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East Lincolnshire – The Lincolnshire Wolds - Walking & Cycling

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The Silver Lincs Way is a 25-mile linear walk produced by Grimsby & Louth Ramblers which links these two Lincolnshire towns across the eastern wolds, while the Lindsey Loop is a 95-mile walk linking several market towns around the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB. The Lindsey Trail is a 69-mile path across the Lincolnshire Wolds which is suitable for carriage drivers, horse riders, cyclists and walkers.  The Lincs Wold Way is a 76-mile circular walk begins and ends in Louth and takes in the best of the Lincolnshire Wolds. It has been broken down into five stages, averaging six hours’ walking per day.

Horncastle, Market Rasen and Caistor all hold national Walkers are Welcome status and have worked to ensure their area is great for walking with good routes and facilities.

The Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival takes place in May and since its inauguration in 2005 has grown to become the third largest walking festival in the country. With over 90 walks to choose from across the Wolds, the festival has something to suit all ages and abilities.

Cycling

For cyclists, East Lincolnshire has much to offer.  For a gentle ride The Spa Trail follows the  old Horncastle to Woodhall Junction railway line, part of the Horncastle Canal and part of the Viking Way. It features a number of exciting artworks.

The Lincolnshire Wolds Cycle Routes are six trails suitable for cyclists of all abilities, from the beginner to the more advanced.

For the more adventurous, the 69-mile Lindsey Trail takes you on a circular path across the wolds from Market RaFotherbysen to Horncastle. The route comprises 47 miles on road and 22 miles off road, providing a variety of terrain and some of the best views you could wish for of the beautiful wolds landscape.