Wolds Walks - In the Footsteps of Tennyson
- 0.00 Miles
- Up to 3 hours
Two circular walks of 2 and 5 ¼ miles through the countryside surrounding Bag Enderby and Somersby; the inspiration for the early works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Starting from the quiet hamlet of Bag Enderby, the walks explore different aspects of the Wolds landscape, with both passing through Somersby, Tennyson’s birthplace and home for the first twenty-eight years of his life.
- Maps: OS Explorer Map 273
- Parking: Parking on the grass in front of Bag Enderby church
- Terrain: A mixture of footpaths, bridleways and quiet lanes – may be muddy in places
- Stiles: Stiles on route 1; none on route 2
- Refreshments & Toilets: White Hart Inn, Tetford (2 ½ miles) with its Tennyson settle; or The George & Dragon and two tearooms at Hagworthingham (3 miles)
Researched and produced by the community of Somersby and Bag Enderby.
Looking after the Wolds - The Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service works in partnership with the Lincolnshire Wolds Joint Advisory Committee and other groups and individuals to help protect, enhance and raise awareness of this nationally protected landscape. For more information about the Wolds, please visit the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB website.