GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Louth Railway Walk

4 miles (6.2 km)

This walk in Louth takes you along the course of the old railway line to Grimoldby.
It's about a 4 mile walk, following the trackbed of the railway east via Stewton. You can start the walk on Stewton Lane just to the south east of the town centre. Then head east through the fields with some pleasant countryside views to enjoy on the way.
The opening sections around Louth are well surfaced but there are more grassy uneven paths as the walk progresses.
Louth was the northern terminus of theMablethorpe Loop railway line. The line ran through the nearby villages and seaside towns ofMablethorpe,Sutton-on-Sea,Grimoldby,Saltfleetby,Theddlethorpe,MumbyandWilloughby. It was closed in 1970.
You can continue your walking in the town by picking up the Louth Canal.

Louth Railway Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Louth Railway Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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Railway Walk end. - - 1030732

A view of the surfaced section of the path as seen from Stewton lane in Louth. Looking northwards.

Old Level Crossing, Stewton - - 1031474

Old Level Crossing, Stewton

Louth to Mablethorpe railway trackbed - - 1031485

Louth to Mablethorpe railway trackbed. Taken from the former level crossing and looking west showing one of the few remains of the northern section of the "Mablethorpe Loop", which closed in 1960.

The footpath to Grimoldby - - 2468086

The footpath to Grimoldby

Footpath to Stewton - - 625920

Footpath to Stewton

Farm track beside old railway - - 1031508

Farm track beside old railway

Stewton - - 450195


Grimoldby Post Office - - 104806

Grimoldby Post Office


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