North East Lincolnshire Council

Walking routes

Explore North East Lincolnshire by making the most of our series of walking routes. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and many attractions whilst keeping active. You have a look at the walking routes using the expandable menu below.

You can also view our cycle routes, or information on our public rights of way and public gating orders.

Rating – Steady
Distance – 2.5 miles (4km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Suitable for walkers with dogs.

Refreshments are available along the route.

This is an ideal walk if you work on the Europarc business park and fancy getting out from behind your desk at lunchtime or after work.

The walk meanders between the plethora of industries along the Humber bank with a half way stop on the Seawall where you’ll be able to see many of the industries which thrive in the local area along with the wildlife that lives alongside them.

View the Beside the Seaside Route (PDF).

Rating – Challenging
Distance – 5.25 miles (8.5km)

Suitable for walkers with dogs.

Refreshments are available along the route.

This is a great walk to get out and discover the countryside right on your doorstep. The start of the walk is in the picturesque Bradley Woods, there is ample car parking and the site is easily accessible off Bradley Road.

View the Bradley to Barnoldby Loop Leaflet (PDF).

Rating: Easy
Distance: 2.25 miles (3.5km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Suitable for walkers with dogs.

Suitable for wheelchair users.

Within the Country Park there are a variety of walks to choose from, the easiest and most accessible is a stroll around the lake on the tarmac path. This route is idea for anyone looking to get a bit of light exercise or anyone with mobility impairments. Look out for the displays around the lake for more information about these walks.

View the Cleethorpes Country Park Walk Leaflet (PDF).

Rating – Steady
Distance – 4.5miles (7km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Suitable for walkers with dogs.

Refreshments are available along the route.

Enjoy this walk along the seafront in Cleethorpes. The route begins at the Discovery Centre in the Boating Lake area and takes you along the beach and through Humberston Fitties, past Pleasure Island Theme park and the Meridian Lakeside arena.

At the end of the walk you can stop off at the Discovery Centre for a drink and something to eat or if you’ve still got plenty of energy why not hire a boat and go for a row around the lake?

View the Cleethorpes Seafront Leaflet (PDF).

Rating: Steady
Distance: 7.5miles (12km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Refreshments are available along the route.

Walkers may encounter livestock along the route.

This historic walk takes you on a tour of four local Parish Churches in Waltham, Brigsley, Ashby-cum-Fenby and Barnoldby-le-Beck. Between them they have hundreds of years of history.

View the Four Churches Leaflet (PDF).

Rating: Challenging
Distance: 5 miles (8km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Walkers may encounter livestock along this route.

Refreshments are available along this route.

This walk takes in two local villages, each with their own history. Healing’s Grade II listed parish church originates in the 13th Century and is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, also just outside the modern village is Healing Manor, a former Manor House that is now a hotel and restaurant, be sure to pop in for a drink on your way back.

This walk takes you across the extensive network of local footpaths and bridleways to the neighbouring village of Stallingborough. The ancient village of Stalinburg is recorded in the Doomsday Book and earthworks showing its location are still visible outside the boundary of the current village to the west of church.

For walkers wanting to take things a bit easier you can catch the train back to Healing from the station in the middle of the village.

View the Healing and Stallingborough Leaflet (PDF).

Rating: Steady
Distance: 2.25miles (3.5km)

Accessible by Public Transport (On Pelham Road).

Suitable for walkers with dogs.

Discover the countryside on your doorstep with the 2 ¼ mile wander to the north of Immingham. The route of this walk follows well established local footpaths and towards the end goes through Mayflower Woods. There are many more short walks through the woods if you have the time.

View the Mayflower Woods Leaflet (PDF).

Rating: Steady
Distance: 7miles (11km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Suitable for walkers with dogs.

Refreshments are available along the route.

The start of the walk is in the village of Laceby in the thriving village square. The walk takes you through the village and out along the network of country footpaths around the area.

This walk provides many picturesque views of Laceby Beck and the foothills of the Wolds, it also takes you through Bradley Woods. Whilst this route is mostly away from roads it does cross the main A46 into Grimsby so please be careful when crossing the road and where possible use recognised crossing points.

View the Laceby Circular Leaflet (PDF).

The Wanderlust Way is a popular twenty mile circular walk starting and finishing at Bradley Woods to the West of Grimsby. Originally called the Bradley 20, the walk was renamed in 1990 to commemorate the life and work of James Neville Cole, founder of the Wanderlust Rambling Club.

The walk generally follows field edge paths, tracks and some minor roads through the Lincolnshire Wolds, which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The walk is relatively easy and there are no significant hills or slopes, however the landscape is rises and falls, taking walkers through narrow lanes and across windy hilltops.

You can download the leaflet which offers a choice of walks from the full twenty mile circuit to smaller link routes of eight, nine, and ten miles.

View the Wanderlust Way Circular Walk Leaflet (PDF).

Rating: Easy
Distance: 1 mile (1.5km)

Accessible by Public Transport.

Suitable for wheelchair users.

Refreshments are available along the route.

Weelsby Woods is a great place to go for a family walk, you have a choice of paths through the woodland area and there large open spaces to enjoy a game of football or lay out a picnic.

Rating: Challenging
Distance: 6miles (9.5km)

Walkers may encounter livestock along the route.

The Wold Newton circular is a true ramble in the countryside in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), The Wolds provide views across the flat fens and salt marshes of Lindsey and Holland. On a clear day you’ll be able to see outstanding views of the country and coast from this walk.

Please note that there are no facilities along the route so please take a drink and a pack-up.

View the Wold Newton Circular Leaflet (PDF).

Public Rights Of Way, Origin 2, Origin Way, Europarc, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN37 9TZ

Email: prow@nelincs.gov.uk

Telephone: 01472 324500