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Welcome to the Lincolnshire countryside access and rights of way pages. These web pages have been designed to help you get the most from your trip to the Lincolnshire countryside.

  • People walking in countryside


    In Lincolnshire there are over 2500 miles (4000km) of public rights of way.

  • Cycle routes


    With quiet country lanes and cycle paths it couldn’t be easier to explore the county on two wheels.

  • Photo of carriage horses


    A variety of riding and carriage driving routes including the Lindsey Trail

  • Public Rights of Way sign

    Countryside access map

    Find routes and open areas with public access for walking, cycling and riding.

  • Photograph of Ramblers at Fiskerton

    Countryside Volunteering Opportunities

    Volunteer and help manage your local rights of way.

  • Image of a Compass and map

    Definitive map

    Public rights of way are recorded on Definitive Maps and described in accompanying statements.

  • Advice for farmers & landowners

    Information for farmers and landowners

    Farmers and landowners have a key role to play in keeping the access network in good shape.

  • What is a public right of way?

    Temporary Closures

    Rights of way can only be closed with permission from the County Council. Closures are usually only for short periods of time in the interest of public safety when works are taking place in the proximity.

  • Countryside For All

    Detailed access information for 16 countryside sites across Lincolnshire.

Report a problem

Report a problem on the public right of way like overgrown vegetation or a missing way marker, directly to the relevant Countryside Officer.

Report a problem

Countryside Image Gallery

old oak at Great Gonerby

Admire some of the beautiful shots from the Lincolnshire countryside.

Countryside image gallery

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Last updated: 23 January 2017

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