Colin Crosby Heritage Tours

Waterside Belgrave (A Guided Walk in Leicester)

[An image showing Waterside Belgrave]“Waterside Belgrave” is a Guided Walk devised and led by Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby, of Colin Crosby Heritage Tours, and is one of his very popular Waterside Walks series.

These strolls are an enjoyable way of soaking up some Local History.

This walk starts at the Cardinal Wolsey Statue in Abbey Park, Leicester, outside the refreshment rooms.

The route follows the canal and the beautiful River Soar, taking in some of Abbey Park as well as the old village of Belgrave.

Interesting sights along the way include the mediaeval St. Peters Church, Belgrave, two 18th century mansions, two locks and an ancient bridge, as well as Abbey Pumping Station and the futuristic National Space Centre.

Other walks in the Belgrave area are “Old Belgrave” and “Haunted Belgrave”.

Other walks in the Waterside Walks series are “Waterside Abbey Park”, “Waterside Aylestone”, “Waterside Birstall”, “Waterside Charnwood”, “Waterside Glenhills”, “Waterside Glen Parva”, “Waterside Hinckley”, “Waterside Leicester”, “Waterside London”, “Waterside Loughborough”, “Waterside Loughborough and Barrow-upon-Soar”, “Waterside Market Harborough”, “Waterside Mountsorrel”, “Waterside Quorn and Barrow-upon-Soar”, “Waterside Thurmaston” and “Waterside West End”.

Dates, costs and where to meet

A place on 'Waterside Belgrave' costs £5.00 per person, or £4.00 if paying in advance. The guided walk begins at Cardinal Wolsey Statue, and is running on:

I'm sorry, but there are no plans to run this event at present.

If you would like to book a place on one of these dates, please telephone Colin on (0116) 2611576 or email him at

Upcoming Events

Guided Walks List