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Lincolnshire Wolds- Walesby and the Western Scarp

Everybody's heard of the Cotswolds. They may even be familiar with the Yorkshire Wolds. However, there's another Wolds that's less famous, but quieter, just as pretty and packed with history. The Lincolnshire Wolds are a group of chalk, sandstone and clay hills that stretch across the northern half of Lincolnshire. They run south-east to north-west, from the Fenlands to the Humber. A county not known for its soaring peaks, has this hidden secret of rolling hills and quiet vales.



For someone that grew up in Lincolnshire, the Lincolnshire Wolds were always referred to locally as 'the Wolds'. People knew about this designated AONB (area of outstanding natural beauty) and would head there on sunny bank holidays and for a weekend stroll. After leaving the county, it became apparent that 'the Wolds' are unknown to many and visited less than its rolling relatives. 


Having had the pleasure of visiting many other AONB's in England, it became apparent that I'…

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