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Louth, South Elkington, Hallington & Raithby
distance 11.33km Vertical gain +136m Vertical drop -136m Durée 3h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

The terrain of this Lincolnshire walk on the outskirts of Louth varies considerably and includes parkland, meadows, the secluded Welton Vale and windswept heights of Jack's Furze reached by a permissive footpath that gives the best views of the entire walk.

To Legsby & Linwood and back again
distance 5.77km Vertical gain +13m Vertical drop -13m Durée 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through fields over the Coversands; soils which are very deep but which dry out quickly and are subject to wind erosion.

Walking Long Bennington Viking Way ( Download : )
distance 9.02km Vertical gain +19m Vertical drop -19m Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Long Bennington - Lincolnshire

A nice, short walk across the countryside in Long Bennington just off the A1.

Following Woods and Mills via Tealby
distance 16.45km Vertical gain +130m Vertical drop -123m Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through fields and woods going high into the Wolds for some fine views towards Lincoln on a clear day. Arguably, Tealby is one of the prettiest villages in the Wolds; it is a good stopping point for a break or refreshments.

Walking Following Woods and Mills ( Download : )
Following Woods and Mills
distance 7.77km Vertical gain +23m Vertical drop -23m Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through woods and fields towards the Wolds, returning along a road.

Walking Walk in the Woods ( Download : )
Walk in the Woods
distance 11.25km Vertical gain +26m Vertical drop -24m Durée 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through fields and woodlands towards Willingham Woods, returning along a road. On a clear day, the views of the Lincolnshire Wolds are impressive and you may be able to see the Claxby Radar Tower on the horizon.

Walk in the Woods via Legsby Wood
distance 12.99km Vertical gain +39m Vertical drop -39m Durée 3h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through fields and woodlands towards Willingham Woods, taking you through farmland over Coversands; soils that are very deep and acidic. On a clear day, the views of the Lincolnshire Wolds are impressive and you may be able to see the Claxby Radar Tower on the horizon.

Walking In Ore of Our Past ( Download : )
In Ore of Our Past
distance 6.89km Vertical gain +90m Vertical drop -90m Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nettleton - Lincolnshire

This walk passes through an area that was, until just a few decades ago, one of the most industrial parts of the Wolds. Today the Nettleton Valley is a grassy, peaceful picturesque place, and from the top, there are fine views towards the River Trent and Lincoln.

Walking A Route with a View ( Download : )
A Route with a View
distance 11.89km Vertical gain +98m Vertical drop -92m Durée 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen heading for Walesby, mainly along roads and quiet lanes, allowing the chance to explore All Saints Church, Walesby, affectionately known as the ‘Ramblers’ Church’ as well as offering dramatic views across Lincolnshire.

A Route with a View via Claxby Wood
distance 16.73km Vertical gain +139m Vertical drop -132m Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

A walk starting from Market Rasen going to Walesby over a variety of terrain from woodlands to farm tracks in the Wolds, allowing the chance to explore All Saints' Church, Walesby, affectionately known as the Ramblers' Church as well as offering dramatic views across Lincolnshire.

From Cricket Fields to Green Lanes
distance 6.67km Vertical gain +8m Vertical drop -8m Durée 1h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk that starts from Market Rasen heading for Middle Rasen. Mainly along roads, bridleways and quiet lanes. Lovely views of the Lincolnshire Wolds can be seen on this walk.

From Cricket Fields to Green Lanes via Mill Lane
distance 8.92km Vertical gain +8m Vertical drop -8m Durée 2h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk that starts from Market Rasen heading for Middle Rasen. Mainly along roads, bridleways and quiet lanes. Lovely views of the Lincolnshire Wolds can be seen on this walk.

To Legsby & Linwood and back again via Linwood Road
distance 7.51km Vertical gain +13m Vertical drop -13m Durée 2h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through fields over the Coversands; soils which are very deep but which dry out quickly and are subject to wind erosion. The route follows the National Cycle Route for a distance.

To Legsby & Linwood and Back again via Linwood Warren
distance 9.51km Vertical gain +31m Vertical drop -31m Durée 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Market Rasen - Lincolnshire

This walk starts from Market Rasen and heads through fields over the Coversands; soils which are very deep but which dry out quickly and are subject to wind erosion. This route gives you the opportunity to explore a heathland nature reserve.

In the Footsteps of Roman Legions
distance 11.99km Vertical gain +86m Vertical drop -90m Durée 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Fulletby - Lincolnshire

This walk links the villages of Fulletby, Tetford and Belchford and the hamlet of Salmonby. It is a walk with great variety - woods, fields, lakes and fine views.
The route takes in a section of the Viking Way long distance footpath and, for a while, follows the course of a Roman Road.

Walking A Walk for all Seasons ( Download : )
A Walk for all Seasons
distance 7.1km Vertical gain +117m Vertical drop -113m Durée 2h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Belchford - Lincolnshire

This walk starts in Belchford, nestling in the Wolds, and goes to the attractive hilltop village of Fulletby. Following part of the Viking Way, you walk through an old meadow and on a clear day enjoy distant views of Lincoln Cathedral.
Absorb the heritage, scenery and wildlife in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds.

In the Shadow of Juicetrump
distance 6.77km Vertical gain +64m Vertical drop -56m Durée 2h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Belchford - Lincolnshire

This walk links the quiet villages of Belchford and Scamblesby in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Enjoy grassy paths, a stream and some fine hilltop views. There are numerous springs nearby which first attracted Neolithic settlers to the area. Two streams converge here to form the source of the River Waring, which flows to Horncastle to join the River Bain.

Walking Paths, Ponds and a Priory ( Download : )
Paths, Ponds and a Priory
distance 9.23km Vertical gain +76m Vertical drop -76m Durée 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Binbrook - Lincolnshire

A wonderful walk through grassy valleys and over open hilltops. The walk crosses the site of the old Orford Priory, now a series of lumps in the ground, once an important settlement.

Walking Babbling Becks & Brooks ( Download : )
Babbling Becks & Brooks
distance 11.9km Vertical gain +99m Vertical drop -99m Durée 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Binbrook - Lincolnshire

A walk with lots of variety, from open farmland to a tree lined avenue. Much of this walk follows a tributary of Waithe Beck to its rising spring near the small hamlet of Thorpe le Vale. There are fine views across the Wolds and towards the former RAF Binbrook airfield.

Round Binbrook Walk via Mill
distance 5.27km Vertical gain +44m Vertical drop -52m Durée 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Binbrook - Lincolnshire

This walk explores the area around the village in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The walk starts in the old Market Place, and although markets are no longer held here, it is still an important trading area of the village with many local shops.

Walking Round Binbrook Walk ( Download : )
Round Binbrook Walk
distance 3.03km Vertical gain +21m Vertical drop -21m Durée 0h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Binbrook - Lincolnshire

This walk explores the area around the village in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The walk starts in the old Market Place, and although markets are no longer held here, it is still an important trading area of the village with many local shops.

In the Footsteps of Tennyson - Route 1
distance 3.37km Vertical gain +21m Vertical drop -23m Durée 1h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Greetham with Somersby - Lincolnshire

Starting from the quiet hamlet of Bag Enderby, this 2 miles walk explores the different aspects of the Wolds landscape, passing through Somersby, Tennyson's birthplace and home for the first twenty eight years of his life.

In the Footsteps of Tennyson - Route 2
distance 8.18km Vertical gain +62m Vertical drop -63m Durée 2h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Greetham with Somersby - Lincolnshire

Starting from the quiet hamlet of Bag Enderby, this 5.5 miles walk explores the different aspects of the Wolds landscape, passing through Somersby, Tennyson's birthplace and home for the first twenty eight years of his life.

In the Footsteps of Kolkr - Asterby
distance 4.74km Vertical gain +53m Vertical drop -54m Durée 1h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Goulceby - Lincolnshire

This pleasant 3 miles walk circles the attractive parishes of Goulceby and Asterby and take you through gentle farmland, quiet lanes and along part of the Viking Way, offering stunning views over the Lincolnshire Wolds.

In the Footsteps of Kolkr - Red Hill
distance 5.64km Vertical gain +79m Vertical drop -81m Durée 1h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Goulceby - Lincolnshire

This pleasant 3.5 miles walk circles the attractive parishes of Goulceby and Asterby and take you through gentle farmland, quiet lanes and along part of the Viking Way, offering stunning views over the Lincolnshire Wolds.

On Foot from Fotherby - Utterby
distance 8.94km Vertical gain +71m Vertical drop -71m Durée 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Fotherby - Lincolnshire

A delightful 6 mile walk from Fotherby taking in Utterby, passing Packhorse Bridge and St Andrew's church before joining the disused railway line. There are fine views of the eastern edge of the Wolds, across the marsh towards the coastline and round to the Humber.

On Foot from Fotherby - North Elkington
distance 8.94km Vertical gain +96m Vertical drop -96m Durée 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Fotherby - Lincolnshire

A pleasant 6 miles walk from Fotherby towards North Elkington, passing through a Deserted Medieval Village, with fine views of the eastern edge of the Wolds, across the marsh towards the coastline and round to the Humber.

Walking A walk for all Ages ( Download : )
A walk for all Ages
distance 8.58km Vertical gain +54m Vertical drop -58m Durée 2h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in South Thoresby - Lincolnshire

This walk combines the history and wildlife of an ancient Wolds valley with the open space and stunning views of the Wolds and the coast, along with a visit to South Thoresby Warren Local Nature Reserve. You can also strike out into the Swaby valley or visit the small church of St. Leonard at Haugh.

Two Churches and a Canal via North Cockerington
distance 14.99km Vertical gain +17m Vertical drop -17m Durée 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a 8.5 mile walk exploring the Louth Canal and nearby village of North Cockerington. Keep a watch for the darting blue of the kingfisher or the antics of the moorhens as they squabble amongst themselves.

Walking Two Churches and a Canal ( Download : )
Two Churches and a Canal
distance 9.98km Vertical gain +15m Vertical drop -15m Durée 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a 6 mile walk exploring the Louth Canal and nearby village of Alvingham, with two churches in one churchyard. Keep a watch for the darting blue of the kingfisher or the antics of the moorhens as they squabble amongst themselves.

Walking Around Historic Alford ( Download : )
Around Historic Alford
distance 3.43km Vertical gain +4m Vertical drop -4m Durée 1h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Alford - Lincolnshire

A circular walk around the streets in the centre of the historic town of Alford. The name derives from either the Old English “alder ford” or “ford by a heathen temple”. Here the Lincolnshire Wolds meets the Lindsey Marsh.

Centred around three market places, there is a wealth of 17th and 18th century buildings including a thatched Manor House, a working windmill and fine 14th century church.

Walking Ramble to Rigsby ( Download : )
Ramble to Rigsby
distance 7.52km Vertical gain +46m Vertical drop -46m Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Alford - Lincolnshire

This is an enjoyable 5 mile circular walk from Alford up into the Lincolnshire Wolds at Rigsby before returning to Alford. The route follows grass tracks and quiet lanes as well as across some arable land. There are excellent views of the Lincolnshire coast and Alford town from the ridge and Rigsby.

Rigsby church has Norman features and a fine 15th century carved font.

Walking Well Walk ( Download : )
Well Walk
distance 13.53km Vertical gain +120m Vertical drop -112m Durée 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Alford - Lincolnshire

This is a charming 8 miles walk from Alford to Well. There are steady climbs through beech woods to Ulceby, before following the road down to Skendleby Psalter. From here back to Well with its rare classical church and Well Vale Hall and its lakes.

On a clear day there are views of the coast and Wolds from the higher ground.

Walking Round Louth Walk ( Download : )
Round Louth Walk
distance 22.46km Vertical gain +158m Vertical drop -158m Durée 6h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hallington - Lincolnshire

The 14 miles Round Louth Walk circles the historic market town, journeying into the surrounding countryside of the Wolds and Marsh. The route is waymarked by a blue spire walk logo.

Walking On Top of the Wolds ( Download : )
On Top of the Wolds
distance 8.39km Vertical gain +94m Vertical drop -92m Durée 2h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

This is a delightful 5.5 mile walk taking you high into the Wolds. There are fine views to the coast and back to Louth with St James's Church spire visible for miles. Walking along tracks and paths, this really does give a flavour of hilly Lincolnshire.

Walking Vales & Views ( Download : )
Vales & Views
distance 12.89km Vertical gain +158m Vertical drop -158m Durée 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

This walk takes in the high points above Hubbard’s Hills before dropping down into the secluded Welton le Wold valley. Explore the historic church and parkland at South Elkington before journeying back to Louth.

Walking Hills & Hamlets ( Download : )
Hills & Hamlets
distance 9.95km Vertical gain +83m Vertical drop -81m Durée 3h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

This is an enjoyable, circular walk of 6.5 miles from Louth to Tathwell and Raithby. The route crosses fields and follows grass tracks to explore these small hamlets. Great views towards Stenigot Mast and beyond can be seen on a clear day.

Walking A Walk on the Wild Side ( Download : )
A Walk on the Wild Side
distance 11.39km Vertical gain +31m Vertical drop -29m Durée 3h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ludford - Lincolnshire

Starting from Ludford, this dog-friendly walk joins the Viking Way long distance footpath and leaves the village past the old 101 Squadron airfield, skirting the edge of the Deserted Medieval Village at Wykeham and leaving the Viking Way. Onwards and upwards to Great Tows, the highest point of the walk where there are fine views of the Wolds top and often a brisk breeze blowing.

Through Louth and Hubbard's Hill
distance 5.02km Vertical gain +55m Vertical drop -49m Durée 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Louth - Lincolnshire

Hubbard's Hills was donated to the town of Louth by the trustees of Auguste Alphonse Pahud, and opened to the public on 1 August 1907.

distance 9.91km Vertical gain +3m Vertical drop -4m Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Moulton - Lincolnshire

This Lincolnshire walk offers great rewards including panoramic views, close-ups of boats heading to and from the marina at Fosdyke and an abundance of birds.Vast skies dominate Moulton Marsh, part of The Wash and Lincolnshire's last great coastal wilderness.

distance 15.33km Vertical gain +3m Vertical drop -1m Durée 4h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Fosdyke - Lincolnshire

Vast skies dominate Moulton Marsh, part of The Wash and Lincolnshire's last great coastal wilderness. This walk offers great rewards including panoramic views, close-ups of boats heading to and from the marina at Fosdyke and an abundance of birds.

distance 13.52km Vertical gain +10m Vertical drop -11m Durée 3h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bardney - Lincolnshire

This Lincolnshire walk is somewhat different in that walkers can do some route finding for themselves. This is because Chambers Farm Wood has several self-guided, waymarked routes that can be used to vary my preferred route described below. Part of the walk follows quiet country lanes and traverses typical Lincolnshire countryside.

Walking Culverthorpe ( Download : )
distance 6.41km Vertical gain +35m Vertical drop -35m Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Culverthorpe and Kelby - Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire walk that explores the parkland and surroundings of Culverthorpe Hall using some of the many local footpaths and also some of the "Stepping Out" paths set up by North Kesteven District Council.

Walking Dunston & Nocton ( Download : )
distance 7.43km Vertical gain +19m Vertical drop -19m Durée 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Dunston - Lincolnshire

This Lincolnshire walk visits two villages with an array of interesting things to see including a statue to George III and a sculpture of a cow made by children from old farm implements.