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New Walk Guided Walk – Stroll along one of Leicester’s treasures with us

15/04/2023 @ 10:30 am 12:30 pm

Stroll along one of Leicester’s treasures, originally a walk in the countryside surrounded by pastures and open views, this Georgian gem ambles it’s way southwards passing buildings with their own history and tales, the Sunday School turned Nightclub, the site of the swimming baths heated by steam power. The Black Friars Priory, and the very modern “Egg Box Building”, learn the history behind New Walk Museum, and the “Regency Cottages” The fine buildings in De Montfort Square, Belmont Hotel and its story, Some of the notable residents and their stories. We finish at the southern end of New Walk, opposite the Victoria Park Lodges designed by another notable Architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens, who also designed the nearby Cenotaph as well as the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

Our walk begins at the Northern end  of New Walk,, at Esquires Coffee Shop on Saturday 15th April at 10.30am, duration 2 hours approximately, the walk ends at the top of New Walk opposite the Lodge Gate Victoria Park. The walk is led by Richard Warren

For further information or to buy tickets you can also contact our coordinator Burt at chair@leicestercivicsociety.org.uk.

£5.00 – £6.00

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