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Walking in Lincolnshire

Walking in Lincolnshire is a great way to explore the beautiful county. Whether you're looking for a gentle stroll or something more adventurous, Lincolnshire has the perfect walking route for you.

The idyllic setting of the Lincolnshire Wolds, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the perfect location for a walk, as is the backdrop of the Lincolnshire coast, or why not enjoy a woodland walk, there are hundreds of routes for you to choose from. In addition to these options, there are many perfect places for walks like sandy beaches, country parks and the grounds of stately homes.


explore the Viking Way

The Viking Way is a long distance - 147 mile way-marked trail spanning from the River Humber through Lincoln to Oakham in Rutland. The route is signposted with an icon of a Viking helmet on a yellow disk. 

Coastal walks

Enjoy the great outdoors and the fresh sea air at the Lincolnshire coast. Find the best places and routes to take for relaxing walk.

Fen Walks

Discover a selection of fen walks in Lincolnshire. Take in spectacular views of the landscapes and spot a variety of wildlife.

Woodland Walks

Find out more about the picturesque woodland walks of Lincolnshire. Enjoy exquisite panoramic views of the county's beautiful woodlands.

Lincolnshire Wolds Walks

Explore the Lincolnshire Wolds - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Enjoy the spectacular views with routes to suit beginners through to seasoned hikers.

Countryside For All Walks

These routes contain access information, such as path surfaces, gradients, seats, steps and gates.

Countryside for All Walks

find walking routes by area

Alford walks

Find a selection of walks in the Alford area, explore this scenic market town with a choice of circular walks.

Boston walks

Find walks in the Boston area, explore this historic town with a choice of town walks and wildlife walks.

Bourne walks

Enjoy a selection of walks in the Bourne area, the delightful market town of Bourne offers many picturesque walking routes.

Caistor walks

Located on the hillside towards the northern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, Caistor is an ideal walking destination.

Grantham walks

The picturesque market town of Grantham offers many historic walking routes.

Horncastle walks

The quintessentially British market town of Horncastle is situated close to the Lincolnshire Wolds and has many walking routes.

Lincoln walks

The historic city of Lincoln has a selection of picturesque and heritage filled walking routes.

Lincolnshire Wolds Walks

With 216 square miles of unspoilt countryside and beautiful rolling green hills, there are plenty of walking routes to be explored in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

Louth Walks

Situated on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, Louth has a lot of picturesque walking routes.

Market Rasen Walks

Find a selection of walks in the Market Rasen area, from Viking Way walks to other scenic countryside routes.

Skegness Walks

Find a selection of coastal walking routes in and around the traditional seaside town of Skegness.

Sleaford Walks

Find walking routes in Sleaford, a scenic and poplar market town located in the heart of Lincolnshire on the River Slea and Sleaford Canal.

Spalding Walks

Situated on the wide river Welland and bright with tulips in spring, Spalding has a selection of scenic walking routes.

Stamford Walks

Stamford is a bustling, prosperous market town with a selection of picturesque and historic walking routes.

Tealby Walks

Tealby is a picturesque classic, picture-postcard English village in Lincolnshire with a selection of walking routes.

Woodhall Spa Walks

Woodhall Spa is a thriving village in the middle of rural Lincolnshire it offers several picturesque walking routes including woodland walks.

Red Hill Nature Reserve

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walking routes in Lincolnshire

Explore the wide selection of walking routes across lincolnshire. Find city, countryside, woodland and coastal routes with over 200 different routes to choose from.

Countryside Code in Lincolnshire

your guide to the outdoors

Discover the rules of the Countryside Code and why they are so important for the natural environment and wildlife, to help you leave only positive impacts on your outdoor adventures.


go deeper into the countryside

Discover more amazing places to eat, sleep and visit across the Lincolnshire Wolds and charming Market Towns...

Coast & Countryside

Rights of way

Plan your own route with the help of electronic working copy definitive map. Find out more information on the Lincolnshire County Council website.