GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Burton Joyce Walks

5 miles (8 km)

This Nottinghamshire village has some nice riverside trails and peaceful footpaths across the Burton Meadows.
This walk takes you east to visit the neighbouring village of Gunthorpe.
The walk starts on the southern side of the village where you can pick up a country lane taking you east across Burton Meadows. You then come to Gunthorpe where you can pick up a section of the Trent Valley Way to take you along the river to the pretty Gunthorpe Lock.
The route then return to Burton Joyce following an alternative riverside footpath through Burton Meadows.

Burton Joyce OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Burton Joyce Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Burton Joyce

  • Gunthorpe - This village near Nottingham is a popular place for riverside strolls
  • Trent Valley Way - Follow the River Trent from Long Eaton in Derbyshire to West Stockwith in Nottinghamshire on this lovely waterside walk
  • Holme Pierrepont Country Park - Enjoy a waterside walk or cycle in this splendid 270 acre country park in Nottingham
  • Nottingham Circular Walk - This long circular walk makes use of various waymarked footpaths to take you on a tour of the city's rivers, canals, nature reserves and parks.
    The walk starts at the train station and heads a short distance south to the River Trent
  • Shelford - This attractive Nottinghamshire village has some nice river and country trails to try
  • West Bridgford - This Nottinghamshire based market town is located just south of the city of Nottingham
  • Radcliffe on Trent - This village near Nottingham has some fine riverside trails and two fine local country parks to visit.
  • Fiskerton - This rural Nottinghamshire village has some pleasant riverside and and countryside trails to try

Photos

Burton Joyce Monuments - geograph.org.uk - 278212

Burton Joyce Monuments. Contrasting styles of monuments alongside the A612 in Burton Joyce; the one in the foreground commemorates the Queen's silver jubilee in 1977, the more substantial brick affair behind was built for the millennium.

Maize on Burton Meadows - geograph.org.uk - 1551600

Maize on Burton Meadows. This was in the process of being harvested; unfortunately the machine was out of sight on the far side of the field.

Trent Lane looking East towards Bulcote and Gunthorpe - geograph.org.uk - 1097083

Trent Lane looking East towards Bulcote and Gunthorpe

Burton bend - geograph.org.uk - 1551601

Burton bend. The River Trent describes almost a complete semicircle in making its way past Burton Joyce.

Burton Meadows - geograph.org.uk - 1551606

Burton Meadows. A man walks his dogs through maize stubble in evening sunshine.

Trent River Path - geograph.org.uk - 1026110

Trent River Path

Gunthorpe toll house - geograph.org.uk - 2140144

Gunthorpe toll house

Traffic lights, Gunthorpe Lock - geograph.org.uk - 652852

Traffic lights, Gunthorpe Lock. During the off-season it is fine to leave lock operation to boaters, but in season the presence of a lock keeper to manage traffic is vital.

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