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Photographs of Stage 9a from Rosliston Forestry Centre to Walton on Trent

Start Stage 9a from the front of the Hub Cafe at Rosliston Forestry Centre
Walk down the concrete path outside the Hub Cafe
Turn right at the bottom on to a gravel path
There are information posts on the left about the trees around you
On the left is a man standing on his head
Take the smaller of the two paths bearing round to the right
Go to the left of the 'Snowdrop Wood' sign
Pass through the gate and along the edge of the field
Turn left into a narrow path which goes past the church
Turn right into Main Street and follow it round to the right
Just before the Bulls Head take a narrow path between hedges
At the end of the path take the bridge over the stream
After the paddock fencing take the path around the edge of the field
The path leads into Redfern's Wood - an area of new woodland.
Go straight on and then bear left to a footbridge
Cross the bridge and straight ahead to the kissing gate
Straight ahead again to the stile
Over the stile and then diagonally right to the corner of the field
Go left after the stile along a wide grassy track
Take the stile on your right and follow the hedge on your left
Cross the bridge and follow the hedge till in turns right and then left
Continue to the gap in the left hand corner of the next field
The path rises up the next field to this stile in the corner
The next stile is away from the left hand hedge. Go diagonally right after it
Go diagonally right again after this stile heading towards Walton
Turn left after the kissing gate and follow the road down to Walton
Cross over Main St into Station Lane. Go past the church to Walton Bridge
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