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Grebe Lake Trail is a 1.4 mile loop trail located near Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 1.4 mi Elevation gain 55 ft Route type Loop
Wheelchair friendly Kid friendly Stroller friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Lake Partially paved Views Wildlife
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A circular easy-access walk around Grebe Lake, within Whisby Nature Park near Lincoln in Lincolnshire. Whisby Nature Park comprises a series of lakes surrounded by grassland, marsh and scrub. The lakes have been created from the remains of sand and gravel quarry pits, and now support a wide array of wildlife. This trail performs a simple loop around one of the lakes, passing several bird hides, creating a short walk for everyone to enjoy. There are many other trails and paths should you wish to extend your visit. The park is open every day from dawn until dusk. The walk is almost entirely flat, with just some very gentle slopes over short distances, and follows tarmac or compacted stone paths for its full length. There are no stiles, gates or steps on route, meaning it is suitable for wheelchairs, pushchairs or disability buggies. Dogs are welcome across the park, including on this trail, as long as they are kept on leads. If you want to give your dog a run after the trail, there is another lake circuit (around Thorpe Lake) where dogs can be off the lead. The paths are a minimum of 2 metres wide. The maximum uphill gradient is 1:16 and the maximum downhill gradient is 1:14. The door widths into the bird hides are a minimum of 80cm and there are viewing windows designed for those in wheelchairs. You will find toilets, a cafe, adventure playgrounds and The Natural World Centre within the park. Allow 1 hour for the walk (plus extra time to explore more of the site and attractions).

Whisby Nature Reserve is located just off the A46, west of Lincoln, with brown tourism signs to guide you. If you are coming by car, there is a large pay and display car park at the site. The daily parking fee is £2 Mar-Oct and £1 Nov-Feb (correct Nov 2017) and the income from the car park supports the maintenance of the park. Approximate post code LN6 4RB. If you are coming by bus, the bus stops in Thorpe on the Hill village are just a 10-minute walk from the Nature Park car park.

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Steve D
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William Parsons
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Walking

wanted to review to say is dog friendly, it isnt tagged.

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Nicky Elliott
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Hiking

Very nice easy walk.

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Ben Trainer
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Walking

Nice route - good for pushchair access. Very flat and the odd bench here and there overlooking the lakes. Recommend

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sara Louise
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Walking

great short walk with the dogs :)

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Darius Žalys
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good walk, can be muddy when wet.

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john field
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lovely walk

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Jim Irons
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Harriet Kenward
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Will Seaton
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Terry Wallhead
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Ashley Purrington
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