The Bull & Swan at Burghley
“Welcoming historic inn with great gastro menus” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
The Bull and Swan is an old stone inn once used as a staging post for coaches on the Great North Road, but nowadays it’s an informal dining pub. Inside, are original beams, stone walls, rugs on dark wood floors and caramel-coloured leather dining chairs. Regional produce is the backbone, along with home-grown vegetables where possible.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 40
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 3
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 15
- Wines over £30: 6
- Wines by the glass: 8
- Cuisine style: Traditional British
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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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