You can view an interactive map of walks on Heritage Lincolnshire's website.
An energetic ramble through the glorious Nettleton Valley and scaling up towards the highest point in the Lincolnshire Wolds, with glorious views of the surrounding countryside. We will stop for lunch at the Blacksmith's Arms in Rothwell, a delightful 18th century coach house. Please book a table in advance: 01472 371300. The route continues through the Cherry Valley before ending back at Nettleton.
Self led walks from 10:30am til 16:00, pick up the clue sheet and off you go, searching for the clues about the village. All the family can take part but please keep your dog on a lead. Take your time to enjoy the buildings, tracks and fields of this area. There's a pub, a teashop, a church, a chapel, a pretty shop and a playground - something for everyone. Bring your Treasure Hunt sheet back to the Village Hall and check if you've got all the clues.
Self led walks from 10:30am to 16:00, allow 2 hrs, a gentle walk on mostly flat grass track around an enclosed wildflower meadow. You'll find it difficult to believe that this land was once the local authority refuse dump, now reclaimed to create an asset for the community. An information board is situated at the entrance to the site.
A gentle walk up the hillside and through the woodland planted by a local ornithologist to attract a wide range of birds. He will describe his work and the birds you may see or hear. This walk takes place on private land.
A fun and easy stroll for all the family down to the chalk stream Nettleton beck to catch some water bugs and hear about how they help us monitor the health of our rivers.
Follow the Viking Way up the beautiful Nettleton Valley. Discover behind today's peaceful landscape the industrial heritage of the ironstone mines which scarred this valley until only fifty years ago. This walk includes a section over private land by kind permission of the landowner.
Stroll through the village of Nettleton with its attractive ironstone cottages and the splendidly restored Saxon church. You'll see clues left by the industrial legacy of iron-stone mining. Find our unusual First World War memorial and admire the gardens of Nettleton before returning to the fine ironstone village hall.
Explore the Bain Valley, The Viking Way and hills around Donington on this moderate walk and experience the beauty of The Wolds in a different light. Why not have a meal in the pub before we set off. Free soup and a roll at the end. Head torches mandatory.
Walks from 1 to 8 miles, the normally private Stourton Estate will be open for visitors to explore for a day. Enjoy the many tracks running through the parkland and woodlands of this historic property. See our herd of red deer before enjoying a cup of tea and slice of cake in the Arboretum.
An exciting off-road event for mobility device users; exploring the beautiful outdoors of the Stourton Estate in a locally manufactured truly 4x4 mobility scooter, TerrainHopper. No licence required. Joystick steering available. Book an hour-long session by contacting Debbie on 01472 566566. Entrance free, small fee for refreshments. www.terrainhopper.com
A saunter across private land, in the company of the landowner, to explore the new Horncastle Flood Defences. (Turn back here for shorter walk.) Continue past listed Water Mill to Stourton Old Hall site for refreshments, then a chance to climb the water tower for expansive views across farmland and home. Not buggy friendly.
Take a gentle stroll across the Stourton Estate to view our herd of red deer grazing in the parklands, then climb the stairs and savour the view of the Lincolnshire Wolds from the top of our Victorian Water Tower before enjoying tea and cakes in the Arboretum.
Enjoy breathtaking views, agricultural landscapes and lunch at Bolingbroke Castle on this circular walk from West Keal. There are several fairly steep inclines and the walk may be muddy in places. Café will be open in the morning but not when we return. Featuring a short tour of Bolingbroke Castle by Heritage Lincolnshire's Site Manager.
A lovely afternoon walk around Henry Winn's parish of Fulletby, encompassing streams, valleys and fantastic views of How Hill accompanied by Henry Winn's words and poems. The walk will finish at St Andrew's church with an exhibition of Winn memorabilia and tea and cakes.
Follow in the steps trodden by generations of parsons travelling from Langton to Sutterby to take services. Pass over private farmland and visit historical landmarks on the Langton and Harrington estates. See where Samuel Johnson rolled down the historic Sheepwalks and visit remarkable Georgian and Norman churches.
An energetic circular walk through a variety of terrains. On route you will learn about the local history, fauna and flora. Spectacular views down towards the Rasen Valley. Toilets and a café are half way round.
An energetic walk mainly over pasture land in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views towards Park Hill, Gaumer Hill, Juice Trump Hill and even Hunstanton on a fine day.
Join us for a gently stroll which will pass nature reserves, visit the Round and Round House and the Cloud Bar and finish with a walk along the lovely sandy beach. For more events at the Coastal Country Park see the brochure at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coastalcountrypark/events
A moderate, guided walk with varied terrain and stunning views. Where else could you see the sea, a steep-sided gorge and a deserted medieval village? Also on offer are close encounters with woodland, open countryside and horse drawn wagons. Your guide will tell the story of this ancient countryside.
A walk past the Pack Horse bridge, to the top of the Wolds overlooking the River Humber and North Sea, finishing with a BBQ (charges apply, raising funds for the church) in the village church yard.
An energetic circular walk from Scamblesby, taking the Viking Way south to Fulletby, then returning north via Asterby Top (where there is a fantastic view) to Goulceby and then back along the Viking Way to Scamblesby.
oin Beverley Gormley from Heritage Lincolnshire's Layers of History to discover the Layers of History in this beautiful part of the Wolds. Starting at Brinkhill, we will pass into the South Ormsby Estate, see the ruined church at Calceby deserted medieval village and return past the moated manor at Driby.
A moderate woodland walk with the Limewood's Forester. Whilst in the beautiful surroundings of the ancient woods, we'll discover something of their history and current management.
A guided walk around the bomb dump and dispersal area of the former RAF Woodhall Spa, now part of Ostler's Plantation. A history of the airfield is included. An easy walk but waterproof boots are advised if wet. Not suitable for small children.
Start Time 18.00 Church Visit, 18.30 Walk starts. A moderate 5.5mile Walk with Talks and extensive views. Learn more about the crops grown and other rural businesses. Led by a retired local farmer, with maybe some surprises on the way. With one incline at the start, this half a mile can be omitted by arrangement.
The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way, 75 miles circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in-between. Tony Groom (who devised the walk) will lead you at a leisurely pace, stopping at places along the way. Walks start at 9.30 at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but not essential as you book per day. See www.facebook.com/lincswoldswalking for more details. (please note there is no online ticket facility for booking walks. Your walk leader will discuss payment arrangements when you book.)
An attractive walk through picturesque countryside, walking along tracks, across meadows, through woods and field edges. Over two fords and a little road walking. This walk is part of the Lincoln Ramblers Walk 2018 programme.
An easy walk through Swaby and Belleau including Swaby Valley. Soup and bread at the Village Hall afterwards.
A moderate walk starting from the new North Sea Observatory and exploring the wildlife and heritage of the Coastal Country Park. For more events at the Coastal Country Park see the brochure at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coastalcountrypark/events
An easy stroll following the River Rase to Willingham Woods returning along the bottom of the escarpment. Themed 1940's dress with the best costume judged by the owner awarded free Cream Tea afterwards. Order type of tea when booking. Booking by 18.00hrs 16 May. Cost: High Tea £12.50pp Cream Tea £6.50 pp
A gentle stroll around the village of Ludford suitable for all the family. On route you will learn about the history of Ludford and the important part Ludford played during WWII and afterwards as a nuclear missile base.
An energetic circular walk from Binbrook, taking in Stainton le Vale, Tealby and Kirmond le Mire. Returning via Thorpe le Vale.
A morning's stroll around the lanes between Hainton and East Torrington, pausing to take in the landmarks of a remarkable surviving medieval landscape.
The landscape of the Wolds is full of history; this moderate walk starts from the deserted medieval village of Sutterby, visits the amazing earthworks of Driby and calls at the historic village of Brinkhill. Led by walk leader Phil Dixon of The Spirit of Sutterby Project with Dave Start providing short talks on the history we pass.
An easy evening walk on footpaths mainly but with some road walking around the villages of Alvingham and North Cockerington. Including a look at Alvingham Water Mill, the unique features of Louth Navigation, Alvingham's two Churches and the site of Alvingham Priory. For further info go to www.louthcanal.org.uk and leaflet "Two Churches and a Canal"
The second day of our Great Walk. The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way, 75 miles circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in-between. Tony Groom (who devised the walk) will lead you at a leisurely pace, stopping at places along the way. Walks start at 9.30 at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but not essential as you book per day. See www.facebook.com/lincswoldswalking for more details. (please note there is no online ticket facility for booking walks. Your walk leader will discuss payment arrangements when you book.)
Join the Webtogs team in taking a moderately paced walk around the beautiful countryside of Louth. We'll be making our way through picture-perfect fields and South Elkington's stunning Church before stopping at the Muddy Paws Country Store for refreshments. Finally we will travel back through Louth's famous Westgate Fields and Hubbards Hills - a must see for anyone new to the area.
Something different; a linear walk using the No 6 bus to get to or return to the starting point. Walk through beautiful Wolds countryside almost completely along off road paths, stopping for lunch at the historic St Andrew's Church, Ashby Puerorum. Might be cattle in one field.
A steady saunter through fields and woods, can be muddy in places, to Sunnyside Up where we will stop for a lunch break. Bring your own or purchase from the café/shop to support local businesses. (own food & drinks should not be consumed on Sunnyside Up premises)
Gunby Hall and Willow Cottage are two strikingly beautiful, but completely different gardens. Enjoy a relaxed and informative garden tour of Gunby by Head Gardener Clive, and, following lunch, the easy walk to Willow Cottage where Karen and Bob will guide you through their picturesque garden. Refreshments available at both gardens. Booking only (Max Nos 50) by 1800hrs Mon 21st May Tel 07774 870632.
A gentle morning stroll starting and finishing at Alford Manor House
An easy early evening walk around Cadwell Park, one of the worlds most iconic and picturesque motor racing circuits. The tracks twisting and undulating nature winds through open park and woodland. Fingers crossed that the race calendar allows for part of this walk to take place on the fearsome and photogenic "Mountain". Not suitable for children.
Our moderately strenuous walk in this classic Wolds landscape will start and end at Oxcombe Pottery where you can learn more about this thriving educational space. Mostly following farm tracks and field paths we will walk through the tiny hamlets of Ruckland and Farforth, before ending with refreshments back at the pottery.
An energetic circular walk from Hagworthingham, passing through the villages of Tetford and South Ormsby with some splendid views of the rolling Wolds countryside.
From Utterby past the Pack Horse bridge to the top of the Wolds. Down to the villages of Fotherby, Little Grimsby, Yarburgh, Covenham and back to Utterby for light refreshments.
A moderate circular wander around Caistor using local footpaths and the Viking Way, suitable for the whole family. We will pass through Nettleton which sits in a valley at the foot of Nettleton Hill. This walk afford views of rolling fields and the natural features of Lincolnshire North Wolds. There will be refreshments available at the School in addition to a climbing tower.
A moderately paced ramble through the valleys and over the hills in the Northern Wolds with spectacular views. Come early for a Full English Breakfast or coffee & cake in The Arts Centre Café, open from 9am. Pub food or Fish & Chips at the end, charges apply.
A walk and talk following in the footsteps of Tennyson. Visit some of his boyhood haunts, including locations not usually open to the public. See some of the places that inspired some of his most famous poetry. Teas and cakes available at the end.
Explore the Bain Valley, The Viking Way and hills around Donington On Bain on this moderate walk and experience the beauty of The Wolds in a different light. Why not have a meal in the pub before we set off. Free soup and a roll at the end. Head torches mandatory.
An energetic all-day walk at an accommodating pace. A scenic route showing the Lincolnshire countryside in springtime. The walk is best suited to walkers comfortable with the distance and the hilly ascents/descents. Please ensure enough food and liquid is carried and that footwear and clothing is suitable for the weather conditions on the day.
Starting with a steep climb up Tetford Hill to give wonderful Wolds views, this energetic walk includes a number of hills and some interesting hamlets and churches. These include Farforth, Oxcombe and Somersby where the poet Alfred Tennyson was born.
The third day of our Great Walk. The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way, 75 miles circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in-between. Tony Groom (who devised the walk) will lead you at a lesiurely pace, stopping at places along the way. Walks start at 9.30 at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but not essential as you book per day. See www.facebook.com/lincswoldswalking for more details. (please note there is no online ticket facility for booking walks. Your walk leader will discuss payment arrangements when you book.)
This is an exciting opportunity to learn the skills of Bushcraft in a woodland setting. The course is aimed at families with children and is being led by Andy Lanes on behalf of the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival. Booking directly with Andy is essential. There is a charge of £20 per family (2 adults) children are free. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
A moderately paced ramble through fields by the River Bain, climbing to the second highest viillage in the Wolds. There may be cake available in cafes at the end of the walk. Stagecoach 6 operates on Sundays.
A moderate afternoon walk for reasonably active people. Beginning and ending at St James' Church, following historic Gatherums and Monks Dyke, travelling down the canal towpath, across fields to Stewton Church where refreshments will be provided free of charge. On return to St James' Church guides will be available.
A guided walk taking in the historic market town of Horncastle and the banks of the canal that did so much to establish the town as the commercial centre of the South Wolds. Walk along the track of the Horncastle branch line.
Adults get a set of clues to follow the trail and find answers to the questions. Small treasure hunt for children around the theatre building and car park, accompanied please as cars will be present, collect all the picture clues to complete the trail and win a sweetie. (Children's Trail 30 mins, Adult Trail 2hrs)
A moderately paced wander through Snipe Dales Country Park and Nature Reserve, out into the open countryside with views of Horncastle and surrounding area including the site of the Battle of Winceby. Stagecoach 6 operates on Public Holidays. Sorry, strictly no dogs in the Nature reserve
Time: 11.00am -17.00. Test your map reading skills and explore the Ice House Pond at Gunby Estate Hall and Gardens. See how many activities you can tick off as part of 50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4. Suitable for families
A gentle stroll of interest for all ages- following the Caistor Treasure Hunt Trail. You will walk through part of the Conservation Area and some post war development. You will see some listed buildings. Walk ends at the Heritage Centre where more about Historic Caistor can be learned.
A scenic walk around the Swallow Vale passing through woods and attractive chalk valleys. Swallow Vale is a little gem of the north west corner of the Wolds formed when the ice sheets melted and carved the valleys out of the chalk. This moderate walk is a great way to see the edge of the Wolds.
The fourth day of our Great Walk. The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way, 75 miles circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in-between. Tony Groom (who devised the walk) will lead you at a leisurely pace, stopping at places along the way. Walks start at 9.30 at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but not essential as you book per day. See www.facebook.com/lincswoldswalking for more details. (please note there is no online ticket facility for booking walks. Your walk leader will discuss payment arrangements when you book.)
An energetic circular walk through a variety of terrains. Around half of the walk is on private land not accessible to the public. On route you will learn about the local and Sutton Estate history, fauna and flora.
Join Sarah Pritchard from Heritage Lincolnshire's Layers of History team on a varied walk from Donington on Bain, along the ridge to Gayton, through the deserted medieval village of Biscathorpe and through the Bain Valley on the Viking Way.
A walk designed with children in mind, visiting the boyhood haunts of Alfred Tennyson who began writing poetry as a young boy. For children 6 years old and above. Please no toddlers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tea, cakes and sandwiches available at the end.
A gentle, informative stroll around Spilsby to coincide with the launch of the new leaflet "On the Trail of Sir John Franklin". Discover local connections to the famous Arctic Explorer, once Governor of Tasmania, and hear about his quest to discover the North-West Passage. Refreshments available afterwards at Franklin Hall. Refreshments available to buy at the end
From Tetney Lock we stroll along Louth Navigation towpath to Thoresby Warehouse 1770 we cross the canal and view the original sluice gate, the flood plain and fish retreat before arriving at Tetney Blow Wells. Our return takes us via the Bailey Bridge when we will talk about RAF North Coates. For Further info www.louthcanal.org.uk and leaflet "Two Sea Forts And A Canal"
Part of the South Ormsby Estate hosting day. Starting in the attractive parkland of the Estate, this energetic walk takes in the picturesque villages of Brinkhill, Driby, Belleau and Swaby covering some of the most beautiful views of the Wolds, including the River Great Eau valley.
The Wesley Walk is named in honour of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, whose father was rector of The South Ormsby Parish between 1690 and 1694, just prior to John's birth. This easy walk takes in the Estate parkland with some magnificent ancient trees as well as the modern farmland and pasture which makes up the estate today.
Learn more about South Ormsby village, the Hall and the Estate by taking part in this walk and talk led by custodian Mr Jon Thornes
A strenuous circular walk from Nettleton to Rothwell, passing through the dramatic Nettleton Valley, where iron ore was once mined for Scunthorpe steelworks, and over Normanby Top, Lincolnshire's highest wold.
Led by professional photographer and tutor, Adam Winfield, this walk will give you an exclusive opportunity to explore the estate of Grimblethorpe Hall, as Adam will be on hand to help you capture stunning photos of this typically Lincolncolnshire landscape whether you have a smartphone or SLR camera. Suitable for novices and enthusiasts. Refreshments available at conclusion of walk - hot and cold drinks, Estate Butchery bacon and sausage butties - please advise on any special dietary requirements when booking.
Discover the history of Gunby's estate, from Iron Age forts to medieval moats, on a gentle walk from the current Gunby Hall to the former home of the Massingberd family at Bratoft.
A family fun event on the lovely sandy beach at Chapel Point. We will explore the beach and find out what lives there and what is left behind by the tide. We will then use the shells and material we find to create our very own beach work of art. Suitable for children of all ages and the young at heart! For more events in the Coastal Country Park see the brochure at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coastalcountrypark/events
The fifth day of our Great Walk. The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way, 75 miles circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in-between. Tony Groom (who devised the walk) will lead you at a lesiurely pace, stopping at places along the way. Walks start at 9.30 at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but not essential as you book per day. See www.facebook.com/lincswoldswalking for more details. (please note there is no online ticket facility for booking walks. Your walk leader will discuss payment arrangements when you book.)
Leaving the streets of Louth behind us, we take a moderate stroll through parks and fields, including some small hills. At the end of the walk we will recover with some gentle stretching in the yoga studio, with the option to eat later in one of the several places on the cobbled street of Pawnshop Passage. Dogs are welcome on the walk but won't be able to come into the studio! Not suitable for young children. (1.5-2hrs + 1 hour stretching and yoga afterwards)
Enjoy a gentle stroll through woods and across fields with qualified Mountain Leader Tony. The purpose of the walk is to learn, refresh or improve your map reading and navigation skills and knowledge (using a compass). You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and then put your skills and knowledge into practice.
A moderately easy medium distance walk, skirting seven small villages surrounding the market town of Horncastle. At no point is the route more than half an hour's walk from the start point allowing an early opt out if required. Great views, peaceful countryside.
This is a great circular walk in the heart of the Wolds on little used paths with rough going in places. There are usually cattle along the route that traverses Furze Close Wood and passes three churches along the way. A choice of two routes on the day. The pub will be open at the finish.
Come and hunt for bugs on this short family walk. The walk is at the popular Hubbard's Hills park in Louth. We will go hunting through the Hills stopping along the River Lud to find out what aquatic bugs are living in the chalk stream. Bring your wellies.
Discover the rich historical and ritual landscape around Grimblethorpe and the Viking Way and learn how the landscape has been pivotal to the past and present families that live and work in the Lincolnshire Wolds - by kind permission of Grimblethorpe Hall Estate.
A gentle morning walk starting from the historic market town of Spilsby to Old Bolingbroke, birth place of King Henry IV. Walkers will enjoy undulating countryside, the ruins of a medieval castle and fantastic views across the Lincolnshire Wolds. Featuring a short tour of Bolinbroke Castle by Heritage Lincolnshire's Site Manager.
Children - would you like a FREE icecream? If so, bring your parents/grandparents/guardians to help you with the quiz. Starts and finishes at the Viking Centre where morning coffee, tea and cakes will be served. Claxby is a small village with an interesting history. Also suitable for adults on their own! Self-Guided 10:00 - 16:00
An interesting walk up and down the Wolds viewing the landscape where ironstone was mined in the past, ie Nettleton Top Mine, Nettleton Bottom Mine and Claxby Mine. With permission from a local landowner a spectacular view over the Trent Valley is included. The Viking Centre will host an exhibition on the local mines as well as serving morning coffee, tea and cakes.
A gentle ramble on footpaths, farm tracks and field boundaries. A wide selection of different aspects that include arable crops, woodland, parkland and water features (and the Hope Tavern). Suitable for the whole family. Morning coffee, tea and cakes available at the Viking Centre
Wonderful views over the western side of the county are the mark of this moderate walk along parts of the Viking Way and over the old Iron Stone Mine overlooking Claxby village where 250 miners once worked in the 1870s. We are privileged to be able to cross private property to experience one of the best viewpoints in Lincolnshire. Morning coffee, tea and cakes available at the Viking Centre.
Unwind and then recharge your batteries on this gentle, quiet stroll through some of the prettiest countryside in the Wolds. By connection to nature and the surroundings, you will experience a feeling of wellbeing, calm and tranquility. A guided natter-free walk, there will be stops for breathing in and bathing in the beauty of the natural world. More and more studies are proving the numerous health benefits that ecotherapy can bring to our busy noisy lives. Tea and cakes available at the end.
This walk links Tetford, Belchford, Fulletby and Salmonby. Great variety of woods, fields, lakes and wonderful views over the Wolds. We walk a section of the Viking Way and follow the course of a Roman Road.
We commence our walk at the renovated railway station which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Railway Station will be open for everyone to look around and see the changes and our heritage displays. Refreshments will be available at the station.
An easy early evening walk around Cadwell Park, one of the worlds most iconic and picturesque motor racing circuits. The tracks twisting and undulating nature winds through open park and woodland. Fingers crossed that the race calendar allows for part of this walk to take place on the fearsome and photogenic "Mountain". Not suitable for children
A moderate walk in the southern Wolds with good views to the south and west, and a variety of terrain. We will explore paths in both Snipe Dales Country Park and in the nature reserve, and pass through nearby villages. Tea and cake will be available on our return. Sorry NO DOGS
Shelter-building in a woodland glade, An event for children aged 7-14, each to be accompanied by an enthusiastic adult. A short walk to a hidden woodland glade will lead you to our shelter-building site. Please wear tough, outdoor clothing and bring gloves if you have them. It may be necessary to limit numbers on the day.
Exploring Snipe Dales' Streams. Discover the aquatic invertebrates which thrive in the rare and beautiful chalk stream habitats at Snipe Dales. Everyone is welcome to join Vicki Bush, Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Educational Officer from Gibraltar Point, on this watery, bug-hunting expedition.
Guided walk through Snipe Dales. A chance to experience Snipe Dales Country Park and Reserve in the Company of Snipe Dales' Warden, James Forrester. This will be a gentle walk to discover how this precious habitat is managed and look at the wildlife as we go - binoculars available to borrow.
The sixth day of our Great Walk. The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way, 75 miles circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in-between. Tony Groom (who devised the walk) will lead you at a leisurely pace, stopping at places along the way. Walks start at 9.30 at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but not essential as you book per day. See www.facebook.com/lincswoldswalking for more details. (please note there is no online ticket facility for booking walks. Your walk leader will discuss payment arrangements when you book.)
This sponsored walk organised by Lincoln International Business School will raise funds for the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance and the LWWF and is a moderate 10 mile walk through farmland, woodland and the start of the Lincolnshire Wolds with some excellent views and a lunch stop at the Ramblers Church at Walesby. This walk is suitable for those who are reasonably fit including older children if accompanied by a responsible adult. Rather than charging a fee for this walk we ask that you make a donation that you can afford or raise sponsorship from your family and friends.
Starting at Tetney Lock, the site of the old sea lock, we follow the original towpath upstream, at a steady pace, to The Navigation Warehouse at the Riverhead, Louth. Transport can be arranged from Navigation Warehouse, Louth to Tetney Lock for the start, if transport is required please contact LNT in advance. Further info from www.louthcanal.org.uk and leaflet "To The Sea with LNT"
A relaxing way to start the final day. Park your car at Hubbard's Hills and join us on a guided walk to South Elkington for the Festival Finale. There will be a guided walk back to Hubbard's Hills in the afternoon, see walk 104
Explore the wooded valleys around South Elkington
Discover the beauty and history of South Elkington as we stroll through the woods, pass the lake and visit All Saint's Church. Two options, 10.45am & 14.00
A hilly leg-stretcher with plenty to see and lots to imagine. From South Elkington we head out to Welton le Wold before climbing up to the deserted medieval village of Calcethorpe, passing through Kelstern and over to Fotherby Top. Crossing ancient earthworks we'll reach another DMV at North Elkington on our return.
See what is going on at the farm today. The visit will include green waste recycling, Lincoln Russet cows, biomass boiler, get into as few cars as possible and drive to 5/6 points of interest. Distance 3-4 miles in the car, walk 80 m each time. Opportunity to question the farmer. Book in advance by 1st June to avoid disappointment. Contact Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
Discover the beautiful and varied countryside surrounding the village and estate of South Elkington
Conclude the festival with the final walk back to your car. An enjoyable way of finishing the day with an entirely different route back to Hubbard's Hills. (see walk 98)