Langrick Bridge to Boston National Cycle Route No1 The Water Rail Way

 

Langrick Bridge to Boston – The Water Rail National Cycle Route No1

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A flat 5 mile traffic free cycle route which takes you from Langrick Bridge to the heart of Boston. The Water Rail Way is a purpose built path along the route of a disused railway line running alongside the River Witham. An ideal cycle ride for a family cycle ride. Look out for the sculptures along the route.
The river used to be the main form of transport for wool and grain between the historical city of Lincoln and Boston on the coast.

Starting from the Langrick Bridge which spans the River Witham cycle along the path on the left hand bank towards Boston. As you cycle along you cycle along through the Lincolnshire countryside the river side path takes you along a straight stretch and after about one and three quarters of a mile you reach Anton’s Gowt on your left, where the river bends sharply to the right.
Continue along the path and the path takes you along to Boston . As you approach Boston you pass Witham Country Park and then past Boston Marina.

At the end of the marina follow Witham Bank which takes you up to Tattershall Road and from there you carry straight on in to the centre of Boston. The end of your cycle ride. Boston is a small historic market town in Lincolnshire and St. Botolph’s Church (starting point)is a famous landmark. Known locally as ‘The Stump’ In Boston you will find plenty of shops ,bars and cafes to explore and enjo

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