GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Nocton Walks

4 miles (6.5 km)

This historic Lincolnshire village is located a few miles south of the city of Lincoln.
This circular walk from the village explores the area around the old Nocton Hall, visiting the site of the ancientNocton Park Priory on the way.
Start the walk in the village and then follow the bridle tracks through the countryside east towards the hall, the priory and Car Dyke. You can then follow alternative footpaths back to Nocton, skirting the edge of Nocton Wood as you go. On the walk there's some pleasant views of the surorunding countryside to enjoy.
To continue your walking in the area pick up the Spires and Steeples Walk. The long distance trail runs between Lincoln and Sleaford, passing through Nocton on the way.

Nocton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Nocton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Nocton

  • Spires and Steeples - This walk runs from Lincoln to Sleaford through a number of historical villages and beautiful countryside in the North Kesteven area
  • Lincoln - This circular walk takes you around the central part of this fine city before heading along the River Witham
  • Sleaford - This walk from the town takes you along the River Slea to the neighbouring villages of Anwick and South Kyme
  • Hartsholme Country Park - A circular walk through the beautiful Hartsholme Country Park and Swanholme Lakes Nature Reserve in Lincoln
  • Whisby Nature Park - This large nature reserve near Lincoln has miles of lovely walking trails to follow around a series of lakes
  • Viking Way - Follow in the footsteps of the Norse invaders on this long distance walk from the Humber Bridge to Oakham in Rutland
  • Chambers Farm Wood - Enjoy a series of peaceful walking trails in this forest and nature reserve in Wragby
  • Water Rail Way - This shared cycling and walking trail runs along the old Lincoln to Boston Railway Line from Lincoln to Woodhall Spa.
  • Skellingthorpe - This historic village is located near Lincoln in North Lincolnshire.
  • Doddington Hall - This walk explores the estate of the Elizabethan manor house of Doddington Hall, near Skellingthorpe and the city of Lincoln in North Lincolnshire.
  • Fossdyke Canal - This walk takes you along the Fossdyke Canal from Lincoln to Odder.

Photos

Nocton village - geograph.org.uk - 3519994

Nocton village

Nocton Hall (geograph 4950179)

Nocton Hall

Medieval Fishponds - geograph.org.uk - 95307

Medieval Fishponds. Looking west towards Top Barff wood on the right. Undulations in these fields mark the site of the medieval fishponds for Nocton Park Priory.

Car Dyke - geograph.org.uk - 2362485

Car Dyke

Wasps Nest bridleway - geograph.org.uk - 935541

Wasps Nest bridleway

Nocton Wood - geograph.org.uk - 276137

Nocton Wood

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