Reach North of Lincoln
Explore beyond the boundaries of the cathedral city

English villages, market towns, and aviation heritage.

Gainsborough Old Hall

Reach North of Lincoln
Explore beyond the boundaries of the cathedral city

English villages, market towns, and aviation heritage.

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North of Lincoln

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.

GAINSBOROUGH

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

CAISTOR

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.

MARKET RASEN

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.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Gainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall

One of the best preserved, timber-framed manor houses in the UK, dating to the 15th century and found in the centre of Gainsborough, north of Lincoln.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Goltho Gardens

Goltho Gardens

A 4.5-acre, captivating, year-round garden found east of Lincoln, with a traditional tea shop, plant nursery, and onsite accommodation.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Hemswell Antiques Centres

Hemswell Antiques Centres

Europe's largest selection of dealers at a former RAF base, offering the widest possible range of antique furniture and vintage collectables.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Little Mix

July 20, 2018
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Little Mix

The world's biggest girl band bring their 'Summer Hits Tour 2018' to the Lincolnshire Showground.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Hemswell 1940s Weekend

July 21, 2018 to July 22, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Hemswell Antiques Centres
Hemswell 1940s Weekend

FREE

A fun weekend filled with nostalgia to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force at Hemswell Antiques Centres.

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Brayford Waterfront, Cathedral Quarter, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Lincoln Half Marathon

September 30, 2018
9:30am to 1:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Lincoln Half Marathon

A 13.1 mile road race along a route including Lincoln’s most famous sights including Lincoln Cathedral, the grounds of Lincoln Castle, and the beautiful Brayford Waterfront.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair

December 1, 2018 to December 2, 2018
9:00am to 4:00pm
Lincolnshire Showground
Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair

A mix of delicious local produce, gift stalls and workshops make the Food and Gift fair at the Lincolnshire Showground the best way to kick start your Christmas preparations.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Dairy Barn

Dairy Barn

Luxury, award-winning barn conversion found 8 miles north of Lincoln in the heart of the traditional idyllic village of Ingham.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Glebe Farm Holiday Barns

Glebe Farm Holiday Barns

Two luxury, converted, four bedroom barns with their own private hot tub, log burners, under floor heating, and gardens each.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Kingthorpe Manor Farm

Kingthorpe Manor Farm

A 17th century Georgian house set in an idyllic country retreat with four-star accommodation and award-winning, home-grown breakfasts.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Lanes

Lincolnshire Lanes

With a choice of 20 camping pitches, two log cabins, a couple of bell tents, a Romany caravan and a glamping pod, Lincolnshire Lanes offers a great stay for families and those who like it a little quieter.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Old Vicarage Cottages

Old Vicarage Cottages

Holiday cottages close to the village of Nettleham in the suburbs north of Lincoln.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Rural Roosts

Rural Roosts

Hidden amongst countryside and sheltered by the rural village of Stainfield, Rural Roosts offers high quality luxury pine lodges, ideal all year round accommodation.

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21-30 miles from Lincoln

Treetops Cottages & Spa

Treetops Cottages & Spa

Luxury self-catering holiday cottages set in the picturesque, peaceful village of Grasby on the beautiful and unspoilt Lincolnshire Wolds.

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21-30 miles from Lincoln

Wolds View Touring Park

Wolds View Touring Park

Phil & Jane would like to welcome you to their adults-only, five-star Touring Park, built to a high standard to accommodate the discerning camper, delivering a holiday experience you will return to time and time again.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Ashlin Farm Barns

Ashlin Farm Barns

Luxury holiday barns in beautiful Lincolnshire countryside, only ten minutes from Lincoln.

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