Accessibility at Freiston Shore

Summary accessibility statement

How to get here

By train

The nearest station is Boston, 4 miles (6.5km) from the reserve.

By bike

National Cycle Route 1 passes through Boston - about four miles (6.5km) from the reserve.

By road

From Boston, take the A52 road towards Skegness. Upon reaching Haltoft End (2 miles/3 km), turn right and follow the brown tourism signs from here to the reserve.

Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Access to facilities

Car parking
40 spaces
1 Blue Badge spaces
  • Some loose sections in car park.
  • The steep slope at the entrance can be difficult in winter conditions
Nature trails access
  • Wetland Trail is a 3 mile (4.8 km) loop, taking up to 2.5 hours. Six benches without back supports. Wide, flat concrete track joining grass path leading up to the sea bank via flight of steps. Alternative step-free linear route staying on concrete track (please note that cattle graze the sea banks from April to October).
  • Lagoon Trail is a generally flat 1.1 mile (1.8 km) loop taking approximately one hour. Seven benches without back supports. The start of the trail consists of a compacted granite path passing the birdwatching hide. Access to grassed sea bank via flight of steps.
Viewing points
  • Hide overlooking saline lagoon 250 m from car park with purpose built space for a wheelchair user.
  • Viewing platform, accessed by steps, overlooking wet grassland.
  • Viewing screen overlooking freshwater reservoir with variable height viewing slots.
Dogs
  • Registered assistance dogs and other dogs welcome.
  • Dog waste bin provided.