Central Wolds Challenge.

The section of the Bluestone Heath Road stretching from Tetford Hill north to the A631, along one of the highest Wold ridges, offers an unrivalled opportunity for hilly cycle routes on quiet roads. This is because, if you include Tetford Hill, along this section this road is crossed six times by other roads at a […]

Gartree Hills

Gartree is a wapentake adjacent to Hill. Its eastern boundary is the section of the ancient ridgeway known as the Bluestone Heath Road stretching from Belchford to Donington on Bain. This is nearly twelve kilometres long and both parishes are within its boundaries. Like all other wapentakes, with the exception of Hill, it stretches from […]

The mystery of the missing parishes.

  Aerial surveys in the late twentieth century “have revealed that the density of settlements in Lower Lymndale is exceptional for the Wolds suggesting it was important during the Roman period.  The strong funerary and ritual elements recorded in the area suggest that it was also important in the prehistoric era. The area was not […]

Tetford Hill and Village.

Tetford Hill at 142 metres is the highest point on the route and offers wide sweeping views not only across Lymndale but also east to the coast and west inland. These views continue along High Rigg, which the Bluestone Heath Road follows for five kilometres to Scamblesby Thorpe. The ridgeway clings to the sinuous chalk […]