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- 7-8 hours
Three circular walks; one of 2 miles, one of 6 miles and one of 14 miles, round the historic town of Louth and surrounding countryside.
The Round Louth Walk circles the historic market town, journeying into the surrounding countryside of the Wolds and Marsh. Although the full walk is 14 miles long, there are shorter circular routes using various public footpaths back into the town if you don’t want to do it all in one day.
- Distance: 14 miles (22 km); 6 miles (9.5 km); 2 miles (3 km).
- Time: Approx. 7-8 hours at a leisurely pace for the longest route; approx. 3 hours at a leisurely pace for the second route; approx. 1 hour at a leisurely pace for the shortest route.
- Maps: OS Landranger 122 and OS Explorer 282.
- Parking: Parking at northern end of Hubbard’s Hills and numerous car parks throughout the town – please check for parking tariffs.
- Terrain: Some road walking, good footpaths and bridleways which can be muddy at times. Mainly level walking with few steep climbs.
- Refreshments: Café at northern end of Hubbard’s Hills; cafes, pubs and shops in Louth.
- Toilets: Public toilets at the northern end of Hubbard’s Hills; on Eastgate, behind the New Market Hall and at the Bus Station, Church Street.
- Stiles: A few. Many are stock proof and therefore may be difficult for some dogs.
The route is marked by a spire logo.
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.