An Introduction to Londonthorpe's Military History

A unique opportunity to discover the associated history of Londonthorpe Woods and Bellmount to it's military past, you'll visit the war graves at Londonthorpe church and enter Bellmount Tower.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

The National Trust and the Woodland Trust, supported by National Lottery Players through the National Lottery Heritage Fund, are working together to reconnect Grantham to its historic landscape.

Visit the war graves at Londonthorpe Church and explore Bellmount Tower to see the scale of the area's contribution to the war effort during both the First and Second World War.

Booking is essential as places are limited. Distance: 7.5km.

The basics

Booking details
Call ReconnectingGrantham@WoodlandTrust.org.uk
Meeting point
The walk will begin and end at the car park for Londonthorpe Woods, off Londonthorpe Lane just outside Grantham, Lincolnshire. Post code: NG31 9SL. What3Words location: ///differ.resides.research.
Accessibility
This walk includes unsurfaced and uneven ground, meaning it is not wheelchair accessible. The walks includes an incline and spiral steps up the tower.
Other
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome on this walk. Parking for a number of vehicles is available at Londonthorpe Woods free of charge.

Contact Info

Name
Dominic Fieldhouse
Email
ReconnectingGrantham@woodlandtrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call Please e-mail

Upcoming events

Belton to Bellmount Tower guided walk

Sun 26 Jun 2022
10:30-13:00
This monthly, 5km guided walk will take you from Belton House, along the Eastern Avenue of lime and sweet chestnut trees, and up into Bellmount Tower.

Guided Hike at Londonthorpe Woods

Thu 30 Jun 2022
09:30-14:30
A monthly longer walk to explore Londonthorpe Woods, Bellmount and the surrounding area of Lincolnshire's rural countryside. This guided walk will include insights to the local history and the composition of the woodland.

An Introduction to Londonthorpe's Military History

Sun 17 Jul 2022
09:30-13:00
A unique opportunity to discover the associated history of Londonthorpe Woods and Bellmount to it's military past, you'll visit the war graves at Londonthorpe church and enter Bellmount Tower.

Family Walk at Londonthorpe Woods

Sun 07 Aug 2022
09:30-11:30
Discover Londonthorpe Woods, walk the new access tracks and cycle route - accessible for all. A family friendly route, where you'll learn about the woodland and it's hidden history.