Cheveley Walk 2
Path from Little Green
This is an easy walk with some gentle gradients including public roads with and without footpaths, and a stretch of The Icknield Way. Much of the walk is through the studs with well kept paddocks and broad tracks. The walk starts and ends in Cheveley village but takes in Ashley village en route
Path From Little Green
Cheveley walk 2
- Park at Cheveley recreation ground car park on High Street (568314, 261306)
- Turn right out of the car park and follow the pleasant village High Street to Little Green on the left past the Parish Church and about 10 minutes from the car park.
- The footpath begins in the left corner of Little Green (568521, 260617) (image 1 & 2)
- The first stretch may be a little narrow when vegetation is growing fast (image 3) but persevere you will soon reach some very nice walking surfaces.
- Emerge at Broad Green (568877, 260022) (image 4 & 5) and turn left along the public highway.
- Continue for about 500m and take the footpath on the left by crossing the little bridge across the ditch (569688, 260004) (image 6).
- After 200m turn right onto stud road (569480, 260248) (image 7).
- After about another 100m turn left onto the grass track (569519, 260399) (image 8) (way marks are a bit faded here).
- Follow this wide grass track making a sharp right between pleasant hedges and occasional views across the countryside until the path goes sharp left and narrows running parallel to the public road (569938, 260937) (image 8).
- Walk in to Ashley Village (image 9) there is a short section where you will walk on the road – take care.
- Continue until you come to the footpath/Icknield Way on the left (569757, 261500) (image 10) after The Old Plough Restaurant but before the village shop (image 11) which is just 25m beyond the entrance to the footpath if you need refreshment.
- Keep on this footpath, (image 12) crossing the stud roads (image 13) and continue back to Cheveley High Street (568384, 261001) (image 14).
- Turn right and walk back to the car park at the recreation ground.
The route map for each of the walks are courtesy of www.openstreetmap.org