"Enjoying a walk in Lincolnshire is not just good for your mood, it is great for exercise as well!"
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Walking is a great way to burn off calories and get in some much-needed exercise. It’s also fun to do, gets you out in the fresh air and is easy enough for the whole family to join in.
Take a look at some of Lincolnshire’s most popular walks below and see how many calories you could burn!*
A beautiful walk for nature lovers with a great selection of tree species to spot along the way. You even get to pass under a pair of whale jaw bones at one point! Perfect for a family walk on a Sunday afternoon.
Starts at: Hubbard’s Hills
Grid Reference: TF 317 869
Distance: 7 miles
Calories burned: 687
This walk is ideal for people who like to get in a bit of nature spotting on their walks. You’ll see a variety of birds and insects along the river’s edge so remember to take your camera along. Plus, you can extend your stay and take a tour of historic Lincoln as well with accommodation in one of our fine hotels in Lincoln.
Starts at: Stepping Out car park on Fen Lane
Grid Reference: SK 9539 6635
Distance: 4.5 miles
Calories burned: 441
Wold Newton is a picturesque village and this walk is ideal if you are looking for a gentle stroll for a few hours. The route detailed below is the shortest version but there are two longer routes to choose from if you’re feeling energetic.
Starts at: Waymarked bridleway opposite North Farm
Grid Reference: TF 243 971
Distance: 4.4 miles
Calories burned: 432
Starts at: Railway Tavern, Aby
Along the longer route of this particular walk, you will find Claythorpe Watermill and Calesbi, which is a deserted medieval village. There are two shorter route options available as well.
Grid Reference: TF 409 782
Distance: 7.4 miles
Calories burned: 726
As well as the Water’s Edge Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, you can also visit the remnants of a medieval motte and bailey. Enjoy some fantastic views of the Humber, take a quick detour in Barrow to sample the ales of two local public houses or find somewhere to stay in the Lincolnshire Wolds and explore the local countryside at your leisure.
Starts at: Water’s Edge Nature Reserve
Grid Reference: TA030234
Distance: 8.3 miles
Calories burned: 814
(*calorie calculations based on national average weight – http://www.onaverage.co.uk/body-averages/46-average-weight-of-a-man and speed calculations based on national average of 3mph – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walking/)
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