Mareham Pastures

Description

This local nature reserve is a former landfill site. There is woodland, meadows, a play area, picnic area and sculptures. 

Distance

0.75 miles (0.75 km)

Starting point
Mareham Lane
Sleaford
NG34 7JP
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Accessibility and suitability

The car park is located off Mareham Lane, Sleaford (height barrier 2.1m at entrance). The car park surface is loose stone within a plastic grid. There are two marked disabled bays. The car park is closed overnight. 

The pedestrian entrance is located off Lavender Close, Sleaford.

The path surface consists of compacted stone with some loose stones. The route is mostly level.

  • Steepest uphill section: 1:12 (8%) for a distance of 30m
  • Steepest downhill section: 1:13 (7%) for a distance of three metres
  • Narrowest point: all paths are over one metre wide. The pedestrian entrance gates are 75cm and 80cm wide
  • Greatest cross slope: 1:12 (8%) for a distance of 46m
Facilities available on this walk
  • refreshments available in Sleaford
  • nearest toilets located in Moneys Yard, Carre Street, Sleaford
Features of this walk
  • Countryside for All
  • wildlife interest
  • woodland
Map of starting point
Further Information