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Walking Escapes

Escape the world and start an unforgettable journey. Discover the unspoiled landscapes of North Lincolnshire.

Large open spaces, big blue skies and the friendliest of people await you. The stunning landscapes are both beautiful and diverse. North Lincolnshire is the perfect walking destination, unspoiled and untouched. Rambling your way through many of the designated routes you will discover gorgeous tearooms, rustic accommodation and an abundance of unique wildlife this area is home to.

What makes walking in North Lincolnshire so special is you never know what you might stumble across. Walks in North Lincolnshire take in the mysterious and breathtaking  from historic airfields to a 12th Century Abbey. Downloadable walking routes can be found below.

 Barton area

Brigg area


Scunthorpe North

Scunthorpe South

 Isle of Axholme


The Daily Mile

Join the daily mile! The aim of The Daily Mile is to incorporate 15 minutes of self-paced physical activity (walking, jogging or running) into your daily life, to experience the benefits of regular exercise. We all know that regular physical activity has a positive impact on our health and wellbeing

By getting #FitForLife with The Daily Mile, you are taking the first steps to leading a more active, healthier lifestyle.

This isn’t about elite sport or exercise – simply go outside into the fresh air in what you’re wearing, to get fit in 15 minutes of self-paced walking, jogging, running or wheeling. In this time, most people will average a mile or more. By focusing on the time of 15 minutes rather than on the distance, it keeps The Daily Mile non-competitive, social, and inclusive – everyone can take part at their own pace, regardless of age or ability.

Click below to learn more about the Daily Mile Fit for Life, find inspiration and information on how to get involved, and download items to keep you moving and motivated. Plus, family friendly downloads!

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Viking Way

The Viking Way is a long distance footpath which starts on the banks of the Humber in the North Lincolnshire and winds its way through Lincolnshire to finish on the shores of Rutland Water, a total of 235km (147 miles). Routes can be downloaded from clicking here.

The Ironstone Walk

Approximately 10-mile-long circular walking route around the southern part of Scunthorpe and Bottesford.

The Lincolnshire Wolds Outdoor Festival takes place in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds. During the Outdoor Festival you can discover some of the many activities for free or at a reduced cost; from cycling, fishing, golf, water sports and high ropes to navigation, dancing, crafting, gliding and much more!

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