Walk li143 Southrey from Bardney

Quiet lanes and paths


Route outline for walk li143:

Bardney  -  Bardney Abbey  -  Young Wood  -  Southrey Wood  -  Tupholme Abbey  -  Southrey  -  The Viking Way  -  Bardney



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Bardney Abbey was a Benedictine monastery founded in 697 by King Ethelred of Mercia. The monastery was destroyed during a Danish raid in 869. However, in 1087, the site was refounded as a priory & regained its status as an abbey in 1115. In 1538 Bardney Abbey was destroyed during Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries.

Tupholme Abbey was destroyed in 1536 during Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries. The abbey ruin is a Grade I listed building, maintained by Heritage Lincolnshire.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Viking Way, a 227km (141 miles) linear footpath connecting Barton-upon-Humber in Lincolnshire, England with Oakham in Leicestershire, England. The Viking Way is waymarked by a viking helmet/shield motif. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Viking Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 273
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 121
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk li143 Southrey from Bardney

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Walk li143 Southrey from Bardney - Tupholme Abbey, near Southrey

Tupholme Abbey, near Southrey

Photo: Clare Hinchcliffe (2)

Walk li143 Southrey from Bardney - Bardney Church

Bardney Church

Photo: Clare Hinchcliffe (1)


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