A farmhouse, outbuildings and grounds show the way of life on a Lincolnshire farm at the end of the 19th century, with farm implements, 1892 Richard Hornsby traction engine and machinery plus household equipment on display. Exhibitions are held in the barn and there is a restored timber-framed mud and stud cottage on site. Telephone for details of special events held throughout the season.
Experience 19th century life on a Lincolnshire farm
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking onsite
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchair available, video displaying upstairs areas, disability lift to function room
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Tue-Sun 10-4 (except for maintenance wks please check website)
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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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