Other Walks in the Area

Winding through North Kesteven's wonderful countryside are over 130 miles of way marked STEPPING OUT walks. Accompanied by detailed walk leaflets, they are an ideal way of discovering the woodlands, villages and country churches which make up our landscape.

Walks along or near the Spires & Steeples Arts and Heritage Trail can be downloaded from the links below.

Ridges & Furrows Arts & Heritage Trail
Ridges & Furrows is a new arts and heritage trail for Lincolnshire linking The National Centre for Craft & Design in Sleaford with Whisby Nature Park via the Lincolnshire Edge. The 30 mile trail picks up on many existing Stepping Out walks and includes sections of the Viking Way, and will feature specially commissioned artworks. The route is currently under development and will be launched in Spring 2018
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Steeping Out

Stepping Out

Stepping Out is a collection of walks through quiet, unspoilt countryside in the heart of rural Lincolnshire. A leaflet giving an overview of all the walks throughout North Kesteven

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Sleaford Riverside Walk

This route contains circular walks westwards towards North and South Rauceby

Distance 6.4 miles/10.3km
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The Eastern Slea

This walk follows the Slea eastwards on a linear walk to Haverholme Priory.

Distance 3.75 miles/6km
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Bloxholm & Brauncewell

Discover the sites of ancient medieval villages along these woodland and pasture walks.

Distance 3.4 miles/5.5km
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Martin/Metheringham Barff

A walk rich in variety with sweeping views across the dens and exploring the site of the old RAF Metherigham with its evocative memorial.

Distance 6.3miles/10.1km
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Car Dyke by Wood and Fen

Discover the mysteries of the Roman Car Dyke and enjoy panoramic views along the fenland edge.

Walk 1: Distance 3 miles/4.9km
Walk 2: Distance 4 miles/6.3km
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Scopwick and Kirkby Green

Two walks on ancient bridleways and lanes to explore the rich countryside around these neighboroughing villages.

Walk 1: Distance 2.3 miles/3.7km
Walk 2: Distance 1.9 miles/3km
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A walk through the beautiful parkland and farmland surrounding this delightful village

Distance 3.8miles/6.1km
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Nocton and Dunston

Ancient woodland and fens provide two beautiful walks setting out from the historic villages of Nocton and Dunston.

Walk 1: Distance 4 miles/6.4km
Walk 2: Distance 2.8 miles/4.5km
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Village Trails & other arts & heritage trails

Nocton Village Trail

Download a pdf of Nocton Village trail leaflet, talking you on a walk around Nocton's historic buildings, spots of natural beauty and the many artworks created by artsNK working with the local community.

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When in Sleaford Arts & Heritage Trail

When in Sleaford... An arts & heritage trail featuring 18 bronze artworks created by artist David Mackie that highlights historic buildings, other artworks and natural spaces in Sleaford..

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Many of the paths have been provided by the goodwill of local landowners. These are marked by Highways Act signs. No special permission is needed to use these paths, but walkers are asked to help to ensure a continued welcome by only using the waymarked paths and keeping dogs on a lead. Where paths cross pasture young stock may be present. Further advice can be found at www.countrysidenk.co.uk and following the link “Safety in the Countryside”