1. Skip to content

Walk Around Rothley

in one afternoon

For an overall "picture" of the village and a quick glimpse of some of the most obvious "historical highlights" around the village.Start from the village centre...

Cross Green

Furthest point on this walk (1/2 mile) is along the road to Cropston and Anstey when you get to...

Rothley Court Hotel and The Knights Templars Chapel

Walk back towards the village but turn downhill at the triangular green and then turn right to...

Town Green

After going along Town Green to view the Cruck cottages walk back along Town Green St and cross over the road to Leicester - North St to...

The Dutchmans Wall

Walk round "The Dutchmans" into Church St. going past "The Woodmans Stroke" and the Cruck cottage opposite - at the end of Church Street is ...

The Parish Church of St.Mary & St.John with a Saxon Cross in the south side of the churchyard

Leave the north side of the churchyard by the Lychgate, pass the Old School Rooms on your left and turn left into Fowke Street and a little way up you will pass...

Step Cottage (1727)

Further up Fowke Street you will pass the Village Hall and just round the corner is...

Cross Green

We hope that you enjoyed your walk