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Water Rail Way


53 km / 33 miles
The Water Rail Way was completed in late 2008, and links Lincoln and Boston. It has 20 miles off-road, and another 13 miles on country lanes. Using the route of a disused railway the path runs alongside the River Witham. It is clearly marked. The Water Rail Way also inter-links with the Viking Way.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Former Railway
Cycle Route
Start: SK975710 - Lincoln, Lincolnshire View on StreetMap
Finish: TF326441 - Boston, Lincolnshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Saleby Jogging Centre - Water Railway [blog] British Horse Society RideMaps - Water Rail Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Lincolnshire waterways  (Richlow Guides  - 2008 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 121, 122, 131
OS Landranger Active 121, 122, 131
OS Explorer 261, 272, 273
OS Explorer Active 261, 272, 273

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