Things To Do near Winceby

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Edward Stanhope Memorial, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Edward Stanhope Memorial, Horncastle (approx. 4 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. 4 miles away)

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

The Horncastle Canal, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

The Horncastle Canal, Horncastle (approx. 4 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.

William Marwood, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

William Marwood, Horncastle (approx. 4 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...

Elmhirst Lakes fishery, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Elmhirst Lakes fishery, Horncastle (approx. 4 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...

St Mary's Church, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Horncastle (approx. 4 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. 4 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 Bridge, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Bridge, Horncastle (approx. 4 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

Horncastle Tourist Information Centre, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Horncastle Tourist Information Centre, Horncastle (approx. 4 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.

St Andrew's Church, Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Sausthorpe (approx. 4 miles away)

Dedicated to St Andrew and a Grade II listed building, the parish church of Sausthorpe was designed by Charles Kirk and built in the early-mid 19th century.Its construction was sponsored by Rev. Francis A. Swan, Lord of the Manor and parish rector, and it was on the site of an earlier medieval struc...

River Bain, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

River Bain, Horncastle (approx. 4 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...

Tetford Country Cottages & Fishing Lakes, Tetford, Lincolnshire

Tetford Country Cottages & Fishing Lakes, Tetford (approx. 4 miles away)

Self catering holiday accommodation with a private coarse fishery. Magnificent surroundings in the Lincolnshire Wolds and with easy access to Horncastle, Louth and Spilsby.   There are two fishing lakes on your doorstop with the nearest cottage a mere 10 meters from the lake.

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby (approx. 4 miles away)

Family run museum which allows visitors to experience a WWII bomber airfield in living memorial to over 50,000 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives in the war.It's also the only place in the country to see a Lancaster Bomber on an original wartime airfield, and taxi in it (pre book only).

St Helen's Church, West Keal, Lincolnshire

St Helen's Church, West Keal (approx. 4 miles away)

The church was built of green sandstone and brick on a rise above the village in 1623. Part of the church was rebuilt in 1866 and after the church tower fell in September 1881, it was rebuilt in c1844.

St Mary's Church, Tetford, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Tetford (approx. 4 miles away)

Situated on the corner of Church Lane and East Road. This 14th Century church replaced an earlier church on the site. You'll see a Tower with battlements, crocketed finials and grotesque gargoyles.