Wildlife to be seen and countryside is enjoyable in most seasons; can be muddy in place after rain.
Can be muddy in places as low lying ground and clay underfoot.
There are many interesting buildings and architectural features in Leigh, it is worth setting aside some time to take these in.
The road through Leigh can be busy with narrow pavements in places.
You will be crossing farmland where there may be grazing animals
Tips and hints
There are pubs in Leigh & Charcott, both offering food at the time this route was walked.
The grenn in Leigh is a greta place in summer to watch the village cricket. SO English.
Getting thereWe arrived by car, a short drive from the A21
ParkingWe parked on the road adjacent to the Green in Leigh. Alternatively one could park on road at Charcott
Book recommendations for this region:
Suitable footwear, especially after rain; the ground remains muddy for quite a while in places.
Lead fro dog, especially due to livestock and near busy road.
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.