From the Fox and Hounds Pub to Keysoepark Wood

3.6miles about 1hour 15minutes

A circular walk from the Fox & Hounds Pub around Keysoepark Wood.

This walk is mainly along public paths along fields. So some mud to be expected, and maybe one stile by Keysoepark Wood and a rather wobbly stile on the path between the High Street and Riseley Lodge Farm when I last went round.

There are Shetland ponies in one of fields between the High Street and Riseley Lodge Farm. When they come charging down the field to say hello they can be a little frightening and you certainly need to keep your dog under close control. Elsewhere on the walk you may spot some Lamas too – but you don’t walk through the Lama field.

Don’t be tempted to walk into Keysoepark Wood as it is a private wood used by game shooters.

Click on the map to open the Ordnance Survey version.

A Giddy Goat and Keysoepark Wood circular walk

4.5 miles, roughly 1 hour 40 minutes

A circular walk taking in Riseley church, Keysoepark Wood and the Giddy Goat. Refreshments can be taken at the Giddy Goat cafe – a very friendly place.

This walk is mainly along public paths along fields. So some mud to be expected, and no stiles when I last went round. Don’t be tempted to walk into Keysoepark Wood as it is a private wood used by game shooters.

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Click on the map to open the Ordnance Survey version.

Walking around Riseley

We’ve been enjoying our walks around Riseley for over 20 years. I thought it would be nice to share some of our favourites.

A view from the top of Keysoe Road

There also is an Historical Walk described which takes you around Riseley showing the houses and people from previous generations.