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West Butterwick walking route

West Butterwick walking route


2.4 miles


West Butterwick Village Hall off West Street.

From the A18 at Keadby Bridge, follow the road through Althorpe, Derrythorpe and into West Butterwick via North Street. Just after the Three Horse Shoes pub, turn into West Street.

Look for the village hall sign down a lane on the right (Ullyet Lane).      


  1. Walk down Ullyet lane to West Street, turn right and cross the road towards the public footpath at the side of number 85.
  2. Cross the field diagonally to the bottom of Carr lane where it meets Common Lane .
  3. Turn Left and continue to South field drain point four. Continue as original route.
  4. At this junction turn left over a wooden bridge, heading towards a building near a bank.
  5. The wide drain on your left leads to the building, which is a pumping station.
  6. Cross the road and turn left along the river embankment back towards the village.
  7. A finger post indicates the way across an arable field, so leave the embankment, cross the road and follow the path.
  8. At a junction turn right, heading towards a waymarked post.
  9. Turn right at this post following the field edge.
  10. Turn left here crossing a narrow field and follow the narrow, enclosed path between the houses.
  11. At the main road (West Street) turn right. Ignore the first turn to the left, this is School Lane.
  12. Turn left at the road junction into North Street passing the Three Horseshoes pub.
  13. Turn left down a waymarked tarmacked path, leaving it to walk across the playing field back to the Village Hall.               

Approximately an hour to an hour and a quarter.


Basically flat. Paths vary, some can be muddy, some narrow and enclosed and the path from point 12 is well surfaced.


The Ferry Boat Inn     


None, unless the Village Hall is open.


OS Explorer 280 Isle of Axholme.

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