GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Spires and Steeples

25 miles (40 km)

This walk runs from Lincoln to Sleaford through a number of historical villages and beautiful countryside. The name refers to the Spires of the churches and to the rural sport of Steeple chasing.
You will pass a series of interesting North Kesteven villages including Heighington, Scopwick, Digby and Ruskington. The scenery on the walk includes flat fens and heath, while there are also two lovely waterside sections along the River Whitham at the start and the River Slea into Sleaford at the end of the walk.

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Spires and Steeples OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Spires and Steeples Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the county see the Lincolnshire Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

GPS Files

GPX File

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NB GPS file for this route only details route start - route is waymarked from there in

Memory Map Route

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