GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Torpel Way

11 miles (18 km)

This walk runs from Peterborough to Stamford through countryside and agricultural land. The path passes Marholm, Helpston and Barnack before finishing with a riverside stretch along the River Welland into Stamford.
In Stamford you can extend your walk by visiting Burghley House. Head south from the trail to explore the stunning Capability Brown landscaped grounds.

Torpel Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Torpel Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In Barnack there's the Millstone pub for a pit stop. It's an historic pub of some note, dating to 1672. They havebistro diningand a beautiful courtyard with it’s own outside bar. You can find them at a postcode of PE9 3ET for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

In Barnack you could take a small detour from the route to visit the Barnack Hills And Holes National Nature Reserve. There's a rather interesting and unusual landscape here with grassy undulating slopes in an ancient medieval quarry. The site is noted for some signficant flora and fauna as well. You can find the reserve on the western side of Barnack village near Stamford. Postcode for sat navs is PE9 3EU.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

The fields towards Bainton from the Torpel Way - geograph.org.uk - 356822

The fields towards Bainton from the Torpel Way

The Torpel Way crossing a stream north of Barnack - geograph.org.uk - 356812

The Torpel Way crossing a stream north of Barnack

River Welland upstream from Uffington Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 608225

River Welland upstream from Uffington Bridge

Embankment along River Welland - geograph.org.uk - 608144

Embankment along River Welland

The site of Uffington ^ Barnack station from the Torpel Way - geograph.org.uk - 2432612

The site of Uffington and Barnack station from the Torpel Way

The Torpel Way heads away from Barnack - geograph.org.uk - 2432734

The Way heads away from Barnack

Ford on the Welland on the Torpel Way - geograph.org.uk - 2054696

Ford on the River Welland

Beyond the Torpel Way - geograph.org.uk - 3252982

A view of the waymarked posts you will soon along the route.

Elevation Profile

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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