Wyberton

Description

Explore the village, a typical Wash parish and Westgate Wood on this walk. Westgate Wood is one of the Boston Woods Trust sites and is a lovely maturing woodland with a meadow and arboretum close by. The walk uses tarmac paths, field paths and quiet lanes. 

Distance

3.5 miles (5.5 kilometres)
1.75 hours

Starting point
Wyberton Parish Hall
London Road
Wyberton
PE21 7DE
Grid ref: TF 314 411
Directions
  1. Leave the Parish Hall, turn left and walk past the pub.
  2. Turn left along West End Road and follow it for 0.75 miles (1.25 kilometres) through the village.
  3. At the end of the village turn left along Five House Lane (signed to Westgate Wood).
  4. After approximately 600m turn right into Westgate Wood car park. Keep right and follow the path along the edge of the woodland to another car park and road.
  5. Turn sharp left and follow the surfaced path back through the middle of the woodland to a road.
  6. Turn right and then immediately left along a public footpath. Follow the track along the edge of the drain. Where the track bends to the left continue straight ahead continuing to follow the drain.
  7. Before the pylon follow the path as it bears left to follow a smaller drain.
  8. Once in the village and at the road turn right. At the T-junction turn right, past the pub, to return to the starting point.
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Accessibility/suitability
Suitable for families with children.
Facilities available on this walk
  • linked to public transport
  • parking
  • refreshments
  • village/town
Features of this walk
  • fens
  • wildlife interest
  • woodland
Map of starting point