Local Attractions

Escape to our beautiful region. Explore Louth and the Lincolnshire Wolds

Louth is the charming capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds – a perfect small market town with elegant Georgian streets, bustling boutique shops, famous medieval church, museum, art deco cinema and many places of interest. But it’s not just the town that’s a hidden gem as there are many other places to visit such as the Lincolnshire wolds (designated as ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’), the coastline, the famous Market Rasen horse races or to an entirely different type of racing at the Cadwell Park motor circuit. Other towns, to name just a few, include Alford, Horncastle, and Spilsby all rich in history and are full of cosy pubs, historic buildings, weekly markets and local shops.


Louth is on the eastern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, a region recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The scenic countryside of The Wolds covers 350 sq m and is sprinkled with charming villages and market towns. You may enjoy making a visit to Louth’s Museum climbing St James Church spire, the tallest in England, stand on the Greenwich Meridian, shop for curious antiques at the Maltings, relax in Hubbard Hills or enjoy some entertainment at the art deco cinema, playgoers theatre or frequent concerts in St James’ Church. 

Walking &  Cycling

Lincolnshire is a walker’s paradise, with unspoilt landscape, gently undulating hills and a winding, scenic coastline. There are all sorts of routes for all sorts of walkers, from the 147-mile Viking Way to short country strolls, or the beautifully crafted Lincolnshire Navigation Walks. So, whether you like to march, hike, saunter or meander you’ll find something for you.


Whatever you want from a British beach, Lincolnshire’s got it. At Anderby Creek you’ll find quiet, unspoilt sand framed by sand dunes. At Cleethorpes, Skegness or Mablethorpe you can enjoy the bustle of arcades, buckets & spades, Fish and chips on the sea front. At Sutton on sea & Sandilands you’ll find a more subdued approach, While at Gibraltar Point you can see the wildlife as you explore the area’s sand dunes, saltmarshes, ponds and lagoons. At Donna Nook in the breading season you can see the famous seal colony.