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THE 2016 FESTIVAL RAN FROM SATURDAY 21 MAY TO SUNDAY 5 JUNE

Launching from the pretty village of Donington-on-Bain on 21 May the event offered 113 great walks over 16 days of really good walking in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, until our festival finale at Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens National Trust property on 5 June.

Provisional dates for next year's event are Saturday 20 May - Sunday 4 June 2017. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 


 

 

 

 

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  • 1
    Saturday 21st May 09:30AM

    The Great Walk! Lincs Wolds Way (Day 1) Donington-on-Bain to Tetford

    The biggest walk of the festival! A chance to walk the Lincs Wolds Way 75 mile circular walk in 6 manageable stages, with a rest day in between. Tony Groom (who created this walk) will lead you at a leisurely pace, stopping at places of interest and viewpoints along the way. Walks start at 9.30am at the end point of each day's walk with transport to the start point. Great if walkers can complete the entire walk but this is not essential as you book per day.
    Cost £6 per day contribution to transport costs
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 12.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 5.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Places on this walk are limited and MUST be booked by contacting the leader (preferably by email). Full details regarding start locations, times and what to bring will be given on booking
    • Organisation
      Lincs Wolds Walking
    • Leader
      Tony Groom 01507 354389 or tony@tonygroom.com
  • 2
    Saturday 21st May 10:30AM

    Round the Tower Circular

    A lovely walk in a beautiful part of the Wolds. This is a circular walk whose hub is the impressive Belmont TV tower, a landmark visible across the entire Wolds. The walk takes in Benniworth Lakes, Burgh-on-Bain and the medieval village of Biscathorpe.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 238 827
    • 9.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, fields, farm tracks, country lanes. Undulating countryside, not flat but no steep climbs
    • 4.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Lincoln Footprints
    • Leader
      Gary Beighton 07582 227856
  • 3
    Saturday 21st May 10:45AM

    Interpreting Doningon-on-Bain

    To the practised eye, roads and buildings can reveal a great deal about a place. Join Jan Allen from Lincolnshire County Council's Historic Environment Team for an easy and accessible walk around the village to discover more about Donington-on-Bain.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 238 827
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, tracks, field paths
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Jan Allen Jan.allen@lincolnshire.gov.uk
  • 4
    Saturday 21st May 11:00AM

    Family Exploring Walk

    Explore this special area round the River Bain and the village of Donington on this gentle family-fun walk – what will we find in the undergrowth, flitting over the meadow or lurking in the stream? There will be bridges so unsuitable for pushchairs, and there may be livestock, so all dogs on leads please.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 238 827
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Tarmac footways, grass fields & tracks
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service
    • Leader
      Helen Gamble 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
  • 5
    Saturday 21st May 11:30AM

    Almost Everest!

    Local walker Tracy climbed to Everest Base Camp in 2015, raising funds for the Alzheimer's Society. Join Tracy on an energetic romp up and around Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Red Hill Nature Reserve*, scenic views (almost) guaranteed! *No dogs allowed
    Cost Donations to the Alzheimer's Society appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF238 827
    • 7.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks, field paths, some road. Steep hills
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Heritage Lincolnshire
    • Leader
      Tracy Salkeld 07789 901861
  • 6
    Saturday 21st May 12:30PM

    Railways and Radar

    A moderate walk, with one steep hill, through sheltered fields and across exposed hilltops. Along the way we will hear the history of the railway through Donington-on-Bain, Stenigot and its church and the Stenigot Radar Station.
    Cost Donations for the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 238 827
    • 7 miles
    • Moderate
    • Field paths, tracks and roads
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
    • Leader
      Stewart Squires 01673 863030
  • 7
    Saturday 21st May 01:00PM

    Vikings and Volunteers

    A walk to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Viking Way and the 4th year of the County Council's countryside access volunteer scheme. We will walk along part of the Viking Way and look at the work of the volunteers. If you want to know about either why not come along and join us.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 238 827
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Field paths, short road section
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Lincolnshire County Council Countryside Services Team 01522 782070 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 8
    Saturday 21st May 01:00PM

    Interpreting Doningon-on-Bain

    To the practised eye, roads and buildings can reveal a great deal about a place. Join Jan Allen from Lincolnshire County Council's Historic Environment Team for an easy and accessible walk around the village to discover more about Donington-on-Bain.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 236 829
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, tracks, field paths
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Football field, Station Road, Donington-on-Bain LN11 9TR. Parking available at the launch venue
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Jan Allen jan.allen@lincolnshire.gov.uk
  • 9
    Saturday 21st May 08:30PM

    Night Walk 1

    Discover and experience the Wolds in a different light! This moderate walk crosses the fields, streams and hills of the southern Wolds. Starting before dark we become adjusted to the fading light then darkness itself. You'll be surprised at how much you can see. Why not eat at the pub before we walk? Head torches mandatory. Free soup and a roll at the end of the walk.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 345 696
    • 7.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Paths and tracks
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      George and Dragon Pub, Hagworthingham PE23 4NA. Parking available to rear of pub by kind persmission of Martin and Jackie
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
  • 10
    Sunday 22nd May 09:30AM

    Alford Wolds Walk

    Alford old and new features on this energetic walk up into the Lincolnshire Wolds and back. Along the way we'll discover a little about Alford Manor House (built c.1611) and the railway (closed 1971) as well as some current initiatives. Refreshments available to purchase before and after the walk.
    Cost Free, charges for refreshments apply. Donations to the Manor House would be appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 453 760
    • 7.75 miles
    • Moderate
    • Pavements, lanes, tracks and fields. Steep in parts
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Alford Manor House, West Street, Alford LN13 9HT (LN13 9EP sat nav). Parking rear of Alford Manor House or South Market Place pay and display car park LN13 9EB
    • Organisation
      Alford Town Council
    • Leader
      Neil Calvert 01507 466977"
  • 11
    Sunday 22nd May 11:30AM

    Watercress Walk

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of the railways and the watercress industry in Healing. At the end of the walk you can have afternoon tea in the former cress bed manager's house which is now a luxury guest house.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref n/a / n/a
    • 1.25 miles
    • Easy
    • Tarmac road (private track)
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Cress Cottage Guesthouse
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm)
  • 12
    Sunday 22nd May 01:30PM

    Countryside around Waltham

    A full afternoon's walk through the countryside around Waltham. Taking in the picturesque Waltham Windmill and the village church of Barnoldby-le-Beck, then towards the end of the walk we'll be passing by Brackenbury's of Brigsley ice cream shop, one of the oldest manufacturers of ice cream in the country, dating back to 1833.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 260 038
    • 9.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Mix of tracks, field edge paths and some urban footways
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Waltham Parish Council Offices, Kirkgate, Waltham DN37 0LS. Free parking available in Kirkgate car park adjacent to start point
    • Organisation
      ENGIE
    • Leader
      Anthony Snell 01472 324489 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 13
    Tuesday 22nd March 02:00PM

    Secret Stourton

    Take a gentle stroll across the Stourton Estate to see 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 newly-restored Victorian water tower before enjoying tea and cakes on the Old Hall lawn.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 3.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks, paths and fields
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Stourton Estates Ltd.
    • Leader
      Antony Strawson 01507 578236 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 14
    Sunday 22nd May 02:00PM

    Discover Scrivelsby Estate

    An easy walk for all members of the family, passing through medieval parkland and farm tracks not normally open to the public. The walk includes the walled garden, moat and church of the Scrivelsby Estate, historic home of the Dymoke family. Teas will be served in the Walled Garden at the end of the walk.
    Cost Free – Charges for refreshments apply and donations to St Benedict's roof appeal welcome
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 267 659
    • 4.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Tracks, fields and parkland
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Church Field, Scrivelsby, Horncastle LN9 6JL. Ample car parking adjacent to start
    • Organisation
      Scrivelsby Estate
    • Leader
      Gail, Francis and Philip Dymoke 01507 522337 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 15
    Sunday 22nd May 02:00PM

    Henry Winn's Footsteps

    A pleasant afternoon walk around Henry Winn's parish of Fulletby, encompassing streams, valleys and fantastic views from Hoe 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.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply. Donations to church welcome
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 297 733
    • 3 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths (including permissive), hills & valleys, fields
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Manor Farm, Fulletby, High Street, Fulletby LN9 6JY. Parking available by kind permission of Manor Farm
    • Organisation
      Fulletby VCC
    • Leader
      Paul Morris 07939 297774
  • 16
    Sunday 22nd May 03:00PM

    Heritage Walk

    Gentle walk around Market Rasen looking at the buildings and learning about the history of the town.
    Cost Free - donations welcome
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 2 miles
    • Easy
    • Town roads
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Rase Heritage Society
    • Leader
      Mal Jones 01673 844408
  • 17
    Sunday 22nd May 04:00PM

    Healing Manor History

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of Healing Manor and the lives of the people who lived there, including a Countess and a Viscount. Learn about the development of the estate.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 214 100
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths (including permissive), hills & valleys, fields
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Healing Manor Hotel DN41 7QF. Parking available by kind permission
    • Organisation
      Healing Manor
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 18
    Monday 23rd May 09:30AM

    The Great Walk! Lincs Wolds Way (Day 2) Tetford to Louth

    The second day of our Great Walk. See Walk 1 above, the festival website and www. lincswoldwalking.co.uk for more details.
    Cost £6 per day contribution to transport costs
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 15.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 7 hours
    • Start Point
      Places on this walk are limited and must be booked by contacting the leader (preferably by email). Full details regarding start locations, times and what to bring will be given on booking
    • Organisation
      Lincs Wolds Walking
    • Leader
      Tony Groom 01507 354389 or tony@tonygroom.com
  • 19
    Monday 23rd May 10:00AM

    Coast and Country

    Explore the coast, nature reserves old and new, and farmland on this moderate walk in the Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 541 786
    • 7 miles
    • Moderate
    • Beach, sea wall, field paths, tracks and quiet lanes
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Huttoft car terrace LN13 9RT Parking available at Huttoft car terrace - off Sea Lane at the southern end of Sandilands Golf Course between Sandilands and Anderby Creek"
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Lincolnshire County Council Countryside Services Team 01522 782070 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 20
    Monday 23rd May 10:00AM

    Up and Down the Western Wolds

    The energetic walk up the scarp slope of the Wolds is worthwhile for the magnificent views westward. The nearby radar station is the highest point east until the Ural Mountains. Come down from Normanby-le-Wold to the pretty village of Claxby, past the vineyard before making another ascent and descent back to Walesby.
    Cost Donations to Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 133 923
    • 6.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Public footpaths, some steep slopes, some stiles
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      St Mary's Church, Rasen Road, Walesby LN8 3UW
    • Organisation
      Walkers Are Welcome, Caistor
    • Leader
      Elizabeth Jefferson 01472 851468
  • 21
    Monday 23rd May 11:15AM

    Horncastle to Hag by Bus and the Long Way Back

    Catch the bus from Horncastle (Interconnect Bus 6 leaves Horncastle 10.50 arrives Hagworthingham at 11.04 please check times in advance) for a moderate linear walk through the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds. Including a spell on the Viking Way, this walk passes through some delightful villages and hamlets and offers outstanding views as you return to Horncastle.
    Cost Donations to Horncastle and District Lions Club appreciated. Bus fares apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 346 696
    • 8.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths and bridleways with some stiles. Muddy at times. Some minor road walking
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Bus stop adjacent George and Dragon pub, High Street, Hagworthingham PE23 4NA
    • Organisation
      Horncastle Walkers are Welcome
    • Leader
      Bob Wayne 01507 527366
  • 22
    Monday 23rd May 05:00PM

    An Utterby Evening

    A pleasant stroll past the packhorse bridge at Utterby, and up to the Beacon overlooking Fotherby village, with panoramic views on a good day! Complimentary soft drinks available for walkers in the church from 4.30pm then join us for a BBQ on your return. Please note, there may be cattle in fields.
    Cost Free - charges for BBQ refreshments apply and donations to the church appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 4.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Pathways, quiet lanes, some hills
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      St Andrew's DCC
    • Leader
      Mike Stewart 01472 280252
  • 23
    Tuesday 24th May 09:20AM

    Train Walk: Hike from Habrough

    A linear walk from Habrough via Stallingborough and Healing to Great Coates then catch a bus into Grimsby. Trains depart Cleethorpes 08.55, Grimsby 09.04 or  Lincoln 08.15, Market Rasen 08.32 to Habrough. Check train times with leader
    Cost Free - fares apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 146 136
    • 8 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, fields, tracks
    • 4.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Railway Station, Habrough DN40 3AB. Car parking available at the station
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Stuart Parker 01522 534655
  • 24
    Tuesday 24th May 09:30AM

    Mostly Moats

    While we stroll through the fine chalk landscapes of the southern Wolds, our guide will tell us about the earthworks along the route, including the moats and medieval village sites of Calceby, Driby and Brinkhill. At the end, we will enjoy a bowl of soup and a hot drink at Swaby Village Hall.
    Cost £3.50 donation to Swaby Village Hall. Soup, roll and hot drink will be provided at the end of the walk
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 6 miles
    • Moderate
    • Good paths, some roads, uneven ground, stiles.
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Heritage Lincolnshire
    • Leader
      David Start/Beth King 01529 461499 (Ask for Admin when phoning. Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 25
    Tuesday 24th May 10:30AM

    A Picturesque Round

    An energetic walk on some permissive paths round the side of Gaumer Hill, past Sheep Wash to join the Viking Way to Belchford. Passing what was Wood Farm, we then walk along an escarpment edge overlooking the large valley area then onto more permissive paths back to Scamblesby.
    Cost Donations for use of toilets and car park please
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 280 784
    • 10.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, fields, roads, some hilly sections
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Scamblesby Chapel, Chapel Lane, Scamblesby LN11 9XR by kind permission
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Grimsby/Louth Group
    • Leader
      David Light 07791 934312
  • 26
    Tuesday 24th May 10:30AM

    A Walk With a View

    Lovely day's walk through the woods and fields to Claxby, past the vineyard and up to the Viking Way with great views over towards Lincoln. Then along to the Ramblers church at Walesby and through the deer farm to Risby, down off the Viking Way and back through the woods to Market Rasen.
    Cost Donations to Walkers Are Welcome are appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 107 892
    • 11 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, fields, roads, some hilly sections
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Rasen, Market Place, LN8 3HL. Parking available at John St Car Park
    • Organisation
      Market Rasen Walkers Are Welcome
    • Leader
      Gary Beighton 07582 227856
  • 27
    Tuesday 24th May 02:00PM

    Historic Tattershall

    A short and easy walk starting from Tattershall Castle alongside the River Bain in the company of Heritage Lincolnshire and the National Trust. We'll explore the village's fascinating history and look out for some of its hidden gems. Finishing back at the Castle Guardhouse where refreshments are available.
    Cost Donations welcome, split between Heritage Lincolnshire and the National Trust. Charges for refreshments apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 211 576
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Pathways, field tracks, river banks, pavements
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Castle main entrance in front of Guardhouse LN4 4LR. Free parking in National Trust car park
    • Organisation
      Heritage Lincolnshire
    • Leader
      Ian Marshman / Paul Robinson 01529 461499 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 28
    Tuesday 24th May 06:15PM

    Claxby Ironstone Mine

    An energetic walk to look at the remains of the Claxby Ironstone Mine ( 1868 -1885 ) with historian Stewart Squires. Fantastic views of the Ancholme valley. Burgers, hot dogs and drinks will be available to purchase at the Viking Centre.
    Cost Proceeds to the Viking Centre and Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 4 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths and private land. Steep climb on rough pasture
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact walk leader. Start point will be given at time of booking.
    • Organisation
      West Lindsey Silver Jubilee Association
    • Leader
      Trevor Lyle 01673 828253 or lyletj@hotmail.co.uk
  • 29
    Wednesday 25th May 09:30AM

    The Great Walk! Lincs Wolds Way (Day 3) Louth to Utterby School

    The third day of our Great Walk. See Walk 1 above, the festival website and www. lincswoldwalking.co.uk for more details.
    Cost £6 per day contribution to transport costs
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 11 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Places on this walk are limited and must be booked by contacting the leader (preferably by email). Full details regarding start locations, times and what to bring will be given on booking
    • Organisation
      "Lincs Wolds Walking "
    • Leader
      Tony Groom 01507 354389 or tony@tonygroom.com
  • 30
    Wednesday 25th May 10:00AM

    Viking Way Celebration

    Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Viking Way and enjoy some of the best views of the Wolds on this energetic walk. We travel south over the most elevated section of the Viking Way to Normanby-le-Wold, Tealby and Walesby before turning north to Stainton-le-Vale, Thoresway and then towards Rothwell, cutting across country to the start.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 110 991
    • 18.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 7 hours
    • Start Point
      Ramblers' Car Park on Normanby Road south of Nettleton LN7 6TA
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
  • 31
    Wednesday 25th May 10:00AM

    A Stroll Through Scotchy Moor

    A moderate rural walk through bridleways and farmland with distant views of Lincoln Cathedral. At the end of the walk refreshments will be available at Langworth Memorial Hall.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 272 / TF 062 763
    • 6 miles
    • Moderate
    • Flat public footpaths, bridleways, minor roads
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      The Memorial Hall, Langworth LN3 5BB. Parking at the Hall by kind permission
    • Organisation
      Activ8 Lincoln and West Lindsey Led Walks
    • Leader
      Holly Arrowsmith/Dean Read 01522 873581 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 32
    Wednesday 25th May 10:00AM

    Around Burgh-le-Marsh

    This is a pleasant walk round Burgh-Le-Marsh which uses a mixture of paths tracks and field paths with a few stiles.
    Cost Free - donations to East Lindsey Heart Support Group appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 501 651
    • 2 miles
    • Easy
    • Paths, tracks and fields
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      "Market Place, Burgh le Marsh PE24 5JW Parking available in the Market Place or Tinkers Green Recreation Ground, Jacksons Lane PE24 5LA"
    • Organisation
      East Lindsey Heart Support Group
    • Leader
      Chris Padley 01754 890610
  • 33
    Wednesday 25th May 10:30AM

    Meander to the Medieval Moat of Bratoft

    Explore the wider estate of Gunby and take in the lumps and bumps of the former Medieval village, thriving in 1563 but deserted by the time the house was built in 1700. Cross the former East Lincolnshire Line and discover the Medieval moated manor site, the former home of the Massingberds.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 467 669
    • 3.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Tracks and fields (with a couple of stiles)
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking available at Gunby Hall & Gardens car park, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Rachel Marriott 01754 890102
  • 34
    Wednesday 25th May 07:00PM

    Walk by Water

    An energetic walk around Tattershall Lakes, walking up to Dogdyke and returning back along the River Bain.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 261 / TF 208 569
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks and grass paths, some road. Can be muddy
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Clubhouse car park, Tattershall Lakes, Sleaford Road, Tattershall LN4 4JG. Parking at Clubhouse car park
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Boston Group
    • Leader
      Alex Russell 07903 054604
  • 35
    Thursday 26th May 10:00AM

    Life's A Beach

    Enjoy long sandy beaches on this moderate walk through Lincolnshire's Coastal Country Park. We will also explore the network of nature reserves and farmland field paths that make this part of the county such a special place.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 551 761
    • 8 miles
    • Moderate
    • Beach, field paths and tracks
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Anderby Creek Car Park, Sea Road, Anderby Creek PE24 5XW
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Lincolnshire County Council Countryside Services Team 01522 782070 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 36
    Thursday 26th May 10:00AM

    Woodlands and Trails

    An easy walk using woodland paths and quiet lanes to join the Woodhall Spa Trail through the Golf Course and a beautiful rhododendron-lined path to our lunch break in Jubilee Park where refreshments and toilets are available. We return via woodland paths where hopefully we will hear the cuckoo calling.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 216 631
    • 8 miles
    • Moderate
    • Level but uneven footpaths and quiet lanes
    • 4.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Ostler's Plantation Car Park, Kirkby Lane, Kirkby-on-Bain LN10 6YY 1½ miles east of Woodhall Spa
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Boston Group
    • Leader
      Pat Budge 01205 361841(Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 37
    Thursday 26th May 10:30AM

    Back of Nowhere

    A moderate and picturesque walk through remote-feeling countryside, from the small village of Langton towards Old Woodhall. The route includes a section of "tunnel path", wild woods and abandoned roadways. There is some road-walking, most of which is on quiet back roads, except for a short stretch of the B1191.
    Cost Donations to Horncastle Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF236 689
    • 9 miles
    • Moderate
    • Field paths (possibly muddy in places) and quiet lanes
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Langton Manor Farm yard, Langton, Horncastle LN9 5JT. Parking in the farm yard courtesy of John Read. Leave Horncastle on B1191 (to Woodhall Spa), at top of hill turn right towards Langton Village. Farm entrance on left, 100m beyond church
    • Organisation
      Horncastle Walkers Are Welcome
    • Leader
      Bob Wayne 01507 527366
  • 38
    Thursday 26th May 10:30AM

    Walking in the Footsteps of Tennyson

    An informative leisurely walk and talk visiting the childhood haunts of Alfred Lord Tennyson in and around Somersby. He spent the first 28 years of his life here, the countryside that was the inspiration for much of his poetry is little changed since his day. We shall access places not usually open to the public including Somersby House (formerly the Rectory and home to the Tennyson family).
    Cost Donations for Somersby and Bag Enderby churches restoration appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 347 721
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Bridlepaths, footpaths, lanes, some fields, Can be muddy
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Bag Enderby Church PE23 4NP. Parking available in front of the church
    • Organisation
      South Ormsby Group of Parishes
    • Leader
      Debbie Jenner 01507 534847
  • 39
    Thursday 26th May 02:00PM

    Chalk Streams in the Lincolnshire Wolds

    A gentle stroll round Nettleton taking in the breathtaking views from Nettleton top before dropping down into the valley to follow the Nettleton Beck. The walk will be guided by the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project Officer who will be on hand to give information about Lincolnshire chalk streams and wildlife.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 111 991
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Paths, tracks and stiles with some roadside walking. Paths may be muddy. Some slopes
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Ramblers' Car Park on Normanby Road south of Nettleton LN7 6TA
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project
    • Leader
      Jonathan Gahan 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
  • 40
    Thursday 26th May 12:00AM

    A Walk Around Alvingham and North Cockerington

    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. N.B. If you would like to look inside the Mill and two Churches viewing will be available from 5.30 pm. (Further details on the accompanying walk leaflet ‘Two Churches and a Canal' can be found at www.louthcanal.org.uk)
    Cost Donations to Louth Navigation Trust please
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 283 / TF 366 913
    • 4.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, some road walking
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      "Alvingham Mill LN11 0QD Parking available at the Mill"
    • Organisation
      Louth Navigation Trust
    • Leader
      "Roger Subden 01507 605496"
  • 41
    Friday 27th May 09:30AM

    The Great Walk! Lincs Wolds Way (Day 4) Utterby School to Rothwell

    The fourth day of our Great Walk. See Walk 1 above, the festival website and www. lincswoldwalking.co.uk for more details.
    Cost £6 per day contribution to transport costs
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/AN/A / N/A
    • 15 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 7 hours
    • Start Point
      Places on this walk are limited and must be booked by contacting the leader (preferably by email). Full details regarding start locations, times and what to bring will be given on booking
    • Organisation
      Lincs Wolds Walking
    • Leader
      Tony Groom 01507 354389 or tony@tonygroom.com
  • 42
    Friday 27th May 10:00AM

    Back to the Beach

    Walking at a comfortable pace, from Sutton-on-Sea winding along the Acre Gap, and the Railway Walk along to Huttoft. We'll make a welcome visit to Farmer Brown's for light refreshments. Returning up and along the Promenade back to Sutton-on-Sea.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 283 / TF 521 819
    • 8.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks, fields, some pathways
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Broadway Car Park, Sutton on Sea LN12 2JN. Large pay and display car park next to Marisco Medical Practice (off A52 Huttoft Road)
    • Organisation
      Magna Vitae
    • Leader
      Tracey Richardson & Don Tinkler 07825 989418 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 43
    Friday 27th May 10:00AM

    Explore the Nettleton Valley

    Walk up the beautiful Nettleton Valley, past the heritage of the ironstone mines and disappeared villages, continuing up near the highest part of the Wolds. This walk was described in the Sunday Times Sept 2011 as one of the twelve best walks in England. Return to the Salutation Inn for lunch, a snack or just a welcome drink.
    Cost Donations to Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TA 110 002
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Public footpaths and a stretch of quiet rural road, some sections may be muddy 
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Salutation Inn, Nettleton LN7 6NP. Parking in pub car park by kind permission of the landlord. Parking also available at Ramblers Car Park through village on Normanby Road GR TA 112 989. Lincoln – Grimsby 53 bus service stops in Nettleton
    • Organisation
      Walkers Are Welcome, Caistor
    • Leader
      Elizabeth Jefferson 01472 851468
  • 44
    Friday 27th May 10:30AM

    Garden Walk

    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.
    Cost £6 per person for both gardens (NT membership N/A)
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 3.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 6 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking (Max No. 50) by 6pm Tuesday 23rd May
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
  • 45
    Friday 27th May 10:30AM

    In the Shadow of Juicetrump

    A moderate morning ramble. Nestled in the Wolds, 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. If you would like to enjoy a meal afterwards at the Bluebell, please book ahead at 01507 533602
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 291 756
    • 4.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Paths and tracks, some stiles, slopes and a steep incline. May be muddy
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Outsude the Bluebell Inn, Belchford LN9 6LQ. Please park with consideration at the pub and in the village.
    • Organisation
      Activ8 Lincoln and West Lindsey Led Walks
    • Leader
      Holly Arrowsmith/Ann Ransome 01522 873581 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 46
    Friday 27th May 06:00PM

    Horncastle Canal Walk

    An enjoyable evening amble around along Horncastle Canal and its environs, following the Spa Trail to Thornton and back. Along the way we'll uncover the history of Horncastle Canal as well as other fascinating facts about the town.
    Cost Donations to Sir Joseph Banks Society appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 259 696
    • 3.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, pathways, tracks
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Place, Horncastle LN9 5JQ. Pay & display parking at St Lawrence Street and The Bain car parks
    • Organisation
      Sir Joseph Banks Society
    • Leader
      Bob Wayne 01507 527366
  • 47
    Saturday 28th May 09:00AM

    Old Parson's Walk

    Follow the route of Langton's parson when he walked to services in Sutterby. Starting at Langton's Old Rectory we go near some former Langton Halls and return along the Sheep Walks admired by Samuel Johnson. Refreshments & light lunch available in Village Hall.  Evening candlelit chamber music concert in Langton's Georgian church
    Cost Free but donations to Langton Church welcome. Chardges apply for concert.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 391 704
    • 3 miles
    • Easy
    • Fields
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      America Farmyard, Langton by Spilsby PE23 4PU. Parking in farmyard (or adjacent field)
    • Organisation
      Langton Estate
    • Leader
      David Douglas 01790 753649
  • 48
    Saturday 28th May 09:15AM

    Bus Walk: Up and Down Across the Top

    A linear walk via Beelsby, Cuxwold and Rothwell with extensive views across the Wolds finishing at Nettleton. Stagecoach No.53 bus departs Lincoln 07.40 or Grimsby 08.40 to Laceby. Check bus times with leader.
    Cost Free - bus fares apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 214 064
    • 12 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, roads and tracks
    • 6 hours
    • Start Point
      "Market Place, Laceby DN37 7DA Come by bus!"
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Stuart Parker 01522 534655
  • 49
    Saturday 28th May 10:00AM

    Utterby Round and About

    With mostly flat terrain, this moderate walk discovers the delightful villages of Utterby, Fotherby, Little Grimsby, Yarburgh and Covenham St Mary, before returning to the church at Utterby. Bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink.
    Cost Free - donations to the church appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 309 933
    • 8.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Pathways, quiet lanes, some hills
    • 4.5 hours
    • Start Point
      St Andrew's Church, Church Lane, Utterby LN11 0TH. Please park considerately on the roadside
    • Organisation
      St Andrew's DCC
    • Leader
      Mike Stewart 01472 280252
  • 50
    Saturday 28th May 10:00AM

    In the Footsteps of Henry Marrows

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of the Edwardian developer who built the village of Healing in the late 1890s/1900s, and a majority of the public buildings in the nearby towns. Looking at its history of development and why.
    Cost Free - donations to the church appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 217 109
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths (tarmac)
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Village Post Office, Station Road, Healing DN41 7RB. Parking on the street near Healing Station and shops
    • Organisation
      Cress Cottage Guesthouse
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 51
    Saturday 28th May 01:00PM

    Watercress Walk

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of the railways and the watercress industry in Healing. At the end of the walk you can have afternoon tea in the former cress bed manager's house which is now a luxury guest house.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 1.25 miles
    • Easy
    • Tarmac road (private track)
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Cress Cottage Guesthouse
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 52
    Saturday 28th May 01:30PM

    Folk and Cider Festival

    Work up a thirst with this moderate walk along the seafront in Cleethorpes and Humberston. The walk finishes at the Cleethorpes Folk and Cider Festival where you'll be able to put your feet up, relax and sample some of the 100 ciders and real ales on offer whilst enjoying live music, Morris Dancing and craft demonstrations.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 318 072
    • 6.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Mainly urban footways with some tracks
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Cleethorpes Discovery Centre DN35 0AG. Parking available in the nearby Thrunscoe Land public car park (charges apply)
    • Organisation
      ENGIE
    • Leader
      Anthony Snell 01472 324489 (Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm)
  • 53
    Saturday 28th May 01:30PM

    A Turn Around Tathwell

    An easy walk around the former Chaplin estate village to view landscape features, architecture and the county's best group of round barrows. Special access arranged to some private grounds. Route begins and ends at the church where the Annual Art Exhibition will be taking place. Scrumptious home-made cakes, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks will be available before and after the walk.
    Cost £3.50 to Tathwell Church
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 321 829
    • 2.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Paths and quiet roads
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      St Vedast's church, Tathwell LN11 9SR. Parking in yard of Home Farm. Both parking place and church will be signposted
    • Organisation
      Tathwell Parochial Church Council
    • Leader
      Jean Howard 01507 604717
  • 54
    Saturday 28th May 08:30PM

    Night Walk 2

    Discover and experience the Wolds in a different light! This moderate walk crosses the fields, streams and hills of the southern Wolds. Starting before dark we become adjusted to the fading light then darkness itself. You'll be surprised at how much you can see. Why not eat at the pub before we walk? Head torches mandatory. Free soup and a roll at the end of the walk.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 345 696
    • 7.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Paths and tracks
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      George and Dragon Pub, Hagworthingham PE23 4NA. Parking available to rear of pub by kind permisson of Martin and Jackie
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
  • 55
    Sunday 29th May 09:30AM

    The Great Walk! Lincs Wolds Way (Day 5) Rothwell to Tealby

    The fifth day of our Great Walk. See Walk 1 above, the festival website and www. lincswoldwalking.co.uk for more details.
    Cost £6 per day contribution to transport costs
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 10.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Places on this walk are limited and must be booked by contacting the leader (preferably by email). Full details regarding start locations, times and what to bring will be given on booking
    • Organisation
      "Lincs Wolds Walking "
    • Leader
      Tony Groom 01507 354389 or tony@tonygroom.com
  • 56
    Sunday 29th May 10:00AM

    TerrainHopper Tryout!

    Do you depend on a wheelchair or mobility scooter? If so, this event is for you! Made locally in Manby, TerrainHoppers enable wheelchair users to go off-road and explore the landscape. Book onto a session (10.00am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 3.15pm) and enjoy this short circular walk supported by TerrainHopper experts. Refreshments served all day. For more information see www.terrainhopper.com and accessthedales.com
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 2 miles
    • Easy
    • Quiet lanes, field paths, tracks, possible roadside verge
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Start point will be given at time of booking. Terrain Hopper places limited to 4 per session. Parking at The Wolds Methodist Centre, Chapel Lane, Scamblesby LN11 9XR
    • Organisation
      TerrainHopper
    • Leader
      Debbie North 01507 343381
  • 57
    Sunday 29th May 10:00AM

    Wolds Hills and Valleys

    An energetic walk featuring some stunning scenery starting at White Pit on to High Barn and Rossville Farm before following a green lane and road to lovely Belleau then continuing to Claythorpe, Aby, Haugh, South Thoresby, Calcethorpe, Driby and Furze Close before reaching the permissive paths at Elm Farm Swaby then passing through Glebe Farm back to the start.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273/274 / TF 379 771
    • 13.5 miles
    • Energetic
    • Some road, mainly paths and tracks
    • 6.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Old Main Road layby Swaby off the A16 (direction towards Louth) LN13 0AZ
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Grimsby/Louth Group
    • Leader
      David Light 07791 934312
  • 58
    Sunday 29th May 10:00AM

    A Walk on the Wild Side!

    Join us as we launch the new route in the Wolds Walk leaflet series 'A Walk on the Wild Side'. A moderate walk, written by members of the Ludford & District Playing Fields Association, the route follows part of the Viking Way, exploring the history of the area and gaining the high ground for impressive views! Members of the local community will be providing cake and refreshments at the end of this walk to celebrate their new leaflet!
    Cost Free - donations to Ludford and District Playing Fields Association please
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 197 888
    • 7 miles
    • Moderate
    • Roads, tracks, fields, no stiles
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Ludford Village Hall car park, Playing Fields Lane, Ludford LN8 6AJ signposted off the A631
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service
    • Leader
      Helen Gamble 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
  • 59
    Sunday 29th May 10:30AM

    Walking in the Footsteps of Tennyson, Again!

    An informative leisurely walk and talk visiting the childhood haunts of Alfred Lord Tennyson in and around Somersby. He spent the first 28 years of his life here, the countryside that was the inspiration for much of his poetry is little changed since his day. We shall access places not usually open to the public including Somersby House (formerly the Rectory and home to the Tennyson family).
    Cost Donations for Somersby and Bag Enderby churches restoration appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 347 721
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Bridlepaths, footpaths, lanes, some fields, Can be muddy
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Bag Enderby Church PE23 4NP. Parking available in front of the church
    • Organisation
      South Ormsby Group of Parishes
    • Leader
      Debbie Jenner 01507 534847
  • 60
    Sunday 29th May 01:30PM

    Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

    Help raise awareness for Breast Cancer on this easy walk around Cleethorpes Country Park. You could even wear something pink to show you support! A walk for chatting & having fun, as a positive outlook is a massive help for everyone affected by cancer.
    Cost Free, but donations to Breast Cancer Now appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 308 067
    • 2.25 miles
    • Easy
    • Mainly tracks and paths
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Cleethorpes Country Park Car Park DN35 0PB. Parking available at Country Park
    • Organisation
      ENGIE
    • Leader
      Anthony Snell 01472 324489 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 61
    Sunday 29th May 02:00PM

    Caistor Town Trail

    A fascinating tour through the town's conservation area. Learn the secret of the Tower of Caistor. Walk up Lucy's Lane, see the Roman Wall, Old Grammar School founded in 1631, Home Guard Cottage and much more! The walk will end at the Arts and Heritage Centre where refreshments are available.

    Cost Free. Donations to Caistor Civic Society welcome. Charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282/284 / TA 118 013
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, roads, tracks, churchyards
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Caistor Arts & Heritage Centre, 28 Plough Hill, Caistor LN7 6LZ. Limited parking in the Market Place. Free parking behind the Town Hall on North Street (LN7 6QU)
    • Organisation
      Walking for Health West Lindsey
    • Leader
      Don Morgan 01472 851740
  • 62
    Sunday 29th May 03:00PM

    Healing Manor History

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of Healing Manor and the lives of the people who lived there, including a Countess and a Viscount. Learn about the development of the estate.

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 214 100
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths (tarmac)
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Healing Manor Hotel DN41 7QF. Parking available by kind permission
    • Organisation
      Healing Manor
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 63
    Sunday 29th May 05:00PM

    In the Wake of the Louth Flood

     An easy walk following the course of the deluge that claimed 23 lives as it swept along the river valley and nearby streets. This occurred at teatime on Saturday 29th May 1920. Your guide will recount stories of destruction, death and heroism – and one birth – that accompanied the event.

    Cost £3 to Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 4 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, pathways, tracks
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 25
    • Organisation
      Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
    • Leader
      Jean Howard 01507 604717
  • 64
    Monday 30th May 10:00AM

    In the Footsteps of Henry Marrows

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of the Edwardian developer who built the village of Healing in the late 1890s/1900s, and a majority of the public buildings in the nearby towns. Looking at its history of development and why. 

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 217 109
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths (tarmac)
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Village Post Office, Station Road, Healing DN41 7RB. Parking on the street near Healing Station and shops
    • Organisation
      Cress Cottage Guesthouse
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 65
    Monday 30th May 10:30AM

    Hidden Wolds Valley

    A moderate and picturesque walk from Horncastle heading up the Viking Way to Fulletby then down the "Big Dipper" Road and across the A153 to Farthorpe to follow the valley of the West Ashby Beck to Midthorpe and West Ashby then across the fields to Thimbleby Mill before we re-enter Horncastle down Elmhurst Lane.
    Cost Donations to Horncastle and District Lions Club appreciated. Bus fares apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 259 694
    • 9 miles
    • Moderate
    • Field footpaths, which may be muddy in places, with some stiles and roadside walking
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      "Old Cattle Market car park, South Street, Horncastle LN9 6EB Parking charges may apply"
    • Organisation
      Horncastle and District Lions Club
    • Leader
      Andrew Tuxworth 01507 527366
  • 66
    Monday 30th May 11:00AM

    Hemingby's Horrible History

    Short gentle walk through the village with costumed performers telling the story of the murder of the parish constable in the 1870s. Refreshments at the village hall at the end.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 236 743
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Roads and one track that crosses a field containing cows
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      "Coach and Horses pub car park LN9 5QF"
    • Organisation
      Hemingby Parish Council
    • Leader
      Alison Fairchild 01507 578539
  • 67
    Monday 30th May 02:00PM

    Novia Scotia Circular

    A mostly flat walk along well-defined footpaths through fields and woodland. Suitable for dogs on a lead. Footpath crosses over railway track in places. Small incline up to Hamilton Hill, with good views of the surrounding area, then back down into Market Rasen.
    Cost Donations to Market Rasen Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 106 892
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, tracks and roads
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Place, Market Rasen LN8 3HL. Free parking at the Market Place and other local car parks
    • Organisation
      Market Rasen Walkers Are Welcome
    • Leader
      Lynda Bowen Ly05nda@yahoo.com
  • 68
    Monday 30th May 02:00PM

    Keelby in Weelsby with Wheelchairs, Walkers & Woofs

     A level stroll/ride through this local nature reserve ideal for wheelchair users, families with pushchairs and occasional walkers with or without dogs through delightful woodlands on the doorstep of many Grimsby residents. If you're put off by the prospect of a 10 mile slog this will one suit you.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 283 079
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Tarmac paths
    • 0.5 hours
    • Start Point
      "Weelsby Woods Café DN32 8PY Parking near the cafe, entrance off A46 Weelsby Road Grimsby via the 'lions'."
    • Organisation
      Keelby Walking Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Hirst 01469 560867
  • 69
    Monday 30th May 02:00PM

    Watercress Walk

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of the railways and the watercress industry in Healing. At the end of the walk you can have afternoon tea in the former cress bed manager's house which is now a luxury guest house.  

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 1.25 miles
    • Easy
    • Tarmac road (private track)
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Cress Cottage Guesthouse
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 70
    Tuesday 31st May 09:30AM

    The Great Walk! Lincs Wolds Way (Day 6) Tealby to Donington-on-Bain

    The sixth day of our Great Walk. See Walk 1 above, the festival website and www. lincswoldwalking.co.uk for more details.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 10.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Places on this walk are limited and must be booked by contacting the leader (preferably by email). Full details regarding start locations, times and what to bring will be given on booking
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Matt Davey 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 71
    Tuesday 31st May 09:30AM

    Into the Woods at Snipedales!

    Will you wade through the stream to find Little Red, or brave the dark woods to see pigs? There's a frog prince and troll on our watery path, and a trail of breadcrumbs between twigs. Join Kirsty from Rhubarb Theatre on a magical storytelling walk, visiting all your favourite traditional tales. Suitable for children aged 3-8 years old who must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress appropriately.
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Gravel tracks, uneven ground, woodland and stream
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Matt Davey 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 72
    Tuesday 31st May 10:00AM

    Medieval Saltmaking in Marshchapel

    In 1595 Elizabeth I commissioned a detailed survey of the coastal village of Marshchapel. Join archaeologist Tom Lane to discover what made this remote settlement so interesting to the monarch and see the remains of Marshchapel's saltmaking industry. Enjoy refreshments on your return to the village hall and see a copy of the original map.
    Cost Donations to SLHA appreciated, charges for refreshments apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282/283 / TF 360 992
    • 4.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Quiet roads, footpaths and field paths
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Marshchapel Village Hall, Mill Lane, Marshchapel DN36 5SU
    • Organisation
      Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
    • Leader
      Tom Lane 07516 541559
  • 73
    Tuesday 31st May 12:30PM

    Into the Woods at Snipedales!

    Will you wade through the stream to find Little Red, or brave the dark woods to see pigs? There's a frog prince and troll on our watery path, and a trail of breadcrumbs between twigs. Join Kirsty from Rhubarb Theatre on a magical storytelling walk, visiting all your favourite traditional tales. Suitable for children aged 3-8 years old who must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress appropriately. 

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Gravel tracks, uneven ground, woodland and stream
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      Matt Davey 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 74
    Tuesday 31st May 02:00PM

    Chambers Farm Wood For All

     A circular easy access route on surfaced paths, suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Situated on the site of medieval woodland, with butterflies and birds in abundance. The Wood Centre has a permanent display and behind the centre is a colourful butterfly garden.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 147 739
    • 1.25 miles
    • Easy
    • Hard-surfaced paths, bumpy in places with some loose stone
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Outside Wood Centre at Chambers Farm Wood LN8 5JR. Main visitors' car park is just past the Wood Centre, signposted from Wragby village and B1202. Disabled badge holders can use the car park next to the Wood Centre
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire County Council
    • Leader
      John Law / Wally Grice 0116 2477176
  • 75
    Tuesday 31st May 06:00PM

    The Ebrington Arms Walk

    A brisk evening walk from Kirkby-on-Bain to Roughton along village footpaths and the River Bain, returning to the 16th century Ebrington Arms to enjoy a drink or a meal if you wish. Please book food ahead, by phoning 01526 354560. 

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 261 / TF 240 627
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, riverbanks, with a busy main road section
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      "The Ebrington Arms, Main Street, Kirkby-on-Bain LN10 6YT Parking at the pub available by kind permission of Ronnie & Cathy Moncrieff"
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Boston Group
    • Leader
      Alex Russell 07903 054604
  • 76
    Wednesday 1st June 10:00AM

    Sibsey Trader Windmill to Stickney and Beyond

     A fast walk on flat terrain, join us for the shorter walk or extend it to all-day. An opportunity to see a Lincolnshire windmill and a memorial commemorating a WWII plane. By kind permission of Bishop's Farm.

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 261 / TF 333 541
    • 6 miles
    • Energetic
    • Tracks, firm paths and road. With some stiles
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      West off A16 (signed Northlands) over bridge, turn right at crossroads. Parking at barn 1 mile on left PE22 0UE
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Boston Group
    • Leader
      Alex Russell 07903 054604
  • 77
    Wednesday 1st June 10:00AM

    Hubbard's Hills Louth

     This is an easy walk from St James Church, through Westgate Fields to Hubbards Hills. The group can choose to either go over the ridge (weather permitting) or along the side of the river where both paths meet up again. At the end of the walk why not take advantage of it being market day and visit Louth's outdoor market.

    Cost Free - donations are welcome to ELHSG
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 326 874
    • 2.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, earth and gravel tracks mainly flat
    • 1.75 hours
    • Start Point
      St James Church Louth LN9 0DP. Parking available in pay and display car parks Louth town centre
    • Organisation
      East Lindsey Heart Support Group
    • Leader
      Carol Wilkinson 01507 327084
  • 78
    Wednesday 1st June 10:00AM

    Webtogs Walk: Great Eau Circular

     Explore the area around the picturesque valley of the Great Eau, one of the Wolds' largest chalk streams. This energetic walk starts at Withern following the course upstream taking in the charming villages of Aby, Swaby, Burwell and Authorpe. Great views across the coastal plain too!

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273, 274, 282 / TF 432 823
    • 18 miles
    • Energetic
    • Paths, tracks, minor roads
    • 7 hours
    • Start Point
      Red Lion Pub (closed) Withern LN13 0NB. Please park considerately in the village.
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
  • 79
    Wednesday 1st June 11:00AM

    Healing Manor History

    A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of Healing Manor and the lives of the people who lived there, including a Countess and a Viscount. Learn about the development of the estate.
    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 214 100
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • TA 214 100 Footpaths
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Healing Manor Hotel DN41 7QF. Parking available by kind permission
    • Organisation
      Healing Manor
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 80
    Wednesday 1st June 01:00PM

    Forester's Limewood Walk

     A moderate woodland walk with the Limewoods' Forester. Whilst in the beautiful surrounding s of the ancient woods we'll discover something of their history, wildlife and current management

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 147 739
    • 5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks and paths through the wood, not always surfaced
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Outside Wood Centre at Chambers Farm Wood LN8 5JR. Main visitors' car park is just past the Wood Centre, signposted from Wragby village and B1202
    • Organisation
      Forestry Commission
    • Leader
      Wally Grice 07747 006452
  • 81
    Wednesday 1st June 02:00PM

    Ice Cream Heaven!

    A short stroll with the farmer around a working farm ending at this Select Lincolnshire ice cream parlour for tea and home made ices. An enjoyable walk for all the family.

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 158 885
    • 2.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, fields and tracks
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Willingham Fayre, North Willingham LN8 3RJ. Parking available at the farm
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Stuart Parker 01522 534655
  • 82
    Thursday 2nd June 10:00AM

    Horncastle Town Walk

     A leisurely walk around the market town of Horncastle in a circular fashion taking in some of the Town's rich history. At the end of the walk why not take advantage of it being market day and visit the town and market.

    Cost Free - donations are welcome to ELHSG
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 258 697
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, earth and gravel tracks mainly flat
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      The Bain (Tesco) pay and display car park LN9 5DR
    • Organisation
      East Lindsey Heart Support Group
    • Leader
      Heather Oldaker 01754 610736
  • 83
    Thursday 2nd June 10:00AM

    Hunt for Water Bugs

    Come and experience stream dipping with the Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project Monitoring Officer. Our walk will start in Hubbards Hills and we'll go hunting through the Hills, stopping at points along the River Lud to find out what aquatic bugs are living in this chalk stream. Suitable for children and families, bring your wellies!

    Cost Free - parking charges apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Paths, grassy areas. May be muddy in places
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project
    • Leader
      Will Bartle 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 84
    Thursday 2nd June 11:00AM

    In Search of a WW1 Airfield

    Walk from Scrivelsby to Mareham-on-the-Hill through remote open country. A quiet corner of Lincolnshire reached by a rutted track where, 99 years ago, the air would have been filled with the sounds of aero-engines and shouted orders, and rows of bell tents on the ground.  

    Cost Donations to Horncastle Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 276 661
    • 8 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks, fields, roads, pathways
    • 4.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Long Farm, Horncastle Road, Scrivelsby nr Horncastle LN9 6JJ. Parking at the farmyard off the B1183 (turn left after Scrivelsby Park) heading towards Boston from Horncastle
    • Organisation
      Horncastle Walkers Are Welcome
    • Leader
      Gail Dymoke 01507 522337 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 85
    Thursday 2nd June 01:00PM

    Grimsby Heritage Walk

    Discover the history of Grimsby with this heritage walk through the town centre. Starting and finishing at the Victorian town hall and taking in some of the town's heritage highlights you're sure to be entertained and learn something on this enjoyable stroll. 

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref " 284" / TA 271 093
    • 3 miles
    • Easy
    • Urban footways around the centre of Grimsby
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Grimsby DN31 1HY. Abbey Walk pay and display car park is located a short walk away from the start point. DN31 1NB
    • Organisation
      ENGIE / Friends of Cleethorpes Heritage
    • Leader
      Anthony Snell / Susan Watkin 01472 324489 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 86
    Thursday 2nd June 02:00PM

    A Walk in Willingham Woods

     This delightful walk starts in Market Rasen and passes through fields before exploring Willingham Woods. We'll aim to stop for an ice cream half way through.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 106 891
    • 7 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, tracks, grass, pavements. May be muddy in places. Mostly flat
    • 3.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Place, Market Rasen LN8 3HL. Free parking in Market Place and John Street car park LN8 3BN
    • Organisation
      Heritage Lincolnshire
    • Leader
      Nicki Jarvis 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 87
    Thursday 2nd June 02:00PM

    Children's Tennyson Trail

     A fun discovery walk, exploring the places where Victorian Poet Laureate, Alfred Lord Tennyson, lived and played as a child. We'll think about what life was like in a tiny Lincolnshire village 200 years ago and try out some of his early poetry too. (Age 6 upwards, children must be accompanied, refreshments available.)
    Cost Donations for Somersby and Bag Enderby churches restoration appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 347 721
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, road. Can be muddy in places
    • 2.5 hours
    • Start Point
      "Bag Enderby Church PE23 4NP Parking available in front of the church."
    • Organisation
      South Ormsby Group of Parishes
    • Leader
      Debbie Jenner 01507 534847
  • 88
    Thursday 2nd June 05:30PM

    Watercress Walk

     A gentle stroll, suitable for all the family. Taking in the history of the railways and the watercress industry in Healing. At the end of the walk you can have afternoon tea in the former cress bed manager's house which is now a luxury guest house.

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 1.25 miles
    • Easy
    • Tarmac road (private track)
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Booking essential. Please contact leader. Start point will be given at time of booking. Places limited to 15
    • Organisation
      Cress Cottage Guesthouse
    • Leader
      Emma Lingard 07788 865191 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 4pm)
  • 89
    Friday 3rd June 10:00AM

    Through Woods and Fields

    A pleasant, moderate walk on varied terrain taking in woodlands and field paths with a picnic break by woodland ponds
    Cost Free- donations to Market Rasen Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 107 893
    • 8.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Tracks, paths, woodland. Mostly flat.
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Place, Market Rasen LN8 3HJ. Parking available at Festival Hall Car Park, LN8 3HT or John Street Car Park LN8 3HH
    • Organisation
      Market Rasen Walkers are Welcome
    • Leader
      Colin Lingard 01673 843510
  • 90
    Friday 3rd June 10:00AM

    Ascents and Descents

    A strenuous walk passing Inkwell Cottage with extensive views from the top, into Hagworthingham, before going on paths to the ford and into Snipe Dales Country Park for a lunch stop (with toilets). Going by Winceby Manor Farm on a high level track down through Ashby Puerorum to a permissive path by a small lake then by Grange Farm to the start. 

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 334 696
    • 10 miles
    • Energetic
    • Some hilly tracks and paths, a little road walking
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      Old Main Road layby west of Hagworthingham off the A158. PE23 4LX
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Grimsby/Louth Group
    • Leader
      David Light 07791 934312
  • 91
    Friday 3rd June 10:30AM

    In the Steps of the Roman Legions

     This walk links the villages of Tetford, Belchford, Fulletby and the hamlet of Salmonby. The route takes in a section of the Viking Way long-distance footpath and, for a while, follows the course of a Roman road.

    Cost Free - charges for refreshments apply.
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 333 746
    • 7 miles
    • Moderate
    • Grass paths and tracks, some stiles and gates, some slopes up and down
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Village Hall car park, East Road, Tetford LN9 6QQ
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Skegness and Horncastle Group
    • Leader
      Pat Harrison 01507 533312
  • 92
    Friday 3rd June 10:30AM

    Sensory Stroll through Hubbards Hills

      A gentle morning stroll led by a trained Dementia Walks leader. Winding through Hubbard's Hills we'll take in the sight and sounds along the way, with an opportunity to chat and reminisce. At the end of the walk we will have a welcome visit to the Café for refreshments.

    Cost Free- charges for refreshments apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 315 867
    • 2 miles
    • Easy
    • Pathways
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Hubbard's Hills Café car park, Louth LN11 0QW. Pay and display car park at Hubbard's Hills from direction of Crowtree Lane in Louth
    • Organisation
      Magna Vitae
    • Leader
      Tracey Richardson 07825 989418 (Mon – Fri, 9am-5pm)
  • 93
    Friday 3rd June 10:35AM

    Bus Walk: Old Bolingbroke Castle

    A delightful walk from Spilsby along public footpaths and quiet lanes via Keal Carr Nature Reserve and East Keal to visit Bolingbroke Castle, birthplace of King Henry IV. Stagecoach No.6 bus departs Lincoln 09.00, Horncastle 09.50 or Skegness 10.00 to Spilsby. Check bus times with leader.
    Cost Free - bus fares apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 401 661
    • 9 miles
    • Moderate
    • Paths, minor roads, tracks
    • 5 hours
    • Start Point
      "Market Place Spilsby PE23 5JT Parking available in Spilsby car parks"
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Stuart Parker 01522 534655
  • 94
    Friday 3rd June 01:00PM

    A Big Adventure with Mini Beasts

    A special mini-beasts adventure around the lake in Cleethorpes Country Park. An enjoyable and fun walk for the whole family where you'll learn all about the creatures that call the lakeside their home. Suitable for all ages however children under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 284 / TA 308 067
    • 3 miles
    • Easy
    • Stone tracks with some grass paths
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Cleethorpes Country Park DN35 0UH
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Outdoor Learning
    • Leader
      Ashley Butterfield 01472 324489
  • 95
    Friday 3rd June 06:30PM

    A Potter to Oxcombe

    Join us for a leisurely evening walk across the rolling Wolds landscape to Oxcombe Manor, learning about the farmed landscape and its soils. A chance to visit Oxcombe Pottery and discover one of Lincolnshire's tiny churches. Enjoy refreshments at the pottery or a drink at the Bluebell Inn on your return. 

    Cost Free - charges for pub refreshments apply
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 296 751
    • 6 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, fields, roads. Some stiles, steep in parts
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Farm yard, White House Farm, Furlongs Lane, Belchford. LN9 6LD
    • Organisation
      Oxcombe Farm
    • Leader
      John Smith/Susanna Gorst 01507 533227 / 07977 467334 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 95
    Saturday 4th June 08:30AM

    Dave Milne Way

    THIS WALK DOES NOT APPEAR IN THE BROCHURE.

    A challenging walk in the Lincolnshire Wolds through some pretty villages and with spectacular views towards Lincoln cathedral on a good day . We will be taking a lunch-time stop in Tealby where there are pubs, tea rooms and village shop. Cold drinks and cake will be available at the end of the walk.

    Cost Optional £5 for a badge and certificate with all proceeds going to RNLI
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF197 888
    • 22 miles
    • Energetic
    • Undulating walk over fields, paths, tracks and some minor roads
    • 8 hours
    • Start Point
      Ludford Village Hall, Playing Field Lane, Ludford LN8 6AJ (off A163)
    • Organisation
      Long Distance Walkers Association
    • Leader
      Terry Baines
  • 96
    Saturday 4th June 12:00AM

    Family Orienteering Walk

     Willingham Woods car park on A631 (nearest postcode LN8 3RQ) 2 miles east of Market Rasen. Please register before the day to ensure your place

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 138 884
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, tracks, grass, pavements. May be muddy in places. Mostly flat
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Willingham Woods car park on A631 (nearest postcode LN8 3RQ) 2 miles east of Market Rasen. Please register before the day to ensure your place
    • Organisation
      Louth and District Scouts
    • Leader
      Tony Groom. Register via email tony@tonygroom.com or text 07837 963350.
  • 97
    Saturday 4th June 10:00AM

    Snipe Dales Open Day

     The Spilsby Area Group of Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, along with Spilsby Beavers and Cubs, is holding a great family open-day as part of our Finale weekend. Come and take part in their special walks and enjoy other fun wildlife-themed activities, including face painting. Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust items as well as locally grown plants will be on sale, light refreshments available throughout the day.

    Cost Optional donations to Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 331 682
    • 0 miles
    • Easy
    • Paths and tracks through woodland and open countryside. Some paths are steep and ground can be wet and uneven. Wellies or stout footwear recommended
    • 0 hours
    • Start Point
      Snipe Dales Country Park. Signed from the B1195 between Lusby and Winceby PE23 4JB. Parking available, £1 charge.
    • Organisation
    • Leader
  • 97
    Saturday 4th June 10:30AM

    Shelter-building in a Woodland Glade

     This is 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 suitable, tough, outdoor clothing and bring gloves if you have them. It may be necessary to limit numbers on the day.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
    • Leader
      James Forrester 01507 588401 (office/answer machine)
  • 98
    Saturday 4th June 12:00PM

    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 Will Bartle, Lincolnshire Chalk Stream Monitoring Officer on this bug-hunting expedition.

    Cost
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref N/A / N/A
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project
    • Leader
      Will Bartle 01522 555780 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 99
    Saturday 4th June 01:30PM

    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 around this wildlife rich site, discovering how this precious habitat is managed.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 331 682
    • 2 miles
    • Easy
    • Paths and tracks through woodland and open countryside. Some paths are steep and ground can be wet and uneven. Wellies or stout footwear recommended
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Snipe Dales Country Park. Signed from the B1195 between Lusby and Winceby PE23 4JB. Parking available, £1 charge.
    • Organisation
      Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
    • Leader
      James Forrester 01507 588401 (office/answer machine)
  • 100
    Saturday 4th June 10:30AM

    Touching the Wolds

    This is a moderate walk, starting from Horncastle. It follows the Viking Way, rising as we walk to Fulletby. At the top of the hill we leave the Viking Way and follow the minor road to Farthorpe, Midthorpe, West Ashby and back into Horncastle passing the Old Mill.

    Cost "Free - donations to Horncastle Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal please"
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 273 / TF 258 696
    • 9 miles
    • Moderate
    • Minor roads, Parts of the Viking Way, tracks and fields
    • 4 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Place Horncastle, LN9 5JQ. Parking available in pay and display car parks St Lawrence St and Tesco Car Park over the Bain Bridge
    • Organisation
      Horncastle Walkers Are Welcome
    • Leader
      Julian Millington 07985 372871
  • 101
    Saturday 4th June 12:30PM

    Louth Canal Walk

    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 details on the accompanying walk leaflet "To the Sea with LNT' can be found at www.louthcanal.org.uk)
    Cost Donations to Louth Navigation Trust please
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 283 / TA 342 022
    • 10 miles
    • Moderate
    • Towpath, mainly flat but uneven in places, a few stiles
    • 4.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Crown and Anchor, The Wharf, Tetney Lock DN36 5UW by kind permission of the landlord
    • Organisation
      Louth Navigation Trust
    • Leader
      Roger Subden 01507 605496
  • 102
    Saturday 4th June 02:00PM

    Market Rasen Heritage Walk

    Join us for a sociable stroll around Market Rasen town centre to look at some of its historic buildings and hear of its fascinating history and rich culture.  

    Cost Donations to Rase Heritage Society and Market Rasen Walkers Are Welcome appreciated
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 282 / TF 106 892
    • 2 miles
    • Easy
    • Pavements, mainly level. Some narrow, some high kerbs
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Market Place, Market Rasen LN8 3HL. Free parking at the Market Place and other local car parks
    • Organisation
      Market Rasen Walkers Are Welcome
    • Leader
      Lynda Bowen Ly05nda@yahoo.com
  • 103
    Sunday 5th June 12:00AM

    Family Trail to Ice House Pond

    Pick up a trail leaflet any time during the day to enjoy this self-guided walk for all the family. Along the way you'll discover aspects of Gunby's rich history and find out exactly what an Ice House Pond really is!
    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 1 miles
    • Easy
    • Grass paths and tracks
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Self-guided trail 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 104
    Sunday 5th June 10:00AM

    Gunby Estate and Three Picturesque Villages

     Explore Gunby Hall's extensive estate and the pretty villages of Bratoft, Burgh-le-Marsh and Orby on this picturesque moderate walk on the edge of the Wolds. A relaxing way to end the Walking Festival.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 7.5 miles
    • Moderate
    • Footpaths, tracks, minor roads
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      Ramblers - Lincoln Group
    • Leader
      Geoff Newmarch 07774 870632
  • 105
    Sunday 5th June 10:30AM

    Discovering Monksthorpe Chapel

    A comfortable circular walk around the Gunby Estate, across fields, tracks and country lanes. The walk will include a visit to Monksthorpe Chapel, a 17th century Baptist Chapel with a rare open-air baptistry in its grounds.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 7 miles
    • Moderate
    • Fields, tracks, quiet back roads
    • 3 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Heather Hunter 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 106
    Sunday 5th June 10:45AM

    Meander to the Medieval Moat of Bratoft

     Explore the wider Gunby estate, with earthworks indicating the site of a medieval village, thriving in 1563 but deserted by the time the house was built in 1700. Cross the former East Lincolnshire railway line and discover the medieval moated manor site, former home of the Massingberds.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 3.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Tracks and fields with a couple of stiles
    • 1.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Rachael Hall 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 107
    Sunday 5th June 11:00AM

    Discover the Gardens at Gunby

    Explore Gunby Hall's gardens with a member of the Gardening Team. From formal gardens and rose arches to walled vegetable gardens and orchards, discover how Gunby's gardens were resurrected to their former glory. Learn about Gunby's garden calendar and varied planting scheme, including 52 apple varieties and around 40 types of rose.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Gravel paths and grass lawns
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Gardening Team member 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
  • 108
    Sunday 5th June 11:30AM

    Family Bug Hunt

    Join local entomologist Dr David Sheppard and discover the many invertebrates to be found in nooks and crannies on the estate. A chance to look at the world from a bugs point of view! 

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 1.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Paths, tracks, grass and gravel
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      " Dr David Sheppard and Carl Hawke 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)"
  • 109
    Sunday 5th June 12:30PM

    A Potted History of Gunby Hall

     See Gunby Hall in a new light, as National Trust Curator Andrew Barber takes you round the exterior, discussing the architecture and the Massingberd family's rich history, with links to Tennyson and Kipling.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, grass and gravel
    • 0.3 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Andrew Barber 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
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    Sunday 5th June 01:00PM

    Discover the Gardens at Gunby

    Explore Gunby Hall's gardens with a member of the Gardening Team. From formal gardens and rose arches to walled vegetable gardens and orchards, discover how Gunby's gardens were resurrected to their former glory. Learn about Gunby's garden calendar and varied planting scheme, including 52 apple varieties and around 40 types of rose.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Gravel paths and grass lawns
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Gardening Team member 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
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    Sunday 5th June 02:00PM

    Wildlife Walk

     Discover the wildlife that has made the Gunby Estate its home with National Trust Countryside and Wildlife Advisor Carl Hawke and local entomologist Dr David Sheppard.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 3.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, tracks, grass with a couple of stiles
    • 2 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      " Dr David Sheppard and Carl Hawke 01754 890102 (9am – 5pm, Mon-Fri)"
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    Sunday 5th June 02:30PM

    Discover the Gardens at Gunby

    Explore Gunby Hall's gardens with a member of the Gardening Team. From formal gardens and rose arches to walled vegetable gardens and orchards, discover how Gunby's gardens were resurrected to their former glory. Learn about Gunby's garden calendar and varied planting scheme, including 52 apple varieties and around 40 types of rose. 

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Gravel paths and grass lawns
    • 1 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Gardening Team member 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
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    Sunday 5th June 12:45PM

    A Potted History of Gunby Hall

    See Gunby Hall in a new light, as National Trust Curator Andrew Barber takes you round the exterior, discussing the architecture and the Massingberd family's rich history, with links to Tennyson and Kipling.

    Cost Free
    OS Explorer/Grid Ref 274 / TF 465 669
    • 0.5 miles
    • Easy
    • Footpaths, grass and gravel
    • 0.5 hours
    • Start Point
      Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens PE23 5SS. Parking at Gunby Hall, off the A158 Gunby roundabout, between Spilsby and Skegness
    • Organisation
      National Trust
    • Leader
      Andrew Barber 01754 890102 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)
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