Walking in Hinckley & Bosworth

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough is 60% rural meaning we are very fortunate to have some beautiful countryside and parks right on our doorstep, in and around the villages and towns. From Bagworth Woods to Hollycroft Park, Burbage Common to Bosworth Battlefield there are many places to explore.

Walking can be done anywhere and anytime. Regular walking can allow you to keep fit and meet new friends. Why not start slowly and build up, it need not take up a huge amount of your day; build it into a routine. A brisk, purposeful walk on a regular basis can:

  • Give you more energy.
  • Reduce stress, helping you to sleep better.
  • Keeps your heart strong.
  • Helps to maintain your weight.
  • Helps to maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints.

Weekly walks in Hinckley and Bosworth

Regular Weekly Walks





Burbage Common

Short 1.5 miles with break @ cafe, Medium 3 miles, Long 4.5 mile

Wednesday, 10:30 - 12:00

Jeff Smith 01455 + 848551


The walks vary in locations but length is for 1.5 hours

Friday, 10:00 - Barwell Methodist Church Meet

Kevin Stubbs 07748306342


The walks vary between 1m to 2.5m. Last Thursday off month they meet and walk elsewhere.

Thursday 10:00

John Acton

Market Bosworth

The walks typically last between 1.5 to 2 hours long and range in difficulty.

Tuesday 10:00

Janet Ball jgball13@msn.com

Walking is free, simple and one of the easiest ways to get more active and improve your health and well being. If you would like to go on a walk in Hinckley and Bosworth or the surrounding areas then you can find other walks on https://www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/walking/

(Please note: we have not completed a recce of these routes so be careful when walking them).

For more information regarding our walks in Hinckley and Bosworth, then contact helen.smith@hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk