GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Goulceby and Red Hill Nature Reserve Walk

2 miles (4 km)

Goulceby is a Lincolnshire Wolds village located in theEast Lindseydistrictofthe county.
This circular walk from the village takes you to the lovely Red Hill Nature Reserve which lies just to the north of the settlement. The reserve includes a waymarked trail taking you around steep chalk escarpment grassland and adisused quarry with an exposure of Red Chalk, rich in fossils. There's plenty of lovely rare flora which attracts a variety of butterflies and moths. The meadow pipit also nests in the reserve.
From the high points of the elevated escarpment there are some splendid views over the surrounding Lincolnshire Wolds countryside to enjoy.
You can reach the reserve by following public footpaths and country lanes north from the village. It's just over a mile walk from Goulceby to the site.
The Lincolnshire Wolds Way and the Viking Way long distance footpaths pass through the village. You could follow the Viking Way north to visit neighbouring Donington on Bain where you could enjoy some riverside trails along the River Bain and visit the historic 12th century church.


LN11 9WA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Goulceby OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Goulceby Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Goulceby


The Three Horseshoes is a fine place for post walk refreshments. They have a good menu and a nice garden area to sit in. They also have a Glamping & campsiteto stay in. You can find them at postcode LN11 9WA.


Shop Lane, Goulceby - - 3194574

Shop Lane, Goulceby

The ford at Goulceby-Asterby - - 3088888

The ford at Goulceby-Asterby. Goulceby is conjoined with the hamlet ofAsterby, both marked on local road signs as one settlement.

The view from Red Hill - - 3181569

The view from Red Hill

Farmland near Red Hill Farm - - 3675399

Farmland near Red Hill Farm

Pond at Goulceby - - 3091267

Pond at Goulceby

Red Hill - - 4092932

Red Hill

Information Board - - 4092994

Information Board

Boardwalk on the Viking Way - - 3091182

Boardwalk on the Viking Way


GPS Files

GPX File

Goulceby.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')