Naseby Battlefield Walk
This circular walk from the village of Naseby takes you around the site of the Battle of Naseby. The battle was fought on 14 June 1645 between the main Royalist army of King Charles I and the Parliamentarian New Model Army. It was a decisive battle in the Civil War as the main Royalist military force had been shattered at Naseby.
Starting from the village the you head north along Naseby Road which runs along the Naseby Field. You will soon come to the Cromwell Monument where there is an information board and a short footpath onto the field.
The route continues to Sibbertoft where you can pick up the Jurassic Way long distance trail. Follow it south west and it will take you to Sulby Reservoir and Welford Reservoir. Near Welford you pick up Shakespeare's Avon Way and follow it along the River Avon near the village. You then follow the Naseby Road back to the village where the route finishes.
To continue your walking in the area head west from the village and visit Naseby Reservoir.