The Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service produce numerous publications and leaflets to help you enjoy a visit to this wonderful part of the country.
The following publications are available from the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service and can be downloaded as a pdf. Most are also available at local tourist information centres and libraries.
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Making the Most of the Lincolnshire Wolds leaflet: your guide to the villages and local facilities in the Wolds.
Walking leaflets: 'Wolds Walks' are a series of walks starting from various villages.
- In Ore of Our Past (Nettleton - 5 miles)
- A Walk for All Seasons (Belchford - 4½ miles)
- In the Shadow of Juicetrump (Belchford - 4½ miles)
- In the Footsteps of Roman Legions (Fulletby - 7 miles)
- A Walk for all Ages (South Thoresby - 5 miles)
- Round Binbrook (Binbrook - 2 or 3 miles)
- Paths, Ponds and a Priory (Binbrook - 5½ miles)
- In the Footsteps of Kolkr Goulceby & Asterby - 2 x 3 miles)
- On Foot from Fotherby (Fotherby 2 x 6 miles)
- A Walk on the Wild Side (Ludford - 7 miles)
- In the Footsteps of Tennyson (Bag Enderby 2 or 5¼ miles)
'Gateway Walks' start from the market towns of Louth, Market Rasen or Alford.
- Hills and Hamlets (Louth - 6½ miles)
- Round Louth Walk (Louth - 2, 6 or 14 miles)
- Vales and Views (Louth - 7½ miles)
- On Top of the Wolds (Louth - 5½ miles)
- Two Churches and a Canal (Navigation Walk Louth - 6 or 8½ miles)
- To Legsby and Linwood and Back (Market Rasen - 3½, 4½ or 5¾ miles)
- Walks in Woods (Market Rasen - 7 or 8 miles)
- Cricket Fields to Green Lanes (Market Rasen - 4 or 5½ miles)
- Following Woods and Mills (Market Rasen - 3½ or 9 miles)
- A Route with a View (Market Rasen - 6½ or 9½ miles)
- Around Historic Alford (Alford - 2 miles)
- Well Walk (Alford - 8 miles)
- Ramble to Rigsby (Alford - 5 miles)
Cycle Routes: A series of cycle routes in the Lincolnshire Wolds, starting from Louth, Legbourne and Horncastle. The routes were developed for all types of cyclists, from beginner to the more advanced.
- Hubbard's Hills to Red Hill (6.5 or 11.8 miles)
- Hubbard's Hills to Welsdale Bottom (11.1 miles)
- Louth to North Ormsby (18.7 miles)
- Louth to Grimoldby (7 or 11.5 miles)
- Legbourne to Belleau (16.2 miles)
- Legbourne to Authorpe (13.5 miles)
- Horncastle to Miningsby (13 miles)
- Horncastle to Fulletby (14 miles)
- Horncastle to Harrington (20 miles)
- Horncastle to Rowgate Hill (20 miles)
Enjoy the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB leaflet: general leaflet about the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB with things to do, attractions and places to see.
Helping Lincolnshire's Chalk Streams Flow: a detailed and informative leaflet explaining the importance of these rare habitats which support some of our most threatened plants and animals.
The Lincolnshire Wolds AONB Annual Review looks back over the past year on the achievements as well as key issues affecting the area and financial information of the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service.Annual Review
The Lincolnshire Wolds AONB Management Plan 2018 - 23 has now been formally adopted, please click on the link below for full details.
Four of the following leaflets are too large to download but are available from our office - just click on the link at the bottom of the page to request these or any of our other leaflets mentioned above.
- Geology of the Lincolnshire Wolds outer leaflet inner leaflet: a detailed and very informative leaflet explaining the geology and how the Wolds came to become what they are today.
- Water of the Lincolnshire Wolds outer leaflet inner leaflet: explains how important the chalk streams within the Wolds is for wildlife habitats, site of archaeological and historical settlements.
- Heritage of the Lincolnshire Wolds outer leaflet inner leaflet: the Lincolnshire Wolds has been inhabited for thousands of years. This leaflet helps you to explore and understand more about today's landscape.
- Ritual & Religion of the Lincolnshire Wolds outer leaflet inner leaflet: evidence of ritual and religion is found throughout human society and the Lincolnshire Wolds is no exception. This leaflet touches on some aspects of the influence that ritual and religion had on the life and landscape of the Wolds.
- Wildlife of the Wolds: a general guide to some of the wildlife habitats of the Wolds, which are commonly home to a wide range of plants and animals throughout the year.
- Farming & Forestry of the Wolds: The Lincolnshire Wolds is a living, working landscape and it is widely recognized that much of the attractiveness of the Wolds today is a result of the activities of generations of farmers, landowners and foresters.