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Public Guided Walks Programme For 2024

There is a fascinating selection of guided walks to choose from, including some old favourites and number of brand new walks.

Below is the full list of this year's public guided walks sponsored by Harborough District Council. 

 A number of the more popular walks are repeated on different dates offering a greater choice. To guarantee your place, it's better to book in advance. However, on most of the walks it is possible to pay on the day.

The following are booking only walks:

Harborough's role in the Battle of Naseby

Haunted Harborough ghost walks

The Story of Christmas

Any questions?

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  • 09 Jun 2024, 14:00
    The Buttercross, Eastgate, Hallaton, Market Harborough LE16 8UB, UK
    This beautiful village, best known for the traditional Easter Bottle kicking, has an amazing past. Once a place of holy pilgramage, with a medieval castle and so many attractive stone buildings, it is one of the jewels of South leicestershire.
  • 11 Jun 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    The Battle of Naseby in 1645 was the decisive battle in the English Civil War. Discovery the town’s roll in this famous battle and how the civil war affected the people who lived there. Part of the proceeds from the walk will be donated to The Naseby Battlefield Project.
  • 26 Jun 2024, 19:00
    The Market Place, Market Rd, Billesdon, Leicester LE7 9AJ, UK
    A guided walk around Billesdon gives you a real feel for a village community, where its people shine through the history.
  • 14 Jul 2024, 14:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    Enjoy a leisurely stroll from Harborough to Great Bowden along St Mary's road, Great Bowden road and back into the town via the ancient path across the fields and over Bowden ridge. There are so many interesting things to discover.
  • 23 Jul 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    Established as a medieval market town. Later famed for Corsets and blancmange, with links to the Civil War and beginnings of tourism. Learn more about its intriguing past and the people that have made it their home.
  • 01 Aug 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    The Battle of Naseby in 1645 was the decisive battle in the English Civil War. Discovery the town’s roll in this famous battle and how the civil war affected the people who lived there. Part of the proceeds from the walk will be donated to The Naseby Battlefield Project.
  • 04 Aug 2024, 14:00
    By The Sun Inn, Cross Bank, Great Easton, Market Harborough LE16 8SR, UK
    Enjoy an amble around this lovely golden ironstone village with its many thatched 17th Century houses and intriguing stories about corsets, a 'holy' well and waspy dough.
  • 27 Aug 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    Life behind the prosperous high street. This walk takes you in to some of the 50 plus yards of Harborough to discovery their intruiging history and learn about the people who lived there.
  • 11 Sept 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    Established as a medieval market town. Later famed for Corsets and blancmange, with links to the Civil War and beginnings of tourism. Learn more about its intriguing past and the people that have made it their home.
  • 19 Oct 2024, 14:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    The Battle of Naseby in 1645 was the decisive battle in the English Civil War. Discovery the town’s roll in this famous battle and how the civil war affected the people who lived there. Part of the proceeds from the walk will be donated to The Naseby Battlefield Project.
  • 29 Oct 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    Join me if you dare, for tales of ghosts, ghouls and Poltergeist in 'Haunted Harborough'
  • 30 Oct 2024, 19:00
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    Join me if you dare, for tales of ghosts, ghouls and Poltergeist in 'Haunted Harborough'
  • 04 Dec 2024, 18:30
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    The Christmas crib, Santa, Christmas carols, mince pies, cards and crackers. Your Victorian guide will explain how these traditional elements of Christmas have evolved to become an essential part of our seasonal festivities. The walk finishes at Duncan Murray Wines for mince pies and a season drink.
  • 05 Dec 2024, 18:30
    The Old Grammar School, 40 The Square, Market Harborough LE16 7PA, UK
    The Christmas crib, Santa, Christmas carols, mince pies, cards and crackers. Your Victorian guide will explain how these traditional elements of Christmas have evolved to become an essential part of our seasonal festivities. The walk finishes at Duncan Murray Wines for mince pies and a season drink.
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