Spires & Steeples

Discover this Arts & Heritage Trail that leads you from Lincoln Cathedral to St Deny’s Church, Sleaford. Enjoy the rich history and local stories of the county, spot beautiful artworks, churches and picturesque landscapes.

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Groups Welcome
  • Lincs Inspire
  • Lincolnshire County Council
  • Arts NK
  • Arts Council England
Spires and Steeples

Challenge Yourself

Take part in the annual charity run/walk following the public footpaths and bridleways along the Spires and Steeples Arts & Heritage Trail. Walk or run the full 26 miles, or walk and run half the route; 13 miles from Metheringham to Sleaford.

Spires and Steeples

Listen Here

As part of the Listen Hear project artsNK worked with villagers along the Spires and Steeples route and composer Dallas Simpson to create digital sound recordings you can listen to along the route. There are also Lincolnshire folk songs performed by local singer Brian Dawson.

Scenic route filled with heritage, artworks and picturesque Lincolnshire villages

The Spires & Steeples Arts & Heritage Trail is a popular route for both nature lovers and heritage enthusiasts.

Stretch your legs and take in the scenic views as you travel through the scenic route, you can also listen to digital sound recordings to inspire and complement your walk as part of the Listen Here project by artsNK. The Spires and Steeples Challenge became a successful charity run/walk since 2008. Participants challenge themselves to complete the entire Arts & Heritage Trail.

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Lincoln Cathedral (starting point)

4 Priorygate