Washingborough Arts and Heritage Trail - Promoting Washinborough's growing art & cultural identity
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Washingborough Trail Map

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Start of trail: Chapel Park, Main Road.

Free car parking.

1.CHAPEL PARK Chapel Park Sign is in mosaic with a cast frame of animals. The cast animals can also be found placed around the park by following a special children’s trail leaflet, which can be downloaded from the website. Continue along Main Road to the Old butchers shop.

  1. LINCOLNSHIRE RED BULL These premises were a Butcher’s Shop from 1968 until 2002. Prior to this it was a general store renowned for the sale of the famous speciality Houghton’s Potted Beef. **Continue along Main Road to Fen Road **.

  2. MILLENNIUM MOSAIC Millennium Mosaic on the front of the Community Centre, inside the community centre a W.I. Mosaic in the front entrance and other art pieces to be found within. Retrace steps passing Carved Owl turn left into Park Lane to Shopping Precinct.

  3. SHOPPING PRECINCT MOSAIC Pictorial View of Washingborough from the Bank of the River Witham. Continue up Park Lane to Pitts Road.

  4. PITTS ROAD/PARK LANE CARVED SEAT A carved seat depicting various carvings of village history and nature. At this point the path continues on to Heighington and to be part of the Spires & Steeples Trail. Turn right down Pitts Road to Manor Road.

  5. OLD VILLAGE HALL, MANOR ROAD Cast feature with symbols from the Reverend Sibthorpe’s Coat of Arms arranged in the form of a casting mould found at the Bronze Age site. Retrace steps go past the Hunters Leap on to Oak Hill to Penfold Lane.

  6. PENFOLD LINCOLNSHIRE LONG WOOL SHEEP This Mosaic is of Lincolnshire Long Wool Sheep. The Penfold was a place set aside to house stray animals including sheep until the owners could be contacted. Retrace steps to High Street to the village cross.

  7. MOSAIC CROSS A mosaic cross depicting poppies - a symbol of remembrance and a dove - a symbol of peace. Continue down High Street turn left into Main Road and continue to Chapel Park. If you would like to continue your walk please visit the Sustrans Water Rail Way feature. The Sustrans Water Rail Way starts in Lincoln Waterside South and continues to Washingborough, Bardney and beyond. This is a pedestrian and cycle path.

  8. MOSAIC CIRCLE The Mosaic Circle base designed by the group, includes features from many of the other art pieces on the Washingborough Art Trail. The mosaic is sited between Five Mile Lane Bridge and Washingborough. A history board depicts where a Bronze Age craft site was found on the south bank of the Delph opposite the Mosaic Circle which celebrates the craft site.

An alternative route by car is available to Five Mile Lane Bridge where there is a car park. You can then walk towards Washingborough, a ten to fifteen minute walk.

Further artworks can be found along the Sustrans Railway Feature which runs between Lincoln and Boston.