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Market Harborough and 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.

The villages

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

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


My name is James Carpenter and I'm a trained Blue Badge Tourist Guide and a member of the Institute of Tourist Guides. I have lived in the area for many years and have a wealth of local knowledge to make your walk a thoroughly delightful experience.

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

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What's On in 2024

Programme of Public Guided Walks

New Guided Walk programme for 2024 coming soon.

Harborough & The Battle of Naseby

Early in the morning of June 14th 1645, the Royalist Army under the leadership of Charles I, left Market Harborough to confront the Parliamentarian army in a battle that would decide the fate of the war.

Discover the town’s role in this famous battle and how the civil war affected the people who lived there.


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

This guided walk for 2024 have been arranged in association with The Naseby Battlefield Project. The proceeds will be donated to help in their aim to improve the visitors experience to the battlefield.

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. 

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