5 Spring Walks in Lincolnshire
2 March 2020
When you’re visiting Lincolnshire, it’s to be expected that you would want to get out and about to see the local area, and what better way to do that than on a walk? With the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the county, as well as a number of other beautiful areas, you’ll be able to take in some spectacular walks in Lincolnshire, as well as some spring wildlife watching.
Length: 3 miles
Covering roughly 1,300 acres, Belton Park offers the perfect place for a great walk. Of the 1,300 acres, 750 are designated deer park, so if you take your dog with you, make sure to keep them on the lead at all times.
There is a pleasant walking trail that starts at the impressive Belton House and takes you around the grounds where you might be lucky enough to see some of the wild fallow deer who call the park their home.
Length: 5 miles
Just outside of the city of Lincoln, you’ll find the village of Branston, which provides an excellent walking route as you make a circular course around the village itself. Take in some countryside views as well as an insight into village life during this leisurely walk which is suitable for anyone.
Length: 3.25 miles
This circular walk is another one that is suitable for anyone, so no matter how confident you are, this is a great route to take in some of the local area as you walk around the town of Alford.
There’s plenty to see along the way such as Alford Manor House, and you may even be lucky enough to spot some of the local wildlife such as water voles and barn owls.
Length: 4 miles
Starting at Gunby Hall and Gardens, this route leads you on a leisurely stroll to the site of the medieval moat which is all that remains of Bratfort Manor. You can walk the circuit or carry on exploring when you reach Bratfort Manor depending on how energetic you’re feeling!
Length: 3.5 miles
If you would like to take in a little history during your walk, this short stroll around Winceby is perfect to pique your interest. As the location of an important Civil War battle in 1643, this is a fascinating area with a long history which you will be able to see the remnants of. The area has had human settlement since prehistoric times, so you’ll be able to see and feel the impact of so many generations of people.
There are plenty of excellent walking routes in Lincolnshire that you can explore during your visit. While we have listed just five, there are countless others for different abilities and age groups, so whether you want a short walk with the family, or you would like to find something a little more challenging, Lincolnshire is the perfect place to be.
If you are thinking of taking a holiday in the area, why not consider booking at our Lincolnshire holiday park which can serve as the perfect base from which to explore the local area.