Gateway Walks - From Cricket Fields to Green Lanes - Market Rasen - Short Walk

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  • Duration 2 to 3 hours

A circular walk of 4 miles from Market Rasen through Middle Rasen and back.

Starting from Market Rasen you will head towards Middle Rasen, with routes mainly along roads, bridleways and quite lanes. Lovely views of the Lincolnshire Wolds can be seen on these walks.

  • Distance: 4 miles, 6½ km
  • Time: Approx 2 to 3 hours at a leisurely pace.
  • Parking: Car park in John Street, Market Rasen – Grid ref: TF 106 890 Post Code LN8 3HH
  • Terrain: Good footpaths, and bridleways which can be muddy at times. Some verge walking. All on ground level.
  • Toilets: John Street, Market Rasen
  • Stiles: Numerous. Many are stock proof and therefore may be difficult for some dogs.

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.

Step by step instructions
  1. Let's set off!
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    Leave the car park by the John Street entrance and turn right. At the end, cross the main road into the Market Place. Go into the churchyard and follow the path to the left of the church until you reach the road.

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    Turn left, past the Festival Hall car park, over the bridge and left again down Rase Lane.

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    Enter the sports ground and turn left. Follow the path around the edge of the field then on to the back of the industrial estate, always keeping the stream on your left.

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    Turn right at the fence alongside the fenced compound. Cross the road and continue straight across to the main road, Gallamore Lane, emerging to the left of the ambulance Station.

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    Turn left along Gallamore Lane, keeping tot the grass verge, before carefully crossing over.

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    After the left-handed bend, turn right along the footpath sigh posted Beck House. At Low Grange Farm, follow the path round the barn to the right and continue straight on.

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    Turn left into Low Lane then immediately right at the waymarker. Cross the stream using the footbridge the stile at the end of the field.Continue following the footpath across the fields and over the stile until you reach Skinners Lane.

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    Turn left on to Skinners Lane and continue along the bridleway, ignoring the road as it turns left at Prospect Farm.

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    When you reach a footpath on your left, turn onto the footpath and over a footbridge. Take the grassy track and walk toward the village of Middle Rasen. Go through the kissing gates and follow the school fence to enter the cemetery. Follow the path through the cemetery and exit via a metal gate into North Street where you turn left to walk past the church and Primary school.

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    Take the waymarked path to the right, through the kissing gate and over the footbridge. Follow the past as it follows the stream, through the gate, across the field to another gate on the right.

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    When you get to the road, go left over the bridge and immediately left down a track and through the gate on your right. Continue across the fields, through gates to Gallamore Lane.

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    Turn left and carefully cross the road, taking the footpath on your right across the field and between houses to emerge on the A631. Turn left and return to Market Rasen along the footpath.

  14. You made it! Well done.