Billinghay - walk one

Description

Enjoy a circular walk through the village and surrounding farmland. Billinghay lies 17 miles south-east of Lincoln and nine miles north-east of Sleaford. The village sits on a ridge of sand and gravel giving excellent views across The Fens and towards The Wolds. This mainly level walk uses roadside pavements, tracks, and field paths.

Distance

2.5 miles (four kilometres)
1.25 hours

Starting point
War Memorial
Victoria Street
Billinghay
LN4 4HQ
Grid ref TF 155 549
What3words
alert.offerings.flickers
Directions
  1. With your back to the co-op, turn right and walk along Victoria Street to a T-junction with West Street. Turn left.
  2. At the next T-junction cross the road and follow the public footpath opposite. Follow this path behind the houses and along a field edge. Cross the yard in front of the farm building and bear slightly right across the next field to a concrete trig. point. Bear slightly right across the next two fields, to a bridge. Cross the bridge, turn left and follow the path to the road.
  3. Turn left and walk into Billinghay.
  4. Turn right down Mill Lane. Walk past the Fire Station and continue along the roadside pavement.
  5. Take the second public footpath on the left opposite the road to Digby, and follow the track alongside the hedge. Continue on in the same direction onto the playing field.
  6. Bear left and walk around the bowling green and behind the Village Hall into the car park. Leave the car park and continue in the same direction to a junction with the High Street, past a village mosaic.
  7. Turn right onto the High Street.
  8. Turn left onto Queen Street at the side of The Ship to return to Victoria Street and the starting point.
Download map
Accessibility and suitability
  • The walk uses filed paths, tracks and roadside pavements
  • You will encounter stiles and livestock
Facilities available on this walk
  • refreshments
  • village/town
  • public transport
Features of this walk
  • fens
Map of starting point