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Saxilby - Where to go and how to get there

the Fossdkye at Saxilby

Saxilby station is located in the centre of ths village on the Fossdyke Navigation that dates back to Roman times, giving it a strong claim to be Britain’s oldest canal. The arrival of the railway in 1849 saw the village expand into a dormitory for nearby Lincoln. Trains serving Saxilby station operate between Lincoln and Sheffield and Peterborough and Doncaster.

The Saxilby History Trail

The Saxilby and District History Group have published the Saxilby History Trail which starts at Saxilby station. It is available as a foldout leaflet from shops in the village, a dispenser besides the Fossdyke, and on line as a PDF file.

the saxilby histroy trail

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