Lincolnshire County is a 2,646 square miles of amazing landscape of natural beauty filled with historical and magical structure dating back to 100 AD. It is a county acclaimed for its heritage and history where visitors are immersed in mysterious culture and art.
The county is divided into several geographical sub-regions that include the Lincolnshire Fens, the Lincolnshire Wolds, the North Sea coast, the industrial Humber Estuary, the Carr and the undulating limestone hills of Kesteven among others. Lincolnshire stretches from countryside to the coast, to country villages and cathedral cities. Its horizon is punctuated by towns, country houses and windmills steep in history.
Places to stay
Guests of the county will discover that they are completely covered when it comes to an appropriate place to stay. Lincolnshire has accommodations for every style, budget or taste, from budget to luxury accommodations and romantic retreats to family-friendly cottages. These rooms are available for a day excursion, short break, a weekend escapade or a long-planned-for vacation. Self-catering amenities, inns, hotels and bed and breakfasts are also available. There are also family- friendly accommodations with spacious play areas for the kids and a golf course or tennis court for the adults. Arrangements to take in dogs can even be made with some of these facilities.
Food and shopping
Food and drink being at the very heart of Lincolnshire, it comes as of no surprise that in the county
there is a multitude of places where one can dine. There are English, Indian, French, and Chinese restaurants, the list goes on and on. There are also local markets, tea rooms pubs, local shops and restaurants specialising on menus built around local produce.
Lincolnshire has raised shopping to a national pastime where visitors will never leave the county
empty handed. Shopping in Lincolnshire ranges from high street brands and names in huge department stores as well as in charming boutiques. England’s best markets and antique
dealers sit side by side in either a modern or quaint location. For boutique stores, the cobbled streets of The Strait, Steephill and Bailgate amid medieval ruins or sometimes Roman Ruins are the ideal destination. For big names and brands, there is the High Street or shopping centres such as St Mark’s located in a converted rail station beside the river where all the big names can be found under one roof.
Places to see and things to do
Lincolnshire has got its fair share of traditions, landscape and heritage, A visit to Lincolnshire should include enjoying the scenic countryside, discovering England’s most
historical documents and building and experiencing the best sausage tasting festival in the
Country. For sea lovers, the coast of Lincolnshire is full of exciting things to do such as watching young seal pups being fed, nurtured and pampered, and enjoying a seaside vacation in Skegness
among others. There are also unusual events and festivals to attend to, and spotting a
cheeky Lincoln Imp is only one of them.
For nature lovers there are the amazing Lincolnshire Wolds or the astonishingly flat Fens, an area reclaimed from the sea and the Alkborough Flats where birdwatchers can have their fill. Biking on the Spa Trail, cruising on a water taxi along River Whitman and even trekking with fascinating
llamas are only some of the more exciting outdoor activities experienced only in Lincolnshire.
There are more to see and do in Lincolnshire, and the best way to thoroughly enjoy a vacation of discovery of Lincolnshire is to hire a self-drive van rental that will facilitate moving around.