GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Nettleton Walks

5 miles (8.8 km)

This Lincolnshire based village is located just south of Caistor in the West Lindsey District of the country.
The village sits on the Viking Way which can be used to explore the surrounding countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB.
This circular walk from Nettleton takes you up to Nettleton Hill and Nettleton Top where there are some nice views over the area. Part of the route takes you along the Viking Way and the pretty Nettleton Beck which runs just south of the settlement.
To continue your walking around Nettleton head west to visit Nettleton Wood. The Woodland Trust owned woods have some nice peaceful trails to try. The Nev Cole Way also starts/finishes in the village. This waymarked long distance trail will take you along the Rivers Trent and Humber to Burton Upon Stather.


LN7 6NP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Nettleton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Nettleton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Nettleton

  • Caistor - This circular walk from the Roman Town of Caistor takes you through the countryside to the neighbouring villages of Nettleton and Rothwell
  • Viking Way - Follow in the footsteps of the Norse invaders on this long distance walk from the Humber Bridge to Oakham in Rutland
  • Brigg - This North Lincolnshire based market town has some fine waterside walking through the Ancholme Valley.
  • Great Limber - This historic Lincolnshire based village is surrounded by some attractive countryside and woodland
  • Grimsby - This Lincolnshire Port town has some nice trails to follow through the town and around the docks
  • Cleethorpes Country Park - This 160 acre park has a 7 acre lake with footpaths and a cycle path running through it.
  • Cleethorpes to Tetney Lock Walk - This circular walk takes you from the outskirts of Cleethorpes to Tetney Lock on the Louth Canal.
  • Weelsby Woods - This country park has mature trees, woodland, and large grassy areas to explore
  • Wanderlust Way - Follow the Wanderlust Way through the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB and enjoy splendid views of the Humber Estuary on this circular walk
  • Barnoldby le Beck - This little Lincolnshire village near Grimsby has some pleasant trails to follow through the local woods and countrysisw of the Lincolnshire Wolds
  • Nev Cole Way - This walk runs from Burton Upon Stather and Alkborough Flats to Nettleton through the Lincolnshire countryside
  • Lincolnshire Wolds Way - This circular walk explores the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB, visiting numerous pretty villages, parks and hills.


Back in the village head to The Sali for some refreshments after your walk. They serve good quality food and can be found at postcode LN7 6NP.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Lincolnshire Wolds Way passes through the village. This long distance circular walk explores some of the finest scenery of the AONB, visiting several historic villages on the way.


Nettleton from Nettleton Hill - - 4180857

Nettleton from Nettleton Hill

The Salutation Inn, Nettleton - - 3928677

The Salutation Inn, Nettleton

Bridge by Nettleton Beck - - 3031187

Bridge by Nettleton Beck

View towards Caistor - - 2911497

View towards Caistor

The valley of Nettleton Beck, Lincolnshire Wolds - - 855438

The valley of Nettleton Beck, Lincolnshire Wolds

Wolds view - - 2350810

Wolds view

Nettleton Wood - - 2925062

Nettleton Wood

Junction of Mansgate Hill and Church Street, Nettleton - - 855406

Junction of Mansgate Hill and Church Street, Nettleton. Looking towards the Church of St John the Baptist.


GPS Files

GPX File

Nettleton.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)