Lutton - walk one long

Description

This circular walk takes in a typical fenland landscape close to The Wash coast and around the village of Lutton.  Mostly walking on level quiet country lanes although the ground may be muddy and uneven in a few places. Lutton lies four miles east of Holbeach. 

Distance

Six miles (9.5 kilometres)
Three hours

Starting point
St Nicholas' church
Low Gate
Lutton
PE12 9PU
Grid reference: TF 433 255
Directions
  1. Walk along Church Lane, beside St Nicholas’ church. Follow the lane for 0.75  miles, ignoring a road on the left, passing a pond to a T-junction.
  2. At the T-junction turn right and follow the roadside path for 250m.
  3. Turn left along North Drove.
  4. For the longer route follow the lane as it turns left and then right and past a large pond. Where the lane bends to the right, walk straight on along the bridleway and track to a road.
  5. Turn right to join the road.
  6. Follow the road, South Drove, for two miles (3.25 kilometres) to a T-junction on the edge of Lutton village. Again note the mature trees, including beech, on the road side.
  7. Turn left, walk along the road for 50m and turn right along Colleys Gate. Walk along the road, past Puddingpoke Lane, to a T-junction.
  8. Turn right along Marriots Gate and follow the road past the Jolly Crispin pub to a T-junction. Turn right to the church and starting point.
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Accessibility/suitability
Has no stiles.
Facilities available on this walk
  • refreshments
  • village/town
Features of this walk
  • fens
Map of starting point