Scothern, Dunholme & Nettleham Dunholme Walk
Scothern, Dunholme, Nettleham
This walk offers the opportunity to experience the open arable landscape north of Lincoln where the Limestone Heath meets the Lincoln Clay Vale. The pretty villages have Early English churches and some fine old houses and cottages. Mostly level walking it may be muddy and uneven in places. The villages are located north-east of Lincoln close to the A46.
St Chad’s Church
Grid reference TF 025 793
- 1From St Chad’s Church, cross the main village road, walk past the War Memorial and turn left along Ashing Lane.
- 2At the end of the lane, by the seat, turn left onto Beck Lane. Cross the Beck and walk past the village pinfold. At the road junction turn left. After approximately 80m turn right onto a bridleway and track. Follow the track around the field to the corner and a junction with a footpath.
- 3Turn left and follow the footpath. Ignore the first footpath on the left, and continue around the field corner. At the next footpath sign turn left. Cross a wooden bridge and follow the path between two fences.
- 4At the junction with a road turn left.
- 5Walk past the school and at the crossroads turn left onto Watery Lane. Cross the Beck and turn immediately right. Walk beside the Beck to return to St Chad’s Church.
The walk uses roadside paths and field paths. There are no stiles or livestock.