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Sleaford Ramblers Group

We are the Sleaford Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

Circular 9.75 mile walk in the Lovedon wapentake.

The full walk: Starting at Hough-on-the-Hill, and taking in the locations of Gelston, passing Loveden Hill, Gelston Grange, Brandon, Caythorpe & Frieston

Mixture of footpaths across grazing land, woodland & fields, tracks, minor roads and crossing main roads.  There is a steep incline down and up at Gelston.

 

 

Sunday, 18 February 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
15.6km / 9.7mi
Ascent:
145m / 476ft
Type:
circular
  1. Option for shorter walk after lunch removes 1.5miles - wait for walking group to rejoin 45mins later, total walk 8miles
  2. Option for shorter walk after morning coffee and before lunch omitting Caythorpe - Brandon back to Hough -  may need to find own way back (no leader) total walk 5.5miles

10 styles - 2 can potentially be avoided.

Require walking boots and suggest walking poles for various places.

Boggy woodland area and other in places, and sticky cultivated fields, after rainfall.

Horses in field.

Morning coffee Brandon Church / Lunch in Caythorpe near Chapel

Details are subject to change - walk leader will advise on the walk day.

In the steps of Brett: Hough-on-the-Hill (amended)

Starting point

Grid reference:
SK 92429 46381
Nearest postcode:
NG32 2AZ
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hikes.durations.gifts
Start time:
10:00 am

High Street, along the road from All Saints Church

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking