The Inn on the Green
“Excellent pub food on the village green” - AA Inspector
An inn for over 180 years, this lovely old limestone building is so close to RAF Scampton that drinkers enjoying a quiet pint in the garden may find themselves suddenly startled by the Red Arrows practicing above. On the corner of a pretty village green, the Grade II listed pub exudes character. Enjoyable, seasonal dishes such as traditional pork haslet with sweet pickled vegetables and grilled plaice fillet, tiger prawn and pea risotto with chilli and lemon sauce are complemented by ales from Grantham, over 30 gins and a dozen whiskies. For those looking for a hearty start to the weekend, the pub serves breakfast on the last Saturday of each month.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Main course from: £8
- Open all year
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About the area
Much of the fenland around the Wash has been drained of its marshes and reclaimed as highly productive farmland. Further north, the coastline, with its sandy beaches, has been developed to accommodate the holiday industry, with caravans, campsites and the usual seaside paraphernalia. The main resorts are Skegness, Mablethorpe, Cleethorpes and Ingoldmells. Inland, the chalky margin of the Lincolnshire Wolds offers an undulating landscape of hills and valleys, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Lincoln, the county town, is dominated by its magnificent cathedral. Most of interest in the city is in the uphill area, Steep Hill, ascending from the River Witham; the Bailgate spanned by the Newport Arch, and the Minster Yard with its medieval and Georgian architecture. Boston, on the banks of Witham, was England’s second biggest seaport in the 13th and 14th centuries, when the wool trade was at its height. There are market towns all over the county still holding weekly markets, including Barton-upon-Humber, Boston, Bourne, Brigg, Crowland, Gainsborough, Grantham, Great Grimsby, Holbeach, Horncastle, Long Sutton, Louth, Market Rasen, Scunthorpe, Sleaford, Spalding (the centre of the flower industry), and the elegant Edwardian spa resort of Woodhall Spa.
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