GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Clipsham Walks

1 miles (1.6 km)

This walk explores the lovely Yew Tree Avenue in the Rutland village of Clipsham.
You can park at the car park on the eastern side of the woods and then follow the tree lined path west towards Clipsham Hall. It's a pleasant and peaceful trail with attractive topiary next to the Yews. There's also an information board with some history about the avenue and the village.
To continue your woodland walking in the area head a few miles north to Colsterworth to visit Twyford Wood.
To the south there's the highlight of the county at the expansive Rutland Water where there are miles of splendid waterside walking and cycling trails.

Postcode

LE15 7SH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Walks near Clipsham

  • Twyford Wood - This wood near Grantham has miles of footpaths taking you to conifer woodland, grassland and the lovely Twyford Wood butterfly glades
  • Grantham Canal - A lovely peaceful walk alongside the Grantham Canal from Grantham to Nottingham
  • Viking Way - Follow in the footsteps of the Norse invaders on this long distance walk from the Humber Bridge to Oakham in Rutland
  • Culverthorpe - This circular walk visits Culverthorpe Hall near Grantham in Lincolnshire.
  • Grimsthorpe Castle - This fine country house has an expansive estate to explore on a number of footpaths
  • Empingham - This Rutland based village sits very close to the Rutland Water dam with its waterside walking and cycling routes.
  • Rutland Round - Explore the peaceful countryside of Rutland on this delightful circular walk
  • Rutland Water - This splendid Nature Reserve has a fabulous cycling and walking path around the perimeter of the huge artificial lake
  • Oakham - Oakham is the county townofRutlandand located in a lovely spot with miles of country trails and the wonderful Rutland Water nearby
  • Stamford - The Lincolnshire town of Stamford has a number of good options for walkers visiting the area

Pubs/Cafes

The Olive Branch is an award winning pub with a fine restaurant. Much of the produce is sourced from their own pub paddock or from the surroundinghedgerows and woods. They provide rooms, car parking and also have a lovely garden area for the summer. You can find them on the Main Street in the village with a postcode of LE15 7SH for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the south there's the neighbouring village of Exton. There's a pleasant circular walk here taking you around the parkland of the old Exton Hall before visiting the two pretty lakes at Fort Henry. In the village you could also visit the noteworthy Barnsdale Gardens. The beautiful gardens were created by former Gardener's World presenterGeoff Hamilton during the 1980s and 1990s. They are now open to the public and include Britain's largest collection of individually designed gardens. Highlights are the ornamental kitchen garden, a cottage garden and the Versailles garden.

Photos

Clipsham Yew Avenue - geograph.org.uk - 2462091

Clipsham Yew Avenue

Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue - geograph.org.uk - 3090310

Clipsham Yew Avenue - geograph.org.uk - 2462095

The Olive Branch, Clipsham - geograph.org.uk - 3715064

The Olive Branch, Clipsham

Main Street, Clipsham - geograph.org.uk - 2122481

Main Street, Clipsham

Stone-built house, Stretton Road, Clipsham - geograph.org.uk - 2122404

Stone-built house, Stretton Road, Clipsham

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