Saltfleetby National Nature Reserve

Location Details


east of the A1031
between Saltfleet and Mablethorpe

Access in Detail

Easy Access Trail.
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  • Easy Access Trail.
  • Easy Access Trail.
  • Crushed Stone.
  • Natural Trodden Ground.
This is a circular trail.
Trail starts at: The Rimac Car Park
Trail ends at: The Rimac Car Park
There are information panels at the start of the trail.
The information panels include text. The information panels include symbols.
The signs are clearly defined.
There are no way markers provided along the trail.
Path usage: Footpath.
How long is the trail: 1.4 km which includes loops to each viewing platform and returning to the main trail.
It is possible to short cut the trail at about a third of the way into the walk and return to the Car Park reducing the walk by approximately half. The route is also shorter if visitors choose not to make use of the viewing platforms.
What is the distance from the entrance to the trail: 20 metres
The route is not level.
There are ramps, inclines or slopes from the entrance to the start of the trail.
The ramp/incline is moderate.
There are no steps from the entrance to the start of the trail.
There is no seating provided along the route.
There is adequate signage provided.
The route is clearly defined.
Please provide additional description of the route from the entrance to the trail: The entrance to the trail is up a moderately steep pathway of 20 metres from the Rimac Car Park. The path surface is a compacted crushed stone over a firm base.
The trail consists of the following surface types: Constructed: Crushed Stone, Constructed: Other, Natural: Ground Trodden.
There are no barriers on this trail.
The trail involves ramps.
The majority of the main route around the trail is on firm level ground with the exception of access onto the viewing platforms one of which has a moderate upward pathway approach and another a steep wooden ramped approach.
The ramp/incline is steep.
The camber on the pathway was not considered hazardous.
Routes are sufficiently wide with good periodic passing places.
There is seating available at intervals along the route.
The trail is clearly defined and clear from overgrown foliage and other potential hazards.
General description of trail: The trail as it's name implies is suitable for a wide range of visitors. The vast majority of the trail would be accessible to wheelchairs however access ramps onto viewing platforms may not be accessible to all without assistance.

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