North of of Lincoln you'll find a wealth of lovely villages surrounded by countryside and the three market towns of Gainsborough, Caistor, and Market Rasen.
The countryside north of Lincoln has rich aviation heritage, and a trail is available for those interested in the history of flight in the district. Contact the West Lindsey Tourism Team or call 01427 676666 for a copy of the aviation brochure.
The district is home to the famous ‘Red Arrows’, the RAF’s aerobatic team, who are based at RAF Scampton - where the famous Dambuster raid squadron were stationed.
A 30 minute drive from Lincoln on the banks of the River Trent and on the most westerly edge of Lincolnshire, bordering Nottinghamshire.
The town boasts a fantastic Medieval manor, Gainsborough Old Hall, which is a must-see for history hunters. Thriving markets are held in Gainsborough town centre and, in the award winning shopping centre Marshall’s Yard, there is a regular Farmers’ Market.
Gainsborough Town Centre weekly markets: Tuesday and Saturday.
Marshall's Yard Farmers' Market: 2nd Saturday of each month
A 40 minute drive from Lincoln and nestling on a hillside at the northern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
This lovely Roman market town is a ‘Walkers are Welcome’ town and is on the Viking Way with 56 listed buildings in the centre.
Weekly Town Centre market: Saturdays.
A 30 minute drive from Lincoln standing on the western edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds - a bustling market town with interesting independent shops for you to investigate.
Famous for having the only racecourse in Lincolnshire, it also has ‘Walkers are Welcome’ status with great walks and trails around the town and surrounding area - including Willingham Woods.
Weekly Town Centre Markets: Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.