Colin Crosby Heritage Tours

Get Walking in the New Year

The very popular series of Guided Walks in the Leicester area continues into the New Year.

You should soon be able to read fuller details on the website, but they are in a queue waiting to be dealt with!

In he meantime, here are some details.

On Sunday 8th January at 2pm, it’s “Welford Road Cemetery”, Leicester’s magnificent Victorian necropolis, and the fascinating people who are buried there.

On Wednesday 11th January, it’s “Haunted Leicester”, the lonely streets of Leicester’s half-forgotten Old Town, where many ghosts are said to lurk.

Then on Wednesday 18th January it’s “Melton Mowbray”, that traditional market town world-famous for hand-raised pork pies and Stilton cheese.

And on Wednesday 25th January, the walk is “A Handful of Architects”, four men whose buildings had a profound effect on Leicester City Centre.

On Saturday 4th February, it’s “Diseworth”, an ancient and sleepy village in the North of Leicestershire.

And on Sunday 25th February, “Grave Attraction”, another walk around Welford Road Cemetery, discussing even more people buried there.

On Wednesday 8th February, the walk is “The Haunted City”, the eerie streets of Victorian Leicester.

On Saturday 18th February, it’s “Stamford”, the historic stone-built town that is one of the showplaces of England.

Then on Sunday 19th February, “Loughborough”, market town, industrial town and University town.

And on Tuesday 21st February, “Street Names of Leicester”, with explanations of the origins of some of these eccentrically-named thoroughfares.

You can book on any of these as soon as you like.