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In the Footsteps of the Vikings

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General information

This easy walk through the attractive countryside of South Derbyshire will take us through the historic village of Repton, sometime capital of Mercia, as well as Ingleby, Foremark and Milton. We'll be walking on the banks of the River Trent, through woodland, open fields and passing a Viking burial plot and rock church en route.

Be not afeared - the cooling towers are but a backdrop to only a small segment of our walk.

Thanks to Robert P who scoped this walk and led us, a merry band of GOC walkers', some ten years ago through this, the land of my fathers'.




Terrain / Difficulty

An easy walk with just a few banks to ascend - each only taking around 2/3 minutes.

Approximate Distance

9 miles

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