The Ridges & Furrows Arts & Heritage Trail, is a 30 mile trail running along the Lincoln Edge in North Kesteven between Sleaford and Whisby Nature Park . The route picks up on many existing Stepping Out Walks and includes sections of the Viking Way. It mirrors the Spires & Steeples trail on the other side of the district.
The route will has a special focus on towns and villages participating in the Ridges & Furrows project and will also encompass village heritage trails in Welbourn, Waddington and North Hykeham.
The route is available on the free iFootpath app and website where it is split into four sections:
The trail will visit the following places, starting (or ending) in Sleaford at The National Centre of Craft & Design:
- South Rauceby
- North Rauceby (signposting to Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum)
- Temple Bruer (including the Knight’s Templar Preceptory)
- Welbourn, Wellingore
- Navenby (sign posting to Mrs Smith’s Cottage)
- Boothby Graffoe
- North Hykeham – Terry O’Toole Theatre at the OneNK Centre
The trail will continue on to Whisby Nature Reserve, where there is plenty of parking and other facilities at Whisby Natural World Centre.
Download a pdf showing the route: Ridges & Furrows Route Map
Please contact us with any enquiries about the route or if you live or work in any of the above locations and want to be a part of the project.