Lincolnshire – The home of market towns!
Did you know that Lincolnshire has over 50 miles of coastline? Or that Lincolnshire is home to The Red Arrows and The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight?
Lincolnshire is the second largest county in England and is host to one of the largest agricultural shows in the country, The Lincolnshire Agricultural Show. They’re also host to the largest air show in the UK, the Waddington Air Show, which is held just outside Lincoln every year.
If you’re a lover of travelling around and seeing the sites of market towns, Lincolnshire is (most definitely) one for you.
Unique in its architecture and location, Caistor is a lovely market town with a history that dates right back to before the Roman times. It’s a beautiful mix of Georgian and Victorian buildings and sits amongst two Scheduled Ancient Monuments, 56 Grade II listed buildings and over 160 significant archaeological finds. The market is held on Saturday, so stop, take a break, and see for yourself what Caistor has to offer!
In Caistor Market Place, you’ll find Bike Night taking place which is where bikes (all shapes and sizes) come together. Whether you’re showing your bike or fancy going along to simply check out the competition, it’s a great night of two-wheeled fun. A month later, Caistor Town Hall is host to the Art & Craft Festival where buskers are invited to perform during the weekend.
Whether it’s north, east, south or west, there’s a Tranquil Park Touring Park to accommodate your travels. Caistor Equestrian Centre and Brigg Market Town are all within 10 minutes of Wolds View Touring Park in Caistor.
Heading to the south of Lincolnshire, Spalding has a population of over 28,000 people and has a vibrant and busy town centre. Spalding boasts many unique independent shops and holds a market day every Tuesday and Saturday. The Ayscoughfee Hall & Gardens and the Chain Bridge Forge are also ones to put on your to-visit list when staying in Spalding.
Heading to the east of Lincolnshire, you’ll find Cherry Tree Touring Park which is situated only 20-minute walk by footpath or 1.5 miles by car (free parking) from the sea. Facilities nearby include bowling, golf, tennis and horse riding.
Set in the core of Lincolnshire, Boston is wrapped in history. This classic market town is a jewel found on the edge of the famous Wash, making it the perfect base for a short break to the area. A diverse and thriving community of villages, wildlife, and agriculture surround Boston.
Boston has two local touring parks to stay in. Long Acres Touring Park and Delph Bank Touring Park; both reasonably priced with a warm and friendly welcome when you arrive.
From quaint market towns to a car and bike racing circuit, Lincolnshire is full of surprises. Located 10 miles north of Horncastle and five miles south of Louth, Cadwell Park circuit is especially popular with bikers nationwide. With on-site camping and a café with lovely facilities, it’s an action-packed day sure to give you a thrill.
With Lincoln being the fastest growing city in the UK, it’s a shame not to visit and find out why!
Spalding Farmers Market 7 Nov 2016 – 31 Dec 2017
Brigg Farmers’ Market 7 Nov 2016 – 31 Dec 2017
Horncastle Farmers’ Market 21 Jan 2017 – 31 Dec 2017
Gainsborough Farmers & Craft Market 11 Feb 2017 – 12 Jan 2019
Summer Holiday Farming Fun – 26 Jul 2017 – 4 Sep 2017
Caistor Bike Night 17th August
Story Telling and Picnic in the Park Boston 23 Aug 2017 – 23 Aug 2017
Birdwatching cruise with South Lincs RSPB Group
Boston Beach Event 3 Aug 17 – 4 Aug 17