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Countryside and Coast

Explore the whole county from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Countryside

About Lincoln
Countryside and Coast

Explore the whole county from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Coast

Lincolnshire countryside and coast has many beautiful open spaces, stunning landscapes, and market towns to explore.


In the surrounding countryside, resort hotels are great places to stay. You can explore North Lincolnshire from Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort whilst enjoying golf, spa and leisure facilities on site. Or in Grantham south of the city, Belton Woods Hotel also offers golf, spa facilities and activities, and is near to Belton House, a National Trust Estate to visit.

The area immediately south of Lincoln is known as the Heart of Lincolnshire, with rich aviation heritage, the Witham Valley Country Park, and historic market towns.

Further south is Stamford, a town full of historic, Georgian buildings. With nearby historic houses, markets and a calendar of various events.

You could visit a number of destinations to the west of the city on the way to the coast. Explore Petwood Gardens and visit the nostalgic Kinema in the Woods in Woodhall Spa, stay near Louth and watch motorracing at Cadwell Park, or enjoy the great outdoors in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Beauty.

If you are interested in long distance walking, The Viking Way walk passes through Lincoln on a 147 mile route. Or the Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive and Castle 2 Coast 2 Castle cycle routes are another way to experience the county.

Other nearby market towns worth exploring include Spilsby, Horncastle, Sleaford, and Boston.


From Skegness and Mablethorpe, to Grimsby town and Cleethorpes, the Lincolnshire coast has lots to explore.

There’s lots to do in the seaside resort of Skegness: visit the pier and beach, or the Embassy Theatre to be entertained. Skegness is also the home of Butlins, a beachside holiday resort, and Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve.

Mablethorpe and Cleethorpes also have sandy beaches with something to offer. You can ride a donkey at both, and take the sand train at Mablethorpe. There are even Beach Chalets at Mablethorpe and Sutton on Sea.

Further south are Ingoldmells and Chapel St Leonards, which is part of the Castle to Coast cycle route from Lincoln.

You can also visit the natural coast of Anderby Creek or for even more entertainment, there are a number of theme parks in the coastal area.

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