Enjoy a Relaxing Countryside Cottage Holiday in the Lincolnshire Wolds
Holiday cottages in the Lincolnshire Wolds are surrounded by low, rolling hills and steep, limestone valleys. The area covers 216 square miles of unspoiled countryside, scattered with welcoming villages and market towns which make excellent bases for self-catering holidays in the Lincolnshire Wolds. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty runs parallel to the North Sea coast, from the River Humber in the north to the Lincolnshire Fens in the south. Crisscrossed by footpaths and bridleways, the Lincolnshire Wolds are a paradise for long, peaceful walks, horse-riding, wild swimming and wildlife-watching. As you climb rugged hills, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views across the flat fens and salt marshes of Lindsey and Holland. On a clear day, you might even be able to make out landmarks of the North such as the Humber Bridge or Lincoln Cathedral.
This large rural holiday cottage in the Lincolnshire Wolds near Horncastle offers luxury accommodation in a luxury barn conversion for walking, cycling or sight-seeing holidays, welcoming families, friends and pets alike. Sleeping 12 in 6 bedrooms, facilities include a hot tub and a games room
A large Lincolnshire holiday barn conversion sleeping 16 in a superb rural village location. This luxury self catering accommodation near Lincoln includes a hot tub and consierge service. Each of the 8 bedrooms has its own bathroom.
The pretty town of Alford is famous for its crafts markets and is home to a working, five-sailed windmill which is used to produce organic flour and cereal. Caistor is a small town on the Wolds’ western escarpment, with graceful Georgian architecture and a history of holding the world’s largest sheep fairs. Nestled between the River Bain and River Waring, Horncastle is another bustling market town with a maze of cobbled streets and Roman ruins. On the eastern border of the Wolds, Louth is an ancient rural community with a high-spired church from which incredible views can be enjoyed. The town of Spilsby hosts an excellent market where you can pick up fresh produce from the surrounding countryside. And on the Wolds’ western edge, Market Rasen is a charming town with a variety of independent shops and a renowned racecourse.
There is loads to do during a stay in a Lincolnshire Wolds holiday cottage, from hiking through miles of gently rolling countryside to wakeboarding at Tattershall Lakes Country Park. Woodhall Spa is home to Flicks in the Sticks, one of the country’s last remaining back projection cinemas. Snipe Dales Nature Park is a great place to spot rare birds. And Rushmoor Country Park is a fun family day out with animals and a falconry.