Burn Calories With Lincolnshire Walks

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!*

Louth Links Walk, Louth  (Easy)

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

River Witham Walk, Lincoln (Easy)

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 Walk, East Riding (Easy)

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

Aby Walk, Alford (Moderate)

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

Barton and Barrow-on-Humber Walk, North Lincolnshire (Moderate)

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/)