Goulceby & Asterby In The Footsteps Of Kolkr Via Red Hill Walk
Glouceby, Asterby, Ranby
A circular walk of 3.5 miles through the countryside surrounding Red Hill, Asterby and Goulceby
This pleasant 3 mile walk circles the attractive parishes of Goulceby and Asterby and takes you through gentle farmland, quiet lanes and along part of the Viking Way, offering stunning views over the Lincolnshire Wolds.
'Colchesbi' or Goulceby derives its' name from the first major settler in the area, Kolkr the Dane. As the settlement expanded, his 'Eystri' or eastern lands became known as Asterby.
This route takes you past Red Hill Nature Reserve
In the Footsteps of Kolkr via Red Hill (Goulceby & Asterby 3.5 miles)
Visit the website for Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty via the link below to access the route map and to download the leaflet for this walk.
more about the trail
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.