Willesley Park & Woodland Walk – From Aristocracy to Sport

Visit the site of Thortit Pit, discover the history of the parish of Willesley and wander through the woodland of Hicks Lodge. This walk is led by Dot Morson as part of the Black to Green Summer Walks programme.

Please wear walking boots or walking shoes. Remember to bring any medication you may need, along with a drink & a snack. No dogs allowed.

Starting point – Oakthorpe Colliery Car park, off Ashby Road, Donisthorpe. Grid reference SK 329141

Distance – 4ΒΌ miles, No stiles

Terrain – surfaced tracks, woodland rides & field paths.

A refreshment opportunity is provided at Hicks Lodge.

Please book your free place in advance by contacting or call 01283 511211.

Event Information

Date:27 Sep 2017

Time:1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


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