On Foot
Trail: Ringstead long trail (1)
Contributor: rubyrider Activity Type: Hiking Difficulty: Average Distance: 9.706 mi (15.621 km)
Description: Starting at The Axe & Compass, 14 Carlow Rd, Kettering, Ringstead NN14 4DW. Follow Meadow Lane through the houses until you reach the path into the fields. Walking clockwise around the lake until reach the gate onto Station Rd turn left & follow the path for 30m picking up the footpath trail across the fields towards Top lodge. Passing the Medieval village of Mallows Cotton cross over the A45, picking up the bridleway on the opposite side. Continue down the bridleway adjacent to the A45
Cross over again picking up the path through Stanwick Lakes until arriving at a bridge over the river Nene, follow the Nene Way National trail to Little Addington, take Chapel Hill through the village along the Green and Burrows Farm Lane picking up the track, at next cross road turn right towards Poplars Bungalow/A510. Keeping the main road to the left follow path towards Poplars Farm along the straight track until Shooters Hill follow patch to the edge of Great Addington cross over Woodford Rd and follow the stream which join a bridleway and then a national trail, cross over the waterways bypassing Blackthorne marina back onto Station Rd. Follow this back retracing start of route back to the Axe & Compass
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