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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

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.


 

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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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