If Skegness could be described as a diamond in a ring, then
the surrounding countryside is the crafted gold that surrounds that diamond.
Wainfleet Wainfleet The coastal inland region of Lincolnshire, coupled with the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds is often described as ";The Undiscovered County";.
  Wainfleet - Museum
Wainfleet Market Place
 
Burgh le Marsh Birgh Le Marsh To cyclists Lincolnshire is a paradise, offering miles of quiet country lanes, that are ideal for family outings.
Windmill Burgh Le Marsh Burgh Le Marsh Car park  

 

Adjacent to the coast, the terrain is level, and is excellent for the novice cyclist. For
the hardened rider, the Lincolnshire Wolds offer a refreshing challenge, with spectacular
panoramic views of unspoiled countryside coupled with numerous hamlets and villages.

 

 

On foot, visitors will discover miles of glorious, off road tracks and bridal paths that meander through open countryside, over rolling hills, and alongside tiny flowing streams. The terrain varies
from level to hilly and from woodland to pasture. To cyclists, ramblers and to all tourists, the local Inns and friendly ivy clad country pubs provide a welcome break and offer excellent service for food and drink.


It is well worth packing a pair of walking boots and your cycle if you are visiting this area.
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Lincolnshire is renowned for windmills and watermills, potteries, nature reserves, craft centres and much more. There are many quaint inland towns, such as Spilsby, Horncastle, Wainfleet, Alford and Louth, all boasting of traditional bustling weekly markets. Information and suggested routes for walking / cycling is available from local T.I.C offices.

 

 

 
 

 

Historic Places of Interest
Natural Places of Interest
Countryside Accommodation

Whilst the area of Skegness is not renowned for historic stately homes, there are several estates and properties worth mentioning. For those who enjoy attractions of this nature the following venues are well worth a visit.

Historic Places of Interest

Gunby Estate (7miles) National Trust - dismantled railway walk at Bratoft
Church Farm Museum (1 mile) See Skegness of the yester year. Occasional special events
Alford Manor House (15 miles A wonderful museum of past Lincolnshire life. Occasional special events.
Tattershall Castle (22 miles) Built by Cromwell this is a well preserved square keep in attractive grounds.
Old Bolingbroke Castle
(15 miles)
Although demolished during the civil war, this location is excellent for a short visit or picnic.
Pilgrim Fathers Museum Boston (25 miles ) Interesting museum relating to the Pilgrim Fathers - Experience the cell in which they were imprisoned!
Lincoln Castle and Cathedral
(42 miles)

The historical heart of Lincoln - visit the castle and experience the gallows, segregated chapel and excellent grounds.

The Cathedral and Castle are adjacent to each other

If time permits visit The Museum of Lincolnshire Life a short walk away.

Nature Reserves & Parks
Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve
(3 miles)
Acres of salt marsh and open countryside managed by Lincolnshire Trust. Excellent for spotting migrating birds and other wild life. Visitor Centre
Snipedales Very popular wooded area and Nature Reserve located about 8 miles west of Spilsby on the B1195 near Winceby.
Recommended Countryside Accommodation
Skegness Water Leisure Park
Bungalow accommodation
Touring caravans
Camping
Skegness Water Leisure Park
B & B and caravan accommodation at Wainfleet Havenhouse Farm  
Delightful B & B at Swaby - located between Louth & Skegness Jasmine Cottage
Locations of the above venues may be found on our Area Maps Page

And for lovers of fishing holidays

 
 

 

 

Eating out in the countryside:

 
 

the Cottage Restaurant

The Cottage Restaurant
Croft

 

Burgh le Marsh

The Windmill Restaurant
Burgh Le Marsh

 

 

 

 

     
 
 

 

Skegness
King George V Walk
King George V Walk
 
Old Boligbroke
Old Bolingbroke
Village Centre
 
Skegness
Church Farm Museum
Church Farm Museum
 
Burgh Le Marsh
Burgh Le Marsh High Street
High Street
 
Lincoln
Lincoln Shopping Centre
Shopping Centre
 
Lincoln
Lincoln Shopping Centre
"Steep Hill"
 
Skegness
King George V Walk
King George V Walk
 
Lincolnshire Wolds
King George V Walk
Swaby
 
Skegness
Gibraltar Point - River Estuary
Gibraltar Point
 
 
 

 

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