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 Guided Walk 

 Illustrated Talk 

Harborough and The Battle of Naseby

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

The Battle of Naseby was the decisive battle in the English Civil War. After years of stalemate between the Royalist and the Parliamentary forces, Naseby saw an overwhelming win for Parliament and the complete destruction of Charles I's army and support, leading to his eventual execution in 1649.

The walk takes place around the town where you will discover Harborough’s role in this famous battle, the story of 'The Bloody Ford' and how the civil war affected the local people.

Walk Starting Point: The Old Grammar School

Duration of Walk:     2 to 2.5 hours

Public Guided Walks

This walk is part of the 2024 public walk programme.

By advance booking only

This guided walk has been arranged in association with The Naseby Battlefield Project. Proceeds will be donated to help in their aim to improve the visitors experience, offer educational resources and create more biodiversity to the battlefield site.


Find out more about Naseby Battlefield Tours

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