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Details of WMG/EMG Joint Summer Walk and Picnic – Saturday 21 July 2012

This year's walk will be a joint event with the newly formed ITI East Midlands Group, at Calke Abbey, a National Trust property near Ashby-de-la Zouch, at the heart of its own large estate, on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border. See for full details. There is a £2.50 admission charge (payable on entry to the park) for non-NT members, covering parking and use of catering and other facilities. Anyone who would like to come but not walk can spend the afternoon exploring the house and garden (extra charge payable). The walk itself is just over 5 miles long, around the Calke estate and the nearby forests and lakes, on undulating terrain. If you wish to eat beforehand, please meet at 12 noon in the picnic area behind the ticket office (no need to buy a ticket here unless you are going into the house or garden, so go through the entrance to the right of this office). There is a coffee shop kiosk in the picnic area selling lig