Sleaford

Description

Circular, mostly on quiet roads and cycle paths. Some town roads. The route is mostly level.

Distance
26 or 16 miles (41.5km or 26km)
Starting point
Sleaford railway station,
Sleaford.
NG34 7RG

Grid ref: TF 068 454
Directions
  1. Leave Sleaford train station, at the end of Station Road, turn right over the level crossing, then turn right along London Road (signed Peterborough) and join the cycle path.
  2. Turn left onto London Road (signed Silk Willoughby). 
  3. Turn left (signed Burton Pedwardine).
  4. At the T-junction turn left (signed Sleaford) and then turn right (signed Burton Pedwardine).
  5. At the T-junction turn right (singed Helpringham).

    For the longer route.
  6. At the next junction turn right (signed Scredington). At the junction in Northbeck, follow the road to the right (signed Scredington).
  7. At the next junction, turn left (signed Scredington). Follow the road trhough Scredington and onto Helpringham. Follow the road through Helpringham towards Heckington. Cycle trhough Little Hale and Great Hale. Then cycle into Heckington.
  8. At the crossroads, carry straight on (signed Howell).
  9. At the T-junction turn right and follow the road (signed Howell).
  10. After crossing the A17, turn left (signed Ewerby). Cycle through Howell (signed Ewerby Thorpe).
  11. Turn left at the T-junction in Ewerby Thorpe.
  12. Turn left at the T-junction in Ewerby (signed Sleaford). Follow the road through Kirkby la Thorpe, (signed Sleaford).
  13. Turn left at the T-junction (signed Sleaford) and join the cycle path. Cross Mount Lane and continue towards Sleaford.
  14. Go straight on at the T-junction (signed Peterborough). Turn left at the next junction. Turn right onto Station Road and return to the railway station.


For the shorter route. 

15. Turn left at the end of Burton Pedwardine village (signed Heckington).

16. Cross the level crossing. At the T-junction turn right (signed Boston).

17. Turn left at the crossroads (signed Howell). At the T-junction turn right and follow the road (signed Howell).

9. At the T-junction turn right and follow the road (signed Howell).

10. After crossing the A17, turn left (signed Ewerby). Cycle through Howell (signed Ewerby Thorpe).

11. Turn left at the T-junction in Ewerby Thorpe.

12. Turn left at the T-junction in Ewerby (signed Sleaford). Follow the road through Kirkby la Thorpe, (signed Sleaford).

13. Turn left at the T-junction (signed Sleaford) and join the cycle path. Cross Mount Lane and continue towards Sleaford.

14. Go straight on at the T-junction (signed Peterborough). Turn left at the next junction. Turn right onto Station Road and return to the railway station.

      

Route map
Map of starting point