The tiny Lincolnshire hamlet of Moortown is set amid unspoiled countryside, near the town of Caistor. On the doorstep of your holiday cottage in Moortown, you will discover footpaths through swathes of woods and fields. On the eastern edge of the hamlet, the Skipworth Arms is a popular pub serving good food and range of local ales. There are no shops in the hamlet, making it the perfect base for visitors who want to make the most of the area’s spectacular scenery. A short drive from holiday cottages in Moortown, the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is an undeveloped stretch of rolling hills and wild valleys, dotted with ancient villages and crossed by gentle streams. The area’s woods, grasslands and abandoned chalk pits are a habitat for rare wildlife, and offer some of the county’s best walking opportunities. One of the area’s best known local landmarks is Cleatham Hall, a magnificent country house built in 1855, in the Classical Revival style. The city of Lincoln is a short drive southward, with a stunning medieval cathedral and plenty of independent shops to explore. The sandy beaches of the Lincolnshire coast are also close enough for day trips.
Moortown House Farm is a Georgian listed manor set on the edge of an AONB in Moortown, Lincolnshire. The elegant rural cottage was built in 1816 and was designed by Sit Joseph Paxton. Rolling parkland and woodland surround the elegant property which luxurious furnishings, a tennis court and charm.
Recommended Places to Visit When in Moortown
Rushmoor Farm Park and Falconry CentreExplore this working farm, with a tea room and various experiences on offer, including falconry and farming.
Louth MuseumDelve into the history of rural life in Lincolnshire at this informative museum.
Hall Farm ParkDiscover children’s play areas, llamas, a café, and plenty more at this family-friendly attraction.
Elsham Gardens and Country ParkReserve an afternoon for a wander around these sprawling gardens, a short drive from Moortown.
Messingham ZooThis small, independent zoo is home to arctic fox, porcupine and skunk, among other fascinating species.