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Middle Aged Monk

Imagine being a medieval monk and lead a procession through the ruins. Can you persuade others to join you?

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These are the ruins of Leicester Abbey, which was founded around 1143, in what is known as the High Middle Ages. The Abbey was very rich and powerful but most of the monks would have led a simple life. To find out more about a monk's life in medieval times, click here.

Cycle Closer to Nature is supported by Arla's Kids Closer to Nature campaign and Sustrans. Search for this location on the National Cycle Network here.

Mission Risk: Low
Low. This should be easy but take care.Be careful not to trip over the walls during your procession!

Mission Id: 3373

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    Leicester Cycle Explorer
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    Cycle Closer to Nature

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