For the longer walks please make sure you have stout footwear and suitable clothing.

It is always wise to check the walks on a map before starting.

All the walks can be found on Ordnance Survey Explorer 282 Lincolnshire Wolds North.

Grainsby Church - 6.5 miles

From North Thoresby village square take Church Lane (the road by the Spar shop) Pass Mapletoft School House on the right.

At the corner enter the churchyard (on the opposite corner is the site of the pinfold or pound) and pass St Helen's Church.

At the Church gate turn right along the track.

At Stanholme take the path to the right and cross Old Fleet Drain by the foot bridge.

Turn left and follow the path along the hedge side to the track then continue to Grainsby Lane.

Turn left (crossing the A16) to Grainsby Church and take the path through the churchyard then cross the field to join a track, follow the way markers which take you through a wood, over a foot bridge and along a track to Waithe Lane.

Turn left along the road to a finger post (opposite the road to Ashby cum Fenby) turn left and follow the bridleway to Grainsby Lane.

Turn left through the village then take the footpath to the right.

Walk by the dyke, cross two footbridges then turn left to the A16. Cross the road and turn right to North Thoresby.

At the beginning of the village turn left along the track past the playing field, join Church Lane again and back to the village square.

A short walk round North Thoresby - 1 mile

From the village square walk along High Street towards the A16. Turn right at the Granby and walk along the A16 as far as the track past the playing field. Walk along this track and join Church Lane and so back to the square.

Grainsby Lane - 2.5 miles

From the village square walk along High Street towards the A16.

At the Granby turn right and continue almost to the end of the path then cross the road and take the path at the side of the white house.

Walk at the side of the dyke, cross two foot bridges and continue to Grainsby Lane. (If snowdrops are in flower take a detour to your left to the Grainsby Church then retrace your steps to your original path.)

Turn right to the A16, cross the road and take the first path to your right before the farm.

Cross the field then continue along the track to a gap in the hedge, turn right and walk by the hedge side and over the foot bridge to a track which will take you back to North Thoresby Church.

Hawerby - 6 miles

From the village square take Ludborough Road, soon after the sharp right bend take the footpath to the left. Follow the path through the nursery to the A16.
Cross the A16 and walk along the road to the factory. Continue along the track round the factory to the A18 (Barton Street).
Turn right and in a short distance take the path to the left and walk at the side of the drain to the lane.
Turn right then take the first path to the left. Continue along this path until there is a steep path to the right (before reaching the white house) through the wood. On leaving the wood carry straight ahead turning left at the T junction then there is a sharp right bend. Turn left at the next junction. Along side the wood take a path right by the hedge and continue straight ahead to the lane.
Turn right and at the corner take the path by the hedge to Hawerby. Before reaching the small church turn right to meet the path you have already used. Continue as far as the wood. Turn left to meet the road, turn right then left to retrace your route back to North Thoresby.

Cadeby Hall - 5 miles

From the village square take Ludborough Road, soon after the sharp right bend take the footpath to the left. Follow the footpath through the nursery to the A16.
Cross the A16 and walk along the road to the factory. Continue along the track round the factory to the A18 (Barton Street).
Cross the road and walk to the left along the grass verge to the drive on the right leading to Cadeby Hall. Pass the hall and take the next path to the right across the fields to the lane.
Turn right and continue until there is a footpath to the right by a drain. This path takes you to the A18, turn right then left to retrace your route home.