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Old Bolingbroke and East Keal
Introduction to Walk 1509

Photo from the walk - Old Bolingbroke and East Keal

County/Area - Lincolnshire

Author - Christine Hurrell

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Grade - easy

A beautiful walk takes you over the gentle slopes of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The village of Old Bolingbroke is steeped in history and its Castle was where Henvy IV was born in 1366. The circular route crosses pleasant rolling country taking in the village of East Keal.


 

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