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The Outwoods

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Our dog's favourite walk

I've been going to the Outwoods (we called it Bluebell Woods in the past) since I was a small boy... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Brian J
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Sileby, United Kingdom
Morning walk

Simply beautiful. A lovely place to escape from the hustle and bustle of life for a short time... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
alliehughes79
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

I've been going to the Outwoods (we called it Bluebell Woods in the past) since I was a small boy - then when I was at school it was the cross-country course, so I know it well. we have a season ticket for parking, and...More

1  Thank Brian J
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Simply beautiful. A lovely place to escape from the hustle and bustle of life for a short time. We'll marked walks and nice clean toilets.

Thank alliehughes79
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Been many, many, times, park in the car park, only £1 for the day. Explore in any direction, it's heavily wooded (cool on hot days), but quite hilly, so you need to be reasonable on your feet. Just down the road from Beacon Hill, so...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

If you live near Loughborough you may well have seen Facebook photos of the bluebells in the Outwoods. It is a small area of woodland that takes an hour or so to walk around the outside of at a slow amble. There’s a decent car...More

1  Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent woodland area, especially for walking with children or dogs ! Beautiful bluebells in May and a great double decker bus cafe at weekends.

1  Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Good place to take a dog. Ideal for walking in the woods. You can keep to the main tracks or go along the smaller tracks. Always something different

1  Thank cvmk
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Stayed locally in the village of Quorn and found this place nearby. Lovely quiet woods that have paths so even in the recent bad weather the walk was manageable under foot. Cheap parking at £1 a day.

Thank MalcolmD550
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

A lovely circular walk with great views of Loughborough. With Bradgate park and Beacon hill nearby, the outwoods gets easily overlooked. Lots of old and interesting trees, wildlife and geology. It is muddy and hilly though.

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place for a nice walk, good for all the family even has a toilet which is a real must for the young ones.

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Only been there once, did get a little off track at some points, due to the path being extremely muddy. However is a great place to take the dogs for a walk, due to parking only being a pound all day. Would go again.

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From the football/cricket ground on Nanpantan road you can walk up the fields on the footpath into the corner of the outwoods and then walk all through it. You then have the same walk back so get on them there walking boots
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