the car park, walk out onto the road. Cross over, and walk along the
pavement until you reach the Dam. Continue across the Dam, with views of the
Rothley brook as it leaves the reservoir and heads away to your right. At
the end of the dam, cross over the road, and turn left along the gravel
Follow the path around the
reservoir, keeping to the gravel pathway all the way around. If you stay on
the path, you will come back to the car park.
If you wish to visit the pub or the village,
walk along the gravel track most of the way around, until you reach a
footpath that leads up by the church. Walk up through the churchyard,
through the gate, and out onto the road. Turn left, and you will reach the
walk is really easy. You don't need a map, or walking boots (although it can
be muddy along the wooded side). It's a really good place for a short winter
stroll. I have been there several times, for short walks, and I usually go
there shortly after Christmas.
This year, I went when the ground was covered
in snow... the village, the countryside and the church especially looked
beautiful. I took my new digital camera with me... hence the photos!
contact me if you have any queries or comments about this walk!