Lincolnshire Ramblers

Lincs Area RA


radio4_ramblingsClare Balding, the BBC presenter spent the day on 5th October walking in the hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds with Louise Niekirk, Project Officer from the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service and local residents Mike Garrs and Pete Skipworth.
 Mike had contacted Radio 4 suggesting they should come to the Lincolnshire Wolds. 
He said, “ I am delighted they came out and are genuinely interested in a part of the country not previously known to them. ”
 Louise said;
 “ We were delighted to show Clare just how hilly parts of the Wolds are. We walked along the western edge of the Wolds from Tealby to Normanby le Wold, then continued to Nettleton. We had a lovely walk – on a very blustery day ! ”
 Some of the highlights of the walk included the Ramblers’ Church at Walesby, the highest point in eastern England near Normanby le Wold, which at over 500 feet is officially classed as a Marilyn (the better known Munroes are over 1,000 feet), as well as the old ironstone mines along the Nettleton valley.
 The Lincolnshire Wolds episode will be broadcast SATURDAY 15 OCTOBER at 6.00am
with the repeat on Thursday 20 October at 3pm. Alternatively, catch up on the BBC iPlayer.

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Mike Garrs, Clare Balding, Pete Skipworth and Louise Niekirk at the Ramblers’ Church, Walesby. ©LWCS

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As a member of Ramblers you can

  • be part of Britain’s biggest walking charity
  • join a community of over 110,000 members
  • enjoy a wide range of membership benefits
  • choose from 38,000 led walks a year across England, Scotland and Wales
  • help us continue our charitable work to protect Britain’s footpaths and promote walking

How to join Ramblers.

  • Go to Ramblers main website and click the link 'Become a member'
  • This gives lots of information about membership fees and says something about the sorts of walks on offer.
  • Usually when people become members they become a member of  a Group local to where they live so that they are circulated with the Group's walk programme and other related material.
  • However, as a Rambler member you would be entitled to walk with any Group in the country.
  • Finally, remember that before you actually decide to join you are entitled to three free walks. This helps you to experience what is on offer particularly the grades of walks. 


Use Group Walk Finder to view upcoming walks.

  • View the future walks scheduled by each Lincolnshire Ramblers Group. To do this click on the drop down  menu item 'Group Walks' above. Mini map locations are given for each walk.
  • Alternatively, use the Calendar of Walks(right) to view all Group walks on specific days.

 This information is a feed from the Group Walkfinder  published on Ramblers HQ main website.

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When you join Lincolnshire Ramblers you usually select to be associated with one particular Group. However, you receive a walk programme booklet  for all 11 Groups  in Lincolnshire Area. This means that you can go on any Group walk. Our printed programme booklet is produced every year and contains well over 600 walks.


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