Lindsey Loop

A long distance walk of 97 miles in Lincolnshire which makes a circuit of the spectacular Lincolnshire Wolds. It celebrates the culture of the area and visits many attractive small towns, villages and hamlets, including the six towns of East Lindsey and West Lindsey. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Market Rasen
Grid Ref: TF106892
Distance: 97 miles (156 km)
Climbing: 1,886 metres
Walk time: 40-48 hours
Days: 7-10

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Lindsey Loop is a long distance walking route in Lincolnshire which links the six market towns in the administative areas of East Lindsey and West Lindsey. The towns are Market Rasen, Caistor, Louth, Alford, Spilsby and Horncastle, all of which border the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The route visits a host of villages in the area and also the sites of some deserted/ abandoned villages which were settlements in their own right in the past. From start to finish the route which begins and ends in Market Rasen visits Claxby, Nettleton, Caistor, Rothwell, Cuxwold, Hatcliffe, East Ravendale, Louth, Little Cawthorpe, Burwell, Swaby, South Thoresby, Alford, Skendleby, Spilsby, Raithby by Spilsby, Hagworthingham, Horncastle, Fulletby, Ranby, Market Stainton, Donnington on Bain, Benniworth, South Willingham and Hainton.

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