene Park are connected by the River Nene which runs through them for six miles.'

Description from

Nene Park Trust

www.northamptonra.org.uk

Category:Northampton
Overview

'We are a group of 450 members. ... Membership benefits include our map library, our newsletter and other facilities on this website (local walk descriptions and updated maps).'

sites.google.com/site/northamptonoutdoorgroup/home

Category:Northampton
Overview

'The Group comprises people of all ages and backgrounds and various levels of fitness. Although many members are keen walkers, most group events are relatively non-challenging to allow all members to participate.'

www.lgrtr.org.uk

Overview

'We are a group of people in their 20s, 30s and 40s, from in and around Northamptonshire, who enjoy walking, scrambling, climbing and generally having a bit of fun. Our walks are now on most weekends and range from short local walks to longer hikes in more interesting areas a bit further afield, such as the Peak District, Cotswolds, Chilterns, South Downs etc.'

www.pyw.org.uk

Category:Peterborough
Overview

'We are a friendly walking group in our 20s, 30s, and 40s who enjoy being outdoors and meet up every other Sunday throughout the year in all weathers! Our programme offers walks and social activities to suit all tastes and abilities. But don't worry you don't have to do everything - join us whenever it suits.'

www.ramblers.org.uk/cambridgeshire-peterborough

Category:Peterborough
Overview

'The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area committee is in the process of being reorganised and refreshed, and whilst this is happening Ramblers’ staff team are helping with the essential work of supporting groups.' (12 February 2016)

www.northantsramblers.org.uk

Overview

'The Area consists of 5 Groups, each aiming to promote walking, arrange locally led walks and protect our rights of way. We also organise campaigning events, rallies and promotional events.'

www.rockingham-forestwalkers.com

Category:Corby
Overview

'We are a Northamptonshire (UK) based walking club of the British Walking Federation (BWF) and we aim to promote walking as a friendly and healthy pastime for all ages. All of our walks are based on countryside public footpaths, bridleways and quiet lanes, some walks may be muddy during adverse British weather conditions.

See also

Rockingham Forest [Wikipedia]

www.southnorthants.gov.uk/info/3/leisure-and-culture

Overview

'Details of countryside, canalside, village and town footpaths and walking trails can be found ... '

See also

Short Walks Leaflets [Northamptonshire County Council]

www.northamptonshireparks.co.uk/sywell-country-park/Pages/default.aspx

Category:Wellingborough
Overview

'Offers meadowland and lakeside walks, with a small arboretum of exotic trees and Edwardian buildings still surviving from its past role as a water supply reservoir with a water works heritage trail to guide you round.'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

www.the-walking-club.co.uk

Category:Peterborough
Overview

'Formed in 1991, our Club arranges walks/hikes on Sundays on a fortnightly basis. Although being based in the Peterborough and Stamford area, we explore the countryside throughout England, Scotland and Wales. We extend our range by overnight stays mainly in Youth Hostels.'

www.waendel.org.uk

Category:Wellingborough
Overview

'Formed in 1981 and became the first club to join the BWF (IVV). We are the most active club in the Federation. All walks are registered with the BWF(IVV) and on completing an event you can claim a stamp towards the IVV Award Scheme.'

www.ramblers.org.uk/wellingborough

Category:Wellingborough
Overview

'Formed in 1991, a friendly group, we lead interesting local walks throughout the week, protect rights of way and promote walking.'

www.english-walks.co.uk/Ashby-St-Ledgers.html

Category:Daventry
Distance (miles)11
Overview

'This walk of 17kms/11 miles from Ashby St. Ledgers includes walking along The Jurassic Way, goes via Braunston and then The Grand Union and Leicester Canals towpaths to Norton Jc and returns to Ashby St. Ledgers.'

Description from

Beautiful England Walks and Photos

www.bshs.org.uk/travel-guide/borough-hill-daventry

Category:Daventry
Overview

'The BBC ceased their broadcasting from Daventry in 1992, and demolished the two 500ft aerial masts that had sat on top of Borough Hill. Borough Hill itself is now owned by Daventry District Council and is a very pleasant country park. Visitors can walk around the site, which has a long history prior to the BBC’s arrival ...'

See also

Borough Hill [Daventry District Council]

www.northamptonra.org.uk/samples/braunston.html

Category:Daventry
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Gently undulating countryside. It can be muddy, but there are no stiles!'

www.burtonlatimer.org/go-for-a-walk/

Category:Kettering
Overview

'A variety of scenic walks in and around Burton Latimer ... Burton Latimer is the location of the first wind farm in Northamptonshire. Burton Wold wind farm, operated by Your Energy has 10 turbines, producing enough electricity to power around 8,500 homes annually. It is also home to the Weetabix food company.'

However, not all the walks listed seem to have descriptions attached ...

Description from

Burton Latimer Online

www.spanglefish.com/thecoldashbyrambler/walksaroundcoldashby.asp

Category:Daventry
Overview

'Cold Ashby is a small rural community in the Northamptonshire Uplands. It is not within the boundaries of a National Park, nor is it an accepted tourist area like its neighbours in the Cotswolds. It is situated in an area of beautiful undulating farmland which, for me, encapsulates the appeal of the English countryside. There are some delightful walks in close proximity which, as former Parish Path Warden, I would like to share with you as a visitor to this site ...'

Description from

The Cold Ashby Rambler

www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/

Distance (miles)20
Overview

'Long distance footpath running 20 miles through beautiful countryside in the heart of England. The trail starts in Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire and ends in Kineton, Warwickshire.'

Description from

The Battlefields Trust

www.gayton-northants.co.uk/about_gayton/gaytonwalks/index.html

Overview

'Three booklets of local walks have been published by the Gayton Walkers Group.'

Description from

Gayton Walkers

www.geddington.net/walks/

Category:Kettering
Overview

'The original drawings and text of the walks were done by Ian Spencer in 1993. Ian was a Parish Councillor and Footpath Warden.  Some of the text has been updated ...'

Description from

Geddington.net

www.waterways.org.uk/waterways/canals_rivers/grand_union_canal_leicest...

Category:Daventry
Distance (miles)41
Overview

'The Leicester Line of the Grand Union Canal runs from Norton Junction on the main line of the Grand Union Canal to the River Soar Navigation at West Bridge in Leicester. The Canal is 41.2 (66.5 km) miles long and has 41 locks. There are arms to: Welford (1.6 miles - 2.6 km - 1 lock - joins at Welford Junction) and  Market Harborough (5.5 miles - 7.7 km - no locks - joins at Foxton Junction).'

See also

Leicester Line Canal Walk [LDWA]

www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/brackley

Overview

'Brackley is a very small market town, in rural Northamptonshire, on the main road between Northampton and Oxford. Until after the War, the town was little larger than a large village, with a market place and 2 - 3,000 residents ...'

www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/northampton

Category:Northampton
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'One of the leading medieval communities in England, Northampton's Jews were given the boot in 1290. However, seven centuries later they would return to give the boot to Northampton.'

www.southnorthants.gov.uk/downloads/download/433/walking-in-south-nort...

Distance (miles)12
Overview

'Visits Foxley, Farthingstone and Fawsley Park to end in Greens Norton at the northern terminus of the Grafton Way. Much of the route passes through attractive countryside formerly owned by the Knightley Family of Fawsley Hall.'

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/...

Distance (miles)10
Overview

'A beautiful walk from Brigstock, through Wadenhoe, incorporating the historic Lyveden New Bield.'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/...

Category:Daventry
Distance (miles)70
Overview

'Long distance recreational route which follows the River Nene for some 70 miles through Northamptonshire.'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

www.northampton.gov.uk/downloads/file/3420/northampton-heritage-trail

Category:Northampton
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'Whether you are a visitor to Northampton, or indeed a resident or live nearby, you may be surprised at the many fascinating glimpses of Old Northampton, which remain and can be enjoyed ... '

Description from

Northampton Borough Council

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/...

Overview

'The Northamptonshire Definitive Map (and Statement) are the legal records of all the county's public rights of way (footpaths, bridleways, restricted byways and byways open to all traffic).'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/...

Overview

'The correct administration of the NLAF means that each member must be uninstated and re-elected after a maximum of a 3 year period to keep the group open and fair. Membership of the NLAF may be applied for from Northamptonshire County Council, whose responsibility it is to ensure there is a reasonable balance in the representation of the interests of public access user groups and landowner/occupier groups. Members must serve in a personal capacity to represent public interests rather than the views of any particular organisations ... Members of the public are usually entitled to attend meetings, however we are currently looking to welcome new members to the Forum.'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

travelchoice.org.uk/walking-parent/walking-for-leisure/

Category:Peterborough
Overview

'This guide shows the locations of six individual circular walks within the Peterborough City boundaries and gives factual information about how to prepare for walking and its health benefits ...'

my.viewranger.com/places/gb/great-addington-walks

Distance (miles)28
Overview

'Circular trail in East Northamptonshire, devised in 2012 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee.' ALERT Unable to access the Website originally referenced here; so replaced with Link to viewranger.

www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/environment/exploring-the-countryside/walk...

Distance (miles)53
Overview

'Long distance bridle route runs from Salcey Forest in the north to Goring-on-Thames in the south.'

www.forestryengland.uk/fineshade-wood

Size (acreage)775
Overview

'Whether you're looking for an easy-going trail for all abilities, to explore the local history, or for a bit of peace and quiet to observe the wildlife, we've got a trail for you.'

Description from

Forestry England

www.wollastonparishcouncil.gov.uk/node/475

Category:Wellingborough
Overview

'In AD 2000, as part of their millennium celebrations, Wollaston Parish Council erected ten Green Plaques around the village, each identifying a location of historical interest. More have been added each year, both by the Parish Council and the Wollaston Heritage Society. This walk around these Green Plaques traces Wollaston's heritage from its early beginning to the present day.'

Description from

Wollaston Parish Council

kettering-and-district-rambling-club.org.uk

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'This walk is about 6¼ miles long and is rated as comparatively easy. There are a few lengthy ascents (none of them steep) and it should present few problems no matter what the prevailing weather.'

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