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Aubourn's Two Churches Walk is a 2.9 mile loop trail located near Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Length 2.9 mi Elevation gain 173 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Walking River Historic site
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A circular walk between the villages of Aubourn and Haddington in Lincolnshire. The walk leads you through open grass pastures and village streets as you tour the villages and their fascinating landmark attractions including Aubourn Hall, the two Churches of St Peter, the River Witham and the archaeological remains of Haddington Hall. This walk is part of the Stepping Out network, published through a collaboration with North Kesteven District Council to inspire more people to enjoy the district's landscapes, ancient woodland, historic buildings and charming villages. The walk is relatively flat for the most part, with just a couple of gentle slopes, plus one short but steep slope up a grass riverside embankment. Some of the paths can be very muddy and churned so good boots are a must (or wellingtons in the wettest months). There are no stiles on route, but you will need to negotiate several kissing gates and footbridges. You will cross seven grass pastures that are likely to be holding cattle. Aside from a short stretch along the car park access lane, all the sections along village roads have pavements, so there is no significant road walking involved. Please remember the Countryside Code. Some paths are provided by kind permission of the landowner, please only use the waymarked paths. Where young stock may be present, please make sure your dog is under firm control in these areas. OS Map Explorer 272. Allow 1.5 hours. If you are looking for refreshments, the walk passes The Royal Oak in Aubourn and there are also pubs in nearby Bassingham. Nearby attractions include Hill Holt Wood, Whisby Nature Park and Aubourn Hall Gardens.

Aubourn and Haddington are small villages just east of the A46, between Lincoln and Newark. This walk starts and finishes at the free Stepping Out car park (which has space for just two or three cars) on Dovecote Lane in Haddington. The approximate post code of LN5 9EF will take you to the junction between the main road (Butts Lane) and the start of Dovecote Lane (a single-track road). Follow Dovecote Lane past a few houses on your right and you will find the car park (a small square area of grass and stone, with a wooden fence surround) on your left, just by the litter bins. If you are coming by bus, there are bus stops on Bridge Road (on the walking route). For information on bus transport, call Traveline on 0871 2002233 or visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/busrailtravel.

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Katie Wyatt-Hupton
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Some very lovely scenic parts through fields and around two picture perfect churches - however a couple of stretches along the road.

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David Wyatt-Hupton
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not bad. shame about the main road.

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Amy Patchett
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Nice walk even on a rainy day, only downside for me was the amount you walk by the roadside. A bit tricky with 2 dogs. Loved the idea of the walk and seeing the 2 churches, very pretty especially the first one.

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Emily Scrimshaw
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Charlotte Holt
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Sally Dixon
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Jodi Brown
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