A walking route commemorating one of Spilsby’s most famous sons has been relaunched.
The Franklin Way, which runs between Spilsby and Hundleby, was created in 1986 to celebrate 200 years since the birth of arctic explorer Sir John Franklin.
However, it was overgrown until Spilsby and Hundleby Walkers are Welcome re-established, cleared and re-marked.it..
Many walkers gathered by the Sir John Franklin statue to be waved off by the explorer's great-great nephew Simon Ekins.
The re-launch was part of the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival and leaflets about the new trail were handed out to those who took part. .
Walkers exploring the new Franklin Trail enjoyed a 3.5 mile long (5.5km) route, followed by refreshments at St James Church.
The leaflet was produced in partnership with East Lindsey District Council and Lincolnshire County Council and will be available from the Franklin Hall.
Waymarkers have been supplied by Acorn Print, of Spilsby..