GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Melton Mowbray Country Park

1 miles (2 km)

Explore 137 acres of open space in Melton Mowbray. The park has nice footpaths and lots of water features with ponds, lakes and weirs to enjoy. There's also a peaceful woodland walk and some stepping stones between the small top lake and the large middle lake.
Dotted around the park are plenty of picnic tables where you can relax next to the water. There's other good facilites with a visitor centre, play areas and a cafe for refreshments after your exercise.
The long distance Jubilee Way (Leics) runs through the park so it's easy to extend your walking in the area. You can follow the trail north to Scalford where you can pick up the Mowbray Way.
A few miles to the south of the town you can visit Burrough Hill Country Park. There's fabulous views over the Leicestershire countryside to enjoy here.

Melton Country Park Postcode

LE13 1HP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Melton Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Melton Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Melton Mowbray

  • Jubilee Way (Leics) - Follow the Jubilee Way through Leicestershire and into Lincolnshire on this delightful walk.
    The walk starts off at the beautifulBurrough Hill Country Park and heads to Melton Mowbray passing Little Dalby on the way
  • Mowbray Way - A short walk through the Leicestershire countryside from Scalford, passing Waltham on the Wolds and Buckminster park before finishing at Buckminster
  • Burrough Hill Country Park - Climb the 210m (690 ft) Burrough Hill to the well-preserved Iron Age hill fortand enjoy fabulous views of the Leicestershire countryside
  • Midshires Way - This route follows public bridleways and quiet country lanes through Middle England, from Bledlow, near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, to Stockport in Greater Manchester
  • Leicestershire Round - Explore the countryside, villages, canals, rivers and reservoirs of Leicestershire on this interesting and varied circular walk

Photos

Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 32354

Melton Country Park

Overflow pond in Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 32367

Overflow pond in Melton Country Park

Picnic field - Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1278699

Picnic field

Stepping stones, Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1278613

Stepping stones, Melton Country Park

The main lake - Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1278790

The main lake

By the weir - Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1278629

By the weir

Bridge and weir - Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1278543

Bridge and weir

Visitor Centre, Melton Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 32347

Visitor Centre, Melton Country Park

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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