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Marton & the River Trent
Introduction to Walk 1293

Photo from the walk - Marton & the River Trent

County/Area - Lincolnshire

Author - Hugh Marrows

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 20 feet / 6 metres

Time - 1 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

This is a most interesting walk along the river cliffs and banks of the Trent in the far west of Lincolnshire. The route starts in Marton on the A156 Lincoln-Gainsborough road. Despite its short length, the route is full of interest. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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