Experience Boston’s fabulous countryside in all its glory through cycle routes and recommended rides around Boston and across Lincolnshire.

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A cycle-friendly town

Boston is a cycle-friendly town with plenty to explore on two wheels. As the only town in the UK with 9 parks & nature reserves within 5 miles of the town centre, there’s a wealth of countryside to discover on your bike.

Whether you fancy taking a leisurely ride around one of the nature reserves overlooking The Wash or are keen for a challenge, tackling on the 33 miles of the Water Rail Way.

Discover Lincolnshire's countryside the way it was meant to be explored and find a cycle route perfect for you.

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Boston to Frampton Marsh Cycle Route

This scenic 20km cycle route takes you from the centre of Boston, out to Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve at the mouth of The Wash and back.

The route consists mainly of flat, quiet country roads with small amounts of traffic. Leaving Boston from the south of the town alongside the docks, you are soon into Boston's surrounding rural countryside. 10km into the ride, you arrive at Frampton Marsh at the midway point. This RSPB Nature Reserve is one of the most impressive bird-watching spots in the East Midlands and is a fantastic spot to appreciate the wildlife that migrates to the area, and offers a stunning place to enjoy a short walk. With toilets and an on-site cafe, Frampton Marsh is a great place to enjoy a well-earned break, drink, or light meal. The Frampton Marsh Cafe serves a range of fresh local foods and snacks as well as homemade cakes.

Download the route map

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Boston to Pilgrim Father's Memorial

This 16.25km route takes you from Witham Way Country Park, down the River Witham to the bottom of Havenside Country Park and the Pilgrim Father's Memorial. This scenic route gives you the opportunity to enjoy Boston's waterways as you follow the route out the mouth of The Wash.

Find out more about the fascinating story of the Mayflower Pilgrims and ride in their tracks along the Haven. The route start point is also located on the Water Rail Way Cycle Route which is an old disused train line which connects Boston to Lincoln City and can now be accessed as an off-road cycle route.

Download the route map

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Water Rail Way Cycle Route

To experience all of Lincolnshire's countryside, why not take a ride along the famous Water Rail Way Cycle Route?

A 54km (33 miles) purpose-built cycle trail connecting Boston to Lincoln. Riders can experience stunning views of Lincolnshire’s rural landscape and enjoy a range of artwork along the way, inspired by the county’s impressive heritage.

The route runs alongside the River Witham from the historic market town of Boston, all the way up to Lincoln’s vibrant city centre, coming in from the east. Formed mostly from off-road, all-weather paths, this rewarding route is perfectly suitable for families and riders of all abilities.

Download the route brochure

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Boston to Skegness Cycle Route

This fantastic 32-mile route takes you through picturesque rural countryside from Boston’s town centre, right up to Skegness, along the Lincolnshire coast. The route is mainly country lane riding with quiet roads through the smaller villages before meeting some more major roads into Skegness. The route passes you through a couple of smaller villages including Wainfleet All Saints, home of Batemans Brewery and Friskney, a quaint village at a perfect midway pit-stop point through the ride, halfway between Boston and Skegness.

Download the GPX route file

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Cycle Lincolnshire

Take in everything Lincolnshire has to offer and discover a fantastic mix of leisure and distance rides for cyclists of all abilities on Cycle Lincolnshire.

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