South Lincolnshire Walking Festival 2017

23 September to 29 October 2017

Countdown to the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival has begun!

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Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival Walkers

There are hills in Lincolnshire!

Are you desperate to get out walking? Well, the good news is that you don’t have to wait until September! Our sister festival, the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival is just around the corner.

THE 2015 LINCOLNSHIRE WOLDS WALKING FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE BETWEEN SATURDAY 16 – SUNDAY 31 MAY 2015

This year there are 107 events taking place during the 16 day festival, including lots of good walking, plenty of family-friendly fun sessions and even some group bike rides for anyone who fancies a bit more speed. To request a copy of the  brochure please send us your postal address details via the festival’s Contact us page.

For corrections and amendments to the brochure, please visit www.woldswalkingfestival.co.uk

Win a fantastic Walking Weekend for two!
Everyone who receives one of the walking festival brochures can enter, just send in the coupon on page 53. Click here for further information, terms and conditions.

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

The festival launches at a Welton le Wold Quarry, near the lovely market town of Louth, on Saturday 16 May (10am – 4pm). This great day out in the Lincolnshire landscape will offer a great programme of walks and activities where you can learn more about this important Special Site of Scientific Interest. This site is geologically important to the story of how Lincolnshire experienced the last Ice Age, with remains of straight-tusked elephant, deer and bison being found here, together with Stone Age flint tools.

Children will enjoy pond-dipping in a Lincolnshire Chalk Stream, digging in an archaeological sand pit, and coming face-to-face with a Stone Age Man! A pre-history expert will be demonstrating Stone Age flint-napping techniques, dressed exactly as our ancestors might have looked thousands of years ago.

Refreshments and toilets will be available but do come dressed for the weather. Please note that only registered Assistance Dogs are allowed on this site, no other dogs are allowed.

Thank you to the landowners, Mr & Mrs Brook for allowing public access for this event.

The Festival closes with the highly-popular Finale event, this year taking place at Flintwood Farm near the pretty village of Belchford on Sunday 31 May. A lively programme of walks will get everyone out and about in this archetypal part of the Lincolnshire Wolds which shows just why we are the East Midlands’ only Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Horncastle & District Lions Club and every participant is invited to celebrate the conclusion of the festival with a piece of free Festival Cake!

Warm thanks to Mr & Mrs Tuxworth at Flintwood Farm.

www.woldswalkingfestival.co.uk

 

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