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Horncastle, Langton & Thimbleby
Introduction to Walk 1325

Photo from the walk - Horncastle, Langton & Thimbleby

County/Area - Lincolnshire

Author - Hugh Marrows

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 50 feet / 15 metres

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Lincolnshire walk explores the hills surrounding Horncastle and includes extensive views to Lincoln and the Wolds. It crosses some arable fields but all paths are all clearly marked. Three villages are visited; Thornton, Langton and Thimbleby each of which had a new church within eleven years of each other between 1879 and 1890. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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