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Roman Remains, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Roman Remains, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

During the 4th century, the occupying Roman army built a fort at Horncastle but the town was not on any important roads, suggesting that the River Bain was the principal route of access. Roman Horncastle has become known as Banovallum (i.e. "Wall on the River Bain") – this name has been adopted...

21 Mile Poacher Country Cycle Route, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

21 Mile Poacher Country Cycle Route, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

For something easier on the legs, there is no shortage of circular day rides to be found in Lincolnshire. Horncastle is a market town in the East Lindsey district of the county, set within valleys and winding streams, sweeping beautiful countryside. Please visit the link below for content that...

Horncastle Library, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Library, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

Horncastle Library is one of many splendid lending libraries within the county and is brimming with well stocked bookshelves covering a wide selection of genres. Organised, spacious and wheelchair friendly there is comfortable seating and helpful staff on hand with any questions or inquiries you...

Town Clock, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Town Clock, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

Installed in 1889.

Edward Stanhope Memorial, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Edward Stanhope Memorial, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

Edward Stanhope MP was born in London in 1840 but became a respected benefactor to Horncastle and its people. So much so that, when he died in 1893, a memorial was erected in the Market Place, leaving residents with a permanent reminder of his generosity.Today, the Stanhope Memorial, by E. H. Lingen...

Horncastle Market, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Market, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

There is a small market is on Thursdays and Saturdays and the high street shops still adopt half day closing on Wednesdays.

William Marwood, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

William Marwood, Horncastle (approx. 16 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. 16 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.

The Horncastle Canal, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

The Horncastle Canal, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

The Horncastle Canal was a broad canal which ran 11 miles from the River Witham to Horncastle. It passed through twelve locks and largely followed the course of the River Bain. Opening in 1802 it was abandoned for navigation in 1889.

Manor House, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Manor House, Horncastle (approx. 16 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...

Phone Box Book Exchange, Kirkby on Bain, Lincolnshire

Phone Box Book Exchange, Kirkby on Bain (approx. 16 miles away)

The iconic red phone box has seen a resurgence and never more so than in the village of Kirkby on Bain. Lovingly refurbished by a hard-working community, it has been converted into a free book exchange. Drop off those titles cluttering up the bookshelf at home and uncover new ones you might have...

Cheeky Monkeys Play Area, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Cheeky Monkeys Play Area, Mablethorpe (approx. 16 miles away)

Cheeky Monkeys indoor soft play is located within The Empire amusements.  The area is designed for toddlers through to young teenagers. With ball pools, slides, rope bridges, shapes and maze, there is so much to do, your children will be exhausted and get a great nights sleep! There is a...

Horncastle Tourist Information Centre, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Tourist Information Centre, Horncastle (approx. 16 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.

Horncastle Bridge, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Bridge, Horncastle (approx. 16 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

Elmhirst Lakes fishery, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Elmhirst Lakes fishery, Horncastle (approx. 16 miles away)

Fishing is for holiday makers and caravan owners only. No day tickets allowed. Elmhirst Lakes is a very beautiful and peaceful holiday retreat, ideal for people seeking a relaxing break yet within an easy walk to the small town with its local inns & cafes offering go...