Our landscape was tailor made for walking and cycling. From open countryside to coastline, unwind on leisurely trails or serious treks.
Best Of Lincolnshire Walking and Cycling
Lincoln is a great cycling destination for leisure-seekers and sports enthusiasts. Choose one of the picturesque routes that lead out of the city towards Doddington Hall, Boston, or even the coast. You can take part in sportives and charity rides through the year too.
And if you don’t have your own bicycle, hire one from the Giant store at Doddington Hall or pick one up from the dozens of hirebike stations around the city.
There are many places to stay who will welcome you and your bike too, with secure storage and washing and drying facilities.
Stretch your legs in “walkers heaven” – Lincolnshire’s picturesque Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Escape on your own for a leisurely stroll or join friends for a more strenuous 15-mile hike. The choice is yours.
Along the way you’ll find pretty bridleways, old churches, nature reserves, deserted medieval villages, meandering streams, market towns and welcoming pubs.
The Wolds are the perfect place to unwind and recharge your batteries.
Choose a guided tour, pick-up a printed walking trail, or go for a digital version using your smartphone to discover Lincoln’s secrets by foot. Routes and tours cover Roman Lincoln, Medieval Jewish Heritage, and more.
An uninterrupted off-road cycle route – inspired by Lincolnshire’s Olympic gold medallist Georgie Twigg – between Lincoln’s Brayford Waterfront and the Elizabethan Doddington Hall. The Doddington Estate has a Giant bike shop, cafe, farm shop, and more awaiting your arrival.
Two circular walks starting from the quiet hamlet of Bag Enderby passing Tennyson’s birthplace and home for the first twenty-eight years of his life. Explore the scenery that inspired his works.
A 33-mile off-road cycle route from Lincoln to Boston taking you through open countryside under Lincolnshire’s big skies. Don’f forget to marvel at the wonderful art installations along the way!
Walking & Cycling Festivals
Lincoln Festival of Cycling
Race include the gruelling Uphill Dash, Castle Criteriums, the amateur Sportive through the surrounding countryside, and the men’s and women’s Lincoln Grand Prix elite races with the finish line on the historic Castle Hill.
Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival
Also included are family friendly walks featuring fun activities such as shelter building, bushcraft, treasure trails and bug hunts.