Ruskington two - Hurn Pastures walk


Ruskington is one of Lincolnshire's largest villages and is surrounded by attractive and varied countryside. This walk will show local food production in large open arable fields and then use an enclosed hedge lined green lane. Mostly level walking it may be muddy and uneven in places. There is a 0.75 mile section of road walking.


Four miles (6.5 kilometres)
Two hours

Starting point
All Saints’ Church at the junction of Church Street and High Street North
NG34 9EJ
Grid reference: TF 082 510
  1. Facing All Saints’ church gate, turn left along Church Street to a crossroads and roundabout. Continue straight on along Sleaford Road.
  2. Turn right along Elmtree Road and after approximately 250m turn left onto a public footpath. Follow the footpath through some housing, across a road and over a bridge. Continue walking in the same direction for approximately one mile (1.5 kilometres) across a number of fields, including two bridges - to a road.
  3. Turn right, towards Leasingham, and walk along the road for approximately 0.75 miles (1.25 kilometres) to a green lane on the right. (Take care along this road especially on the bends and blind summits).
  4. Turn right and continue down the green lane which passes between two hedges to a bridge. Cross the bridge, bear right and follow the track as it bends to the left and then continues between two hedges again. Follow the track to join a lane.
  5. Walk straight on along the lane and follow it as it bends right then left.
  6. Immediately after the left bend take the public footpath on the right, between a fence and hedge, and then along the field edge to a bridge.
  7. Cross the bridge, turn left, to a road. Turn right and immediately left onto Elmtree Road and walk to the T-junction. At the junction turn right along Rectory Road, to a crossroads and turn left to return to the church.
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Accessibility and suitability
  • The walk uses pavements, roads, field paths and tracks.
  • There is a 0.75 mile section of road walking
  • There are no stiles or livestock
Facilities available on this walk
  • linked to public transport
  • parking
  • refreshments
  • village/town
Map of starting point