Local Interest (Lincolnshire)

Guests are pleasantly surprised when they discover the diversity of Lincolnshire from the changing landscapes to the Market towns and historic buildings. Below are just a few of the popular attractions close by.

Places to visit

 

Lincoln (14 miles – 20 minutes)

Lincoln CathedralLincoln offers a perfect combination of cultural city life and world famous heritage. This beautiful city with the cathedral perched on a lofty hilltop. Its visual impact is inspiring. Surrounded by Roman Gates and cobbled streets the medieval square is breathtaking. The City boasts some of the most fascinating museums and galleries. www.lincolncathedral.com

Louth (14 miles – 15-20 minutes)

A picturesque market town known as ‘The Capital of the Wolds’. St James’ church spire can be seen from miles around. Traditional markets on Wed, Fri & Sat.

Horncastle (12 miles – 15 minutes)

A market town, perfect for the antique enthusiast. Market days Thursdays and Saturday.

Attractions and things to do

 

Historic Houses

burghley_houseLincolnshire boasts some fantastic houses to visit including Burghley House, Belton House, Doddington Hall, Grimsthorpe castle, Gunby Hall, Normanby Hall, Woolsthorpe Manor, Tattershall castle.

Antiques

antiquesVisit Hemswell Antique Centre, Europes largest selection of dealers offering the widest possible collection of items. Horncastle is an award winning antiques town with lots of shops and centres to explore. The international Newark antiques fair is held every two months. www.hemswell-antiques.com

Aviation

Aviation heritage is rich in Lincolnshire. There are many museums and visitor centres including East Kirkby and Coningsby with The Battle of Britain memorial flight. The Red Arrows practise in the skies above Lincoln and can often be seen trying the latest formations. With our own grass airstrip (750m x 40m) we welcome guest who want to fly in.

Golf

There are more than 55 golf courses in Lincolnshire, the nearest one to us, Market Rasen is only 10 minutes away. Woodall spa is home to the English Golf Union. The Hotchkin course here has been ranked number 43 in the World.

Horse racing

horse_racingPopular race track at Market Rasen with a wide selection of meets see website for details. www.marketrasenraces.co.uk

Horse riding

Lincolnshire’s open rural expanses are well suited to horse riding, with a network of quiet lanes making access easy and safe. Horses can graze in the paddock at The Grange, or we can organise riding at local equestrian centres.

Walking

lincolnshire_woldsMany circular walks, some along the Viking Way. We can recommend routes and advise on different areas.

Cadwell Park racing Circuit (20 minutes)

motor_racingCadwell Park is known as one of the most popular motor racing venues in the country, hosting the British Superbike Championships and the Vintage Sports Car Club, amongst other meets. There is the chance also to take part in the numerous track days on offer. www.motorsportvision.co.uk/cadwell-park/

Fishing

With our own trout lake you can fish in the peaceful surroundings of the farm, or visit one of the many lakes close by.