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Lincolnshire is county that tends to stay out of the spotlight compare to others, yet it is full of hidden gems and secrets from the past! Edith Smith from Lincolnshire was the first policewoman to be granted powers of arrest in England over 100 years ago! It is also the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton, an English Mathematician, Physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.
Population of Lincolnshire
Top 4 Places to Visit in Lincolnshire
This vibrant city of all colours is a great place to visit, it is surrounded by countryside and beautiful walks so isn’t your typical ‘city’. The history here is deep and rich with the first signs of settlement dating way back to 300BC! After that, the city was ruled by Romans, Vikings and Normans when William the Conquer built Lincoln cathedral. In the 1300’s the spire on the cathedral was extended making it the tallest building in the world!
Lincoln was classed as a city of great importance and really thrived during the industrial revolution, it is now home to one of the UK’s fastest growing universities and has a lot of places to visit. A great way to see the city and learn about the historical sites is to take an open top audio guided bus tour around the city, its a great way to learn about everything and you can hop on and hop off visiting the sites you want to see.
Lincoln Castle is a must see! It was the home of the 1215 Magna Carta and was built by William the Conqueror in 1068, it has dominated the Lincoln skyline since then. The medieval design is fascinating with its towering walls and rounded towers, throughout the year the castle offers various events.
This lovely market town in the south of Lincolnshire has so much to see and do. Belvoir Castle is a marvellous building which stands on a hill surrounded by woodland and open fields, it is owned by the current 11th duke of Rutland and the castle has been passed down the family for over 1000 years!
It was originally built to the owners from attack hence its location is high up in the hill. It has altered much from its original state due to wars and general ruin, the marvelous piece of art it is now was built in the 1800’s for the Duke and Duchess of Rutland where it has remained in the family ever since, to this day it is still one of the most beautiful buildings in England.
Grantham is also home to Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace for Sir Isaac Newton. Here you can learn all about the life of the scientist and see the most famous apple tree in the world where he discovered the theory of gravity, recently due to new technology they have found graffiti and scientific drawings on the kitchen wall made by Sir Isaac Newton himself.
Skegness is a seaside town in Lincolnshire that has family fun written all over it! It is one of the UK’s premier resorts and attracts millions of tourists each year to enjoy its coastline that is rich in soft golden sand.
With lots to offer it has many of the standard attractions you would expect to find in a UK seaside town, donkey rides on the beach, arcades along the promenade and funfair rides just off the shore.
The area also has fun historical sites such as Thornton Abbey that once belonged to monks, you can dress up and discover the lives of its past residents in what was once one of the richest Augustinian abbeys.
Stamford was once named “the finest stone town in England” by Sir Walter Scott and when you visit here you will see exactly why the town has over 600 listed buildings all constructed from Mellow Limestone and 5 medieval churches!
Walking through the town centre and seeing the fantastic stone buildings in amazing, its a wonder how these were constructed all those years ago.
One of the oldest provincial theatres in England now named ‘The Arts Center’ can be found here in the town of Stamford, it was built on 1768 and has various shows and events throughout the year.
Location of airports in Lincolnshire
Humberside airport is the closest to the Lincolnshire area, the travel time is around 1 hr and 12 mins, a total of 51 miles away.
Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Doncaster airport is a little further than Humberside at 65 miles away although the actual travel time of 1 hr and 19 mins isn’t much different.
East Midlands Airport
East Midlands airport is closer than Doncaster airport 60 miles but the travel time is longer due to the route you need to take. It takes 1 hr and 25 mins depending on traffic.
The nightlife in Lincolnshire happens in Lincoln which is around 30 miles away.
Lincoln’s night scene is thriving, there are various bars, pubs and clubs to chose from all offering different vibes. One great bar is ‘Room’ bat at White Hart Hotel, A sophisticated bar offering unique and signature cocktails, it is set in a 14th century period building and serves all kinds of drinks and beers from around the world.
Another great place to have a drink is ‘The Lion & Snake’, it is the oldest pub in Lincoln and has been serving pints to its customers since the 15th century! If you are a night owl then there are plenty of clubs to choose from which will see you through until 3 am some even later.
Scenery and places to see
Lincolnshire has some truly beautiful places o visit during your stay, Langold Lake is a hidden gem just out of Worksop its a bit of a walk to reach but once you get there you wont regret it! Spread over a massive 15 acres its a popular spot for walkers and fishers.
Another hidden area that not many people know about is Hubbard’s Hills, now classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) it is like a fairy tale wonder land, wooded land and tree tunnels with a beautiful river flowing through it, you can help but feel so relaxed when you come here, it just absorbs all of your troubles away and you will leave feeling like a new person!
History in Lincolnshire dates back to way before 300BC! The city of Lincoln was once named Lindon changing to Lincolnia by 1215 and then afterwards Lincoln, through the years the county has been ruled by Romans, Vikings and many more, each one making their mark and building amazing structures that still stand to this day which gives us a look back into the past at how they once lived.
During the industrial revolution Lincolnshire really thrived in the engineering sector and the first ever tanks were both designed and built here! Later on WWI planes were also produced here which lead to the building of RAF planes giving it the nick name bomber county!