Things To Do near Alfie's Abode Cottage

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Horncastle Bridge, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Bridge, Horncastle (approx. 18 miles away)

Behind Horncastle's quaint high street is a delightful road bridge that connects the town to a Tesco supermarket. The river is populated with chub and roach and there are always plenty of hungry ducks around. Image by Dave Hitchborne

William Marwood, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

William Marwood, Horncastle (approx. 18 miles away)

William Marwood was born in Horncastle, 1818, and was a hangman for the British government. He developed the technique of hanging known as the "long drop".The "long drop" technique ensured that the prisoners' neck was broken instantly at the end of the drop, resulting in the prisoner dying of asphyx...

St Mary's Church, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Horncastle (approx. 18 miles away)

This Anglican parish church, seating approximately 700 people, is mostly built of green Spilsby sandstone. Parts of the Church date from the early 13th century.

Manor House, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Manor House, Horncastle (approx. 18 miles away)

Horncastle is a market town in the East Lindsey district of the county.The Manor House, a Grade II listed Georgian town residence, was built during the 18th century, fashioned in red brick with some limestone rubble and ashlar to the rear, a plain tiled roof with stone coped gables and stacks.It sta...

Horncastle Tourist Information Centre, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Tourist Information Centre, Horncastle (approx. 18 miles away)

Lincolnshire's Tourist information centres are a useful resource for planning your trip to the county. The staff are brimming with local knowledge and ideas on how to get the most out of your visit.

Type 22 World War 2 Pillbox, Frieston, Lincolnshire

Type 22 World War 2 Pillbox, Frieston (approx. 18 miles away)

During the Second World War, defences were constructed around Freiston Shore as part of the anti-invasion defences when Britain stood alone against Germany. A number of pillboxes, gun emplacements and coastal lights were constructed and the remains of these fortifications can be seen and explored...

The Greenwich Meridian, Louth, Lincolnshire

The Greenwich Meridian, Louth (approx. 18 miles away)

During the late 19th century a standardized zero degrees longitude was agreed and became known as the Greenwich Meridian. It is the world’s Prime Meridian for measuring longitude and travels north to south across the globe. Interestingly, the line passes through Cordeaux High School, on...

River Bain, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

River Bain, Horncastle (approx. 18 miles away)

The River Bain is a river and a tributary of the River Witham. It rises at Ludford, in the Wolds, and flows through or past the villages of Burgh on Bain, Biscathorpe, Donington on Bain, Goulceby with Asterby and Hemingby before reaching the town of Horncastle where it is joined by the River Wari...

Scamblesby Church, Scamblesby, Lincolnshire

Scamblesby Church, Scamblesby (approx. 18 miles away)

In the sleepy and quiet village of Scamblesby the Anglican parish church of Saint Martin stands on the brow of a wooded hill. It was partially rebuilt in the late 19th century and seats around 100. It hosts regular services and events from the local primary school. The village is a civil paris...

Orme Almshouses, Louth, Lincolnshire

Orme Almshouses, Louth (approx. 18 miles away)

It was in 1885 that James Fowler built the Orme's almshouses on Eastgate. The buildings are Jacobean in style with ornamental gardens and are set back from the street. Revd Frederick Orme housed ten poor men there and today, through charity, this work has continued. Please note the properti...

Cadwell Park, Louth, Lincolnshire

Cadwell Park, Louth (approx. 18 miles away)

Fondly nicknamed the 'mini Nurburgring', Cadwell Park is held closely in the hearts of many motorsport fans. Located 10 miles north of Horncastle and five miles south of Louth, the Lincolnshire circuit is especially popular with bikers nationwide.Cadwell Park's twisty and undulating nature, winding...

Brook House Farm Riding School, Louth, Lincolnshire

Brook House Farm Riding School, Louth (approx. 18 miles away)

Brook House Farm is a British Horses Society (BHS) approved riding school and livery yard, and an official Pony Club centre.Our B.H.S.A.I qualified instructors supervise all riding activities and liveries, and we are insured for all riders aged 4 and over.We offer lessons, hacks and full, part or wo...

RSPB Freiston Shore, Thurlby, Lincolnshire

RSPB Freiston Shore, Thurlby (approx. 18 miles away)

At Freiston Shore you can get excellent views of waterbirds on the salt water lagoon, especially at high tide when wading birds roost, sometimes in their thousands. Summer is a good time to see nesting wading birds, including avocets and ringed plovers. In winter, brent geese congregate along wit...

Boston Golf Club, Boston, Lincolnshire

Boston Golf Club, Boston (approx. 18 miles away)

The Boston Golf Club provides a parkland oasis amongst the fertile Lincolnshire Fens. Water comes into play at a number of holes and the 18 hole course provides a challenge to both the beginner and more experienced golfer alike.

Louth Farmers' Markets, Louth, Lincolnshire

Louth Farmers' Markets, Louth (approx. 18 miles away)

The Farmers' Markets takes place at Louth and Horncastle monthly throughout the year. They occur on the 4th Wednesday of each month at Louth and the 2nd Thursday of each month at Horncastle. Customers are able to buy direct from local farmers, producers and craftsmen. Products have been produc...