Route 9 - Cosby, Croft, Huncote, Narborough, Littlethorpe

Route 9 - The village trail


  • Cosby
  • Croft
  • Huncote
  • Narborough
  • Littlethorpe

Leaflet PDF

You can download a PDF version of the Route 9 leaflet.

You can also obtain a physical version of the leaflet. Locations TBA.

Details of the route:

Distance: 8.7 miles or 14 kilometres.

Transport: There is limited on-street parking available in Cosby or use the convenient Arriva 84 Service from Leicester.

Summary: This walk is perfect for those who love exploring picturesque villages whilst also enjoying green and open spaces. On the way you will see some of the most beautiful villages in Leicestershire and will learn about the interesting stories that makes them unique. Those who love a view will enjoy the walk up Croft Hill, one of the highest points in Leicestershire allowing un-obstructed views for miles across rolling countryside.

Further Information

This series of heritage walks have been designed to inspire walking across the District – we hope that you enjoy them. We welcome feedback and you can get in touch with us by emailing The walk uses footpaths, bridleways, permissive paths and some roads. Please respect the landowner’s property and stay on the indicated paths. Please follow the countryside code. Take care when walking on roads and follow the Highway Code for pedestrians. You are advised to use the route in conjunction with the OS map for the area. This guide has been created with funds from the European Regional Development Fund and HM Government.

Find this walk, all 12 heritage trails and more on the GoJauntly app. Simple photo guides help you navigate while nifty tips point out things of interest and places to eat.

Last updated 21 March 2022