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.

Things To Do
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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Lincolnshire Showground

Lincolnshire Showground

The Lincolnshire Showground is a major national venue, located on the 200 acre showground just outside the historic city of Lincoln in the East Midlands.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Rand Farm Park

Rand Farm Park

Enjoy a fun-filled family day out to see and pet farm animals and pets along with a wide range of other exciting activities.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Uncle Henry’s

Uncle Henry’s

A farm to fork experience on a family farm with a passion for local, great tasting produce - visit the butchery and farm shop, cafe, play area, and walled kitchen garden.

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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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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Snowdrops and Winter Walk 2019

February 15, 2019 to March 3, 2019
11:00am to 4:00pm
Brightwater Gardens
Snowdrops and Winter Walk 2019

More than 100,000 snowdrops along with crocus and winter iris create a winter walk through the gardens and woodland of Brightwater Gardens.

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Places To Stay
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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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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Black Swan Guest House

Black Swan Guest House

A beautifully restored former 18th Century Coaching Inn, high quality accommodation

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Brandy Wharf Leisure Park

Brandy Wharf Leisure Park

A family run touring caravan and camping site, next to the River Ancholme in the countryside north of Lincoln.

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Field View B&B

Field View B&B

A bed and breakfast accommodation designed and built to a high standard, with spacious rooms, quality furnishings and comfortable beds.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

The Old Posthouse B&B

The Old Posthouse B&B

Friendly and comfortable B&B in a quiet village, north of Lincoln just off the A15, with private off road parking.

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21-30 miles from Lincoln

Viking Way Holidays

Viking Way Holidays

Self Catering holiday cottage situated on the Viking Way in the small village of Ludford set in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds.

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