Hubbard's Hills was donated to the town of Louth by the trustees of Auguste Alphonse Pahud, and opened to the public on 1 August 1907.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
Use Kiln Lane Pay and Display car park.
(D/A) From the car park, walk to Broadbank and turn left to join Northgate. At the intersection, turn right and right again at the next junction. At the red light, cross carefully the road to join Westgate/Silver Lincs Way, which is the road going up slightly on your right in front of you.
(1) Turn left in Love Lane, pass the gate and keep following Silver Lincs Way through Westgate Fields. Once out of these fields, take the flat and curved path on your right.
(2) Follow the path on your right and later, turn left before the toilets to stay on Silver Lincs Way. Walk through Hubbard's Hill along the water heading south.
(3) Just before the road, go up the stairs on your left and turn left at the first junction with a signpost. This path will lead you back at (2)
(2) From here, use the same way you came from to go back to the car park (D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 89ft - Car park
1 : mi 0.61 - alt. 112ft - Junction with Love Lane
2 : mi 0.94 - alt. 138ft
3 : mi 1.59 - alt. 141ft - Stairs
D/A : mi 3.12 - alt. 89ft - Car park
There is plenty of car park in Louth so you can start the walk from any of them.
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