Places of Interest
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is a city steeped in history, from the majestic beauty of Lincoln Cathedral to the mysterious cobbled alleys and hidden corners of Lincoln Castle. For green space, visit the Arboretum, one of only three Victorian parks remaining in England. Set in the heart of the city, the park has undergone a complete renovation.
is situated in the heart of the Lincolnshire Fens. One of its most notable features is the magnificent ‘Boston Stump’, which towers 271ft over the town. In the grounds of St Bodolph’s church is a memorial stone dedicated to the five Boston men who founded the great American city of the same name.
is a charming seaside town which offers a wealth of attractions, including a Nature Centre, stunning parks and gardens and an award-winning beach.
has a vibrant town centre with a good selection of shops, restaurants and bars. Ayscoughfee Hall and Gardens, which overlooks the river, houses a museum depicting life through the centuries. Make time to visit Springfields Shopping Outlet which has over 40 stores and beautiful landscaped gardens.
has been a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty for over 30 years, with undulating landscapes dotted with picture-postcard villages and pretty market towns which inspired one of Britain’s finest poets, Alfred Lord Tennyson.
is a popular seaside resort and the site of the ‘Greenwich Meridian’, the world’s prime meridian for measuring longitude and time. A metal plate set into the coastal path marks its exact location. There are numerous other attractions too – Walltham Windmill and the Museum of Victorian Life and the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway to name a few. Two first world war forts, Haile Sands and Bull Fort, are visible from the sea front.
is an attractive town which is renowned for its antique shops. The town boasts a number of historic buildings, including the 12th century Church of St Mary, well-preserved remains of a Roman wall and Banovallum House, an 18th century manor house which is now the base for the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.
is a busy market town which at lies at the eastern end of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Its maze of narrow streets hold many fine examples of Georgian and Edwardian architecture and there are numerous historic buildings, including the 15th-century St. James’ Church, whose 295ft spire, the tallest in England, dominates the skyline. The town offers a good range of shops and pubs and markets take place on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
is an ancient port and market town, famous as the home of Bateman’s Brewery and Magdalen College Museum, which is housed in a beautiful medieval building. The town is also known for Barkham Street, a row of Georgian residences constructed in a similar fashion to those in Southwark, London.