Walking in Lincolnshire

If it’s the "Great Outdoors" that calls you then welcome to perfect walking country. Choose from leisurely strolls to serious treks, from hillside walks to country ambles. Or join the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival where you can choose from over 100 walks with something to suit all abilities.

You can search for walks using this helpful WALK SEARCH or check out some fo the links below.....

Lincs Wold Way - A 76 mile (123 km) circular walk that has been designed to take in the best of the Wolds and keeps to the high ground whenever possible. It has been broken down into 5 stages, averaging 6 hours walking per day.

The Lindsey Loop - The Lindsey Loop is a 96 mile walk through the Lincolnshire Wolds, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  It is divided into 8 stages, enabling different route endings. It travels through villages and market towns as well as the stunning countryside.

Lindsey Trail - The 69 mile Lindsey Trail is a circular trail across the Lincolnshire Wolds suitable for carriage drivers, horse riders, cyclists and walkers. Being the highest land between Kent and Yorkshire makes the Lincolnshire Wolds a great place for stunning views. On a clear day you can see for miles into neighbouring counties and across the marshes to the coast.

Silver Lincs Way - A 25 mile circular walk produced by the Grimsby and Louth group of The Ramblers’ Association, linking the two towns together.  The Silver Lincs Way goes through the outskirts of Grimsby, then follows footpaths, bridleways and quiet lanes through woodlands and across the Wolds to reach St James’ Church, Louth.  The walk offers dramatic views across Lincolnshire and towards the Humber Estuary and the North Sea.

The Spa Trail - 3 miles of flat surfaced path and bridleway along the mid section of the Old Horncastle to Woodhall junction railway line and part of the Horncastle canal.  This easy, traffic free route is ideal for wheelchair users and families with young children and pushchairs. Sculptures made from wood, stone and metal are scattered along the way, reflecting local wildlife and links with the past.

The Viking Way - A 147 mile long distance footpath.  The route starts on the banks of the Humber in the north and winds through some of the best walking in Lincolnshire.  It finishes at Rutland Water.  The route is available to download in sections.