Capital of the county with outstanding cathedral which sits high on a hill over looking miles and miles of countryside. The cathedral is the location for the Film "The Da Vinci Code" being filmed in 2005 starring Tom Hanks. Fantastic Roman remains, gates and walls surround the city and a number of museums and art galleries.
From medieval times through to the present day Lincoln has witnessed great
moments in time that helped forge Britain's destiny, and its past now waits
for you to explore. Find the unexpected: see one of only four copies of the
Magna Carta, sealed by King John, a regular visitor to Lincoln; go through
Newport Arch, the only Roman arch still used by traffic; sneak a peek at the
Bishop's Palace; meander slowly through Uphill's narrow cobbled streets laced
with unique shops; then walk down to the city centre passing buildings spanning
over 800 years.
Known as the capital of the
Lincolnshire Wolds, Louth has the highest church spire in England at St. James,
an impressive range of
independent shops selling local produce and gifts and tranquil walking
trail through Hubbards Hills. Louths Georgian conservation area has many splendid town houses situated along Eastgate and
on the very edge of the town is Hubbards Hills, a pretty valley and
superb area of naturally-formed parkland which was given to the town at
the beginning of the century. Its riverside setting makes the
perfect Lincolnshire picnic location.
Antiques are Horncastles speciality with over 20 shops selling collectibles and antiques.
The fine 18th & 19th century buildings hold a surprise or two. The King's
Head has an unusual legacy; it is one of the country's original mud
and stud construction pubs, few others exist. The Old Grocers shop, now a
newsagent, was the business of a certain Mr Henry Lunn, later the successful
Small pretty town with a windmill and market.
Surrounded by the fens and consequently dissected by canals with boat rides. Spectacular tower of the church is a feature for many miles and is affectionally known as "The Stump".
Georgian town used as the backdrop for the recent Hollywood remake of Jane Austins "Pride and
Spalding, in the peaceful South Lincolnshire Fens, with acres of sky and
sunsets, is a town that has to be seen to be believed! Georgian terraces front
the tree-lined River Welland which runs through the centre of the town.
Overlooking the river stands Ayscoughfee
Hall and Gardens, which were given to the people of Spalding. The beautiful
late-medieval Hall once belonged to a wool merchant. Today it houses a
museum depicting life in the area over the centuries.