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Self-catering holiday in Lincolnshire

Holiday in Lincolnshire

Famous for its seaside resorts, diverse, unspoilt landscapes and rich heritage, Lincolnshire is the perfect location for a relaxing, unhurried holiday. There are plenty of coastal spots worth spending some time at, whether you'd prefer the traditional British holiday feel of places like Skegness, Ingoldmells and Cleethorpes, or would rather head for quieter destinations like Mablethorpe or Sutton-on-Sea. The Lincolnshire countryside is just as glorious, with a variety of scenic geographic areas including the salt marshes along the coast, the flat farmland of the Fens, and, most popularly, the hills and valleys of the Lincolnshire Wolds, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Don't miss the Lincoln Edge, a limestone cliff which runs for 50 miles through central Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Lodges with Golf

Whether you're looking to play a round of golf on its challenging 18-hole course, cast your line into its well-stocked 1.4-acre fishing pond, or play a few games on its superb tennis courts, the Messingham Grange resort has something for everyone. Enjoy a memorable break just outside a village in countryside surroundings, with the on-site TWENTY04 Bar & Restaurant offering refreshing drinks and delicious meals.

Fishing holidays near Skegness

Enjoy a break in the tranquil family-owned Sycamore Farm Park, with 14 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and fishing lakes in the serene Lincolnshire countryside. This is a place for a truly relaxing holiday with the natural beauty of the Lincolnshire Wolds nearby and the traditional seaside town attractions of Skegness just a few miles away. 

About Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is well known for its seaside towns and beautiful beaches. Skegness, with its award-winning beaches, is probably the most famous and the very picture of an English seaside town. Lincolnshire is a place rich in nature reserves and animal sanctuaries which are wonderful places to see wildlife, particularly common and grey seals.

The history of Lincolnshire is also fascinating and there are plenty of attractions to explore if you'd like to get a glimpse into the heritage of the area. The city of Lincoln is steeped in the past, with all sorts of buildings, monuments and museums to visit. Beyond that, the county's history can be found all over the place, with many of Lincolnshire's small villages still retaining their traditional character and charm, offering a superb glimpse into days gone by. There are several museums offering even more of an immersive history experience that are particularly good for school-age children. Experience the atmosphere of a World War II Bomber Command airfield with a visit to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, where you can even take a ground ride on a Lancaster bomber. If you're interested in World War II aviation, you may also want to take a trip to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre in Lincoln and Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre in Tattershall. The open-air museum in Skegness offers 3 acres of grounds in which you'll find a wealth of exhibits and artefacts telling the story of the agricultural history of the area, with a working steam traction engine, an 18th-century farmhouse, and traditional farming equipment. The Museum of Lincolnshire Life is a community museum with free entry and covers all aspects of the culture and people of Lincolnshire through the ages from 1750 up until the present. There's a WWI tank, recreated rooms from the past, and more. A holiday in Lincolnshire is ideal for anyone looking for beautiful unspoilt countryside, award-winning beaches and family days out as well as fascinating history and wonderful wildlife.

Things to do in Lincolnshire

Sandy Beaches

Sandy Beaches Lincolnshire

Visit Mablethorpe for its award-winning beach and Skegness for its iconic pier and sandy shores, or the nearby Sutton-on-Sea offering a quieter coastal getaway.

Lincolnshire Wolds

Lincolnshire Wolds

Go walking in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and see the wildlife at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve near Skegness.

Natureland Seal Sanctuary

Natureland Seal Sanctuary

See the seals at Natureland Seal Sanctuary in Skegness and its seal hospital where rescued pups are treated, rehabilitated and returned to the wild. 

Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral

Explore the history of the beautiful Gothic architecture and stained glass windows of the magnificent medieval Lincoln Cathedral, dating back to the 11th-century.

5 Reasons to Book a Holiday in Lincolnshire

1. The county is rich with gorgeous unspoilt landscapes, with the Lincolnshire Wolds designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For wildlife, head to Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve near Skegness, or Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve.
2. The history of Lincoln can be discovered through its stunning cathedral and castle which contains one of the original copies of the Magna Carta. Visit the red-brick Tattershall Castle and the Old Hall in Gainsborough, one of the most well-preserved medieval manor houses in England.

3. Thrill-seekers will love Fantasy Island, an amusement park near Skegness with rollercoasters, arcades and attractions for younger children. 

4. Golfers will enjoy all the fantastic golf courses in and around the town, including Skegness Golf Centre, North Shore Golf Club and Seacroft Golf Club. 

5. Burgh le Marsh is the place to go if you want to eat out. Try the Bell Hotel or the Fleece Inn for traditional pub food, or for contemporary dining, including vegan and gluten-free options, go to the Windmill Restaurant.