Hartsholme Country Park


Hartsholme Country Park is made up of Victorian landscaped gardens, a reservoir, woodlands and grasslands. All home to a wide variety of wildlife in a busy city location. 

There is a visitor centre, toilets and a café (check opening times). There is also a childrens' playground.


One mile (1.6 km)

Starting point
377 Skellingthorpe Road
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Accessibility and suitability

Hartsholme Country Park is located three miles south-west of Lincoln city centre off the B1379 (Skellingthorpe Road).

There are tarmac surfaced disabled bays. The rest of the car park is compacted stone.

The path surfaces consist of either tarmac or compacted stone, which are uneven in places. The route is mostly level, apart from the footbridge.

  • Steepest uphill section: 1:15 (6%) for a distance of 15m
  • Steepest downhill section: 1:15 (6%) for a distance of 18m
  • Narrowest point: All paths are at least one metre wide
  • Greatest cross slope: There are no cross-slopes greater than 1:33 (3%)


Facilities available on this walk
  • refreshments available at the café in the visitor centre
  • nearest toilets located in the visitor centre 
Features of this walk
  • Countryside for All
  • historical interest 
  • wildlife interest
  • woodland
Map of starting point
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