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Market Harborough, Lutterworth and Harborough District Guided Walks

Discover more about this lovely area.

The towns, villages and countryside of South Leicestershire may not be a natural tourist destination, but you'll be amazed how much it has to offer for day trips and weekend stays. 

The Towns

Market Harborough

A lovely market town with an intriguing past. The guided walks shine a light onto its important place in our nation's history, not to mention the buildings and people who made it the town it is today.


Close to two ancient Roman roads, the town was a

busy coaching and market town. Lutterworth has its place in history due to two extraordinary men. But that is not the all that's fascinating about this bustling midland town.

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The villages

The Harborough District encompasses many beautiful villages. The guided village walks bring to life their fascinating back stories and intriguing past.

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The Countryside

If you are a fresh air fiend, then why not book a countryside walk or join in the 2023 Harborough Walking Festival with insights into farming, wildlife and the picturesque countryside of South Leicestershire.

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Coach tours can also be organised around the local area. Especially popular is the Naseby Battle tour.

Your Guide


James Carpenter is a trained Blue Badge Tourist Guide and a member of the Institute of Tourist Guides. James lives locally and has a wealth of knowledge to make your walk a thoroughly delightful experience.

He offers a varied range of enjoyable and entertaining guided walks in Market Harborough and the surrounding district. 

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What's New For 2022

2022 Programme of Public Guided Walks

In association with Harborough District Council, James has an extensive programme of public guided walks based around Market Harborough and Lutterworth. As well as the old favourites, there are a number of new guided walks to enjoy this year.

Check out the walks and dates in WHATS ON on the main menu.

Next walk in the programme:

The Story of Christmas Guided Walk

Thursday December 8th at 3.30pm 

Click for further details and booking

Booking A Private Walk, Coach Tour or Talk?

If you would like to make an enquiry for a group, family party or just yourself, please click the WHATS ON tab on the main menu bar and complete the enquiry form. 

Guided Walks, Illustrated Talks and Coach Tours

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