This route can be found online at


Distance: 7km (4miles) Time: 2 hours
Suitable For: All Walkers (except very young) Terrain: Hilly (not too steep) Can be muddy
Difficulty: Quite Easy OS Map: Pathfinder 894
Starting Point: Stamford Street, Ratby (Near shop) Parking: Stamford Street, Ratby
Toilets: Refreshments: Pubs in Ratby
The Walk
Take the footpath on the Left Hand side of the road (not the first footpath on the road, the second one, about half way up the road). Walk along this path until you reach a road. Turn right along this road, and walk for about 150M. Take the footpath that branches off to the right. Keep on this path until you reach a farm track, and turn left onto it.

Keep on this track, going round past some farm buildings and a wood. Cross over a footpath and a track, and continue past the woods. At the end of the woods, you reach another track, after crossing over a stream. Turn left here, passing through a spinney. Ignore the paths off to the left. Keep on this track as it follows the line of the river, passing a Farm off to the left. Keep going until you reach a footpath on the left. Walk along this back to Burroughs Road. Cross over here and walk through the park back to Stamford Street. Turn left here and return to the start.

©Leicesterwalk 2002 - Map drawn by Daniel Spencer for Leicesterwalk

This walk was written by Daniel Spencer for Leicesterwalk. Any comments about this walk should be sent to Please feel free to let me know how you got on.

Disclaimer - We cannot accept responsibility for any loss or injury caused during walks found on this site. Whilst we make every attempt to ensure accuracy of information, rights of way or landmarks may move or change. We advise you always carry the relevant OS map with you.