There are cycle maps in the rear cover of your Welcome book. Here are a few suggestions for you to start to explore the local area by cycle:
Barkston (1 mile) – Pub, Shop, Post Office, Stream, Picnic
Barkston is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) north from the market town of Grantham, and on the A607 road, just south of the junction with the A153 to Ancaster.
Syston Park Fruit Farm & Restaurant (1 mile)
Belmont Tower (2 miles) – National Trust Folly, Picnic
The wood listed here is part of the Belton Estate which is a beautiful property belonging to the National Trust, the wood & Belmont Tower are situated outside the main park area and have free parking for those wishing to walk and see the views.
Hough on the Hill (3 miles) – Pub
Hough-on-the-Hill is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) due north from the market town of Grantham. The hamlet of Gelston, south of LovedenHill, is part of the parish. Hough-on-the-Hill is on a significant rise, hence the name.
Grantham Town (3 miles) – Riverside Cycle Path
Grantham is a market town within the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It bestrides the London to Edinburgh East Coast Main Line railway and the River Witham, and lies close to the A1 main north-south road.
Woodland Waters (4 miles) – Bar, Restaurant, Fishing, Lakes
Set in a beautiful wooded valley covering 72 acres, this idyllic fishing and camping park caters for all your holiday needs. Appealing to couples and families alike who seek a peaceful holiday in picturesque surroundings.
Ancaster Village (5 miles) – Shops, Nature Walks, Karting, Paintball, Pubs
Ancaster is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, on the site of a Roman town. The civil parish includes the settlements of Sudbrook and West Willoughby.
Grantham Canal (5 miles ++) – Grantham to Nottingham
The Grantham Canal is a canal that runs for 33 miles (53 km) from Grantham, falling through 18 locks to West Bridgford where it joins the River Trent. It was built primarily to allow for the transportation of coal to Grantham.