GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Lincolnshire Cycle Routes

With miles of open countryside and a lengthy and attractive coastline, Lincolnshire has much to offer the cyclist. This section of England is also fairly flat offering up an abundance of attractive cycling options.
National Cycle Network route 1 runs through the county with one of the highlights the crossing from Lincolnshire into East Riding of Yorkshire via the Humber Bridge (pictured)

Use the links to view full route information including elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.
You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Lincolnshire Cycle Map>>

There are several National Cycle Network signed routes in the county many of which have been mapped and can be viewed and downloaded below.
For more information on NCN routes in the county (including free cycle maps) please click here

For more information on cycle routes in Lincolnshire including tips, advice and free cycle maps please click here


Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Boston to Lincoln36 miles (58 km)This route follows National Cycle route 1 and the View Full Details>>
Boston to Skegness32 miles (52 km)This ride takes you through the Lincolnshire countryside from Boston to the Lincolnshire coast View Full Details>>
Boston to Wainfleet All Saints22 miles (36 km)This ride takes you through the Lincolnshire countryside from Boston to Wainfleet All Saints View Full Details>>
Bourne Woods Lincolnshire3 miles (5 km)Enjoy miles of woodland cycling and walking trails in this large forest in the market town of Bourne, Lincolnshire. A local cycle route runs through the eastern side of the woods to Hanthorpe while miles of footpaths take you through the ancient woodland with its mixture of conifers and broad-leaved trees. There's also some tranquil ponds which attract birds such as kingfishers and herons. Look out for sculptures by local artists as you make your way through the site. View Full Details>>
Cleethorpes Country Park1 miles (2 km)This 160 acre park has a 7 acre lake with footpaths and a cycle path running through it View Full Details>>
Grantham to Bottesford11 miles (17 km)This route follows NCN route 15 along the Grantham Canal View Full Details>>
Grantham to Newark-On-Trent25 miles (40 km)This route follows National Cycle routes 15 and 64 through Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. You start by the tourist information centre in Grantham and soon join the towpath of the Grantham Canal which takes you as far as Muston. From here you follow quiet roads to Bottesford. The route continues through the countryside on country lanes, joining National Cycle route 64 just after Orston. A couple of miles later at Cotham you begin a short stretch on a dismantled railway line, which takes you all the way to the finish point at Newark-On-Trent rail. View Full Details>>
Harby to Lincoln6 miles (10 km)This short off road route follows NCN route 64 from Harby to Lincoln View Full Details>>
Leicester to Stamford39 miles (62 km)Follow NCN route 63 from Leicestershire into Lincolnshire View Full Details>>
Lincoln to Market Rasen21 miles (33 km)This short flat route follows National Cycle route 1 through the Lincolnshire countryside from the county town of Lincoln to Market Rasen. View Full Details>>
Lincoln to Newark-On-Trent24 miles (38 km)Travel from Lincolnshire into Nottinghamshire on NCN route 64 View Full Details>>
Lindsey Trail75 miles (121 km)This new bridleway runs through the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB and is suitable for both walkers and cyclists with a hybrid or mountain bike. View Full Details>>
Market Rasen to Grimsby21 miles (34 km)Follow NCN route 1 from Market Rasen to Grimsby on this pleasant route View Full Details>>
Market Rasen to Hessle37 miles (60 km)This route follows NCN route 1 from Market Rasen in Lincolnshire to Hessle in Yorkshire View Full Details>>
Melton Mowbray to Grantham22 miles (36 km)This route follows National Cycle routes 64 and 15 from Leicestershire into Lincolnshire View Full Details>>
Melton Mowbray to Newark-On-Trent34 miles (55 km)Follow National Cycle routes 64 and 15 from Leicestershire into Nottinghamshire View Full Details>>
Peterborough to Spalding31 miles (50 km)This lovely flat route follows National Cycle routes 63 and 12 passing through Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire View Full Details>>
Peterborough to Stamford17 miles (27 km)Follow National Cycle route 63 through Cambridgeshire and onto Lincolnshire. You start by the railway station in Peterborough and soon join a lovely off road section that runs along the River Nene and through Ferry Meadows Country Park. You then continue on road through Castor and Ailsworth before passing the lovely Castor Hanglands. The ride then progresses onto Stamford via Barnack, crossing the River Welland before finishing by the tourist information centre in Stamford. View Full Details>>
Stamford to Oakham14 miles (23 km)This ride follows NCN route 63 from Lincolnshire into Rutland View Full Details>>
Twyford Wood2 miles (4 km)This wood near Grantham has miles of footpaths taking you to conifer woodland, grassland and the lovely Twyford Wood butterfly glades. Here you can look out for dingy and grizzled skipper butterflies. View Full Details>>
Willingham Woods3 miles (4.8 km)These woods near Market Rasen have miles of good footpaths and cycling trails to try. This route follows the Lindsay Trail which runs through the centre of the forest for about 1.5 miles. You can start from the car park just off the Willingham Road from Market Rasen. If you are bringing your bike to the woods please keep on the stone paths. Walkers can further explore the site on a number of alternative footpaths marked on the maps below. There's pretty ponds and wildlife including woodland birds and deer to look out for. View Full Details>>
Wisbech to Boston39 miles (62 km)Travel from Cambridgeshire to Lincolnshire along National Cycle route 1 on this very flat route. View Full Details>>

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