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Click the map for tourism ideas The Lincolnshire countryside comprises flatland that includes the fertile, drained marshland of the Fens to the south-east and, to the north, the hills of Lincoln Wolds. While fishing is important along the coast, agriculture dominates the economy inland. The county is the bulb-growing centre of England. The area was occupied by the Romans, who began work on the draining of the Fens and founded the garrison town of Lindum on a hill-top site beside the River Witham. The city of modern-day Lincoln is visible for miles around and the triple towers of its 900- year-old cathedral dominate the skyline, as do windmills in many parts of Lincolnshire.
Angel & Royal Hotel


High Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6PN. Tel: 01476 565816
Blue Bell
Main Street, Belchford, Lincolnshire LN9 6LQ. Tel: 01507 533602
Excellently well kept beer and an amazing collection of old farm implements can be found in a pub with superb hospitality
Bull & Swan
High Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2LJ. Tel: 01780 763558
Distinctive red-tiled pub which has remained an integral part of village life for the past 250 years - Pretty courtyard garden.
George Hotel

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71 St. Martins, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2LB. Tel: 01780 750750
Superb example of an Old English Coaching Inn. Probably dating back to the 11th Century and on the old route between London and York and just 5 miles from Rutland Water. Traditional ales served along with exceptional food. The George features in many guides, but there is good reason, although many establishments claim to have a long history, the George seeps it from every pore. There is a room for those waiting for the stagecoaches to either York or London along with many other rooms on different levels. If you are visiting or passing through Stamford - you should pay a visit to the George.
Great Northern
23 Station Street, Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 8RL. Tel: 01205 362357
Victorian premises, first licenced in 1839. The building was once the property of The Great Northern Railway and had accommodation for railway employees. There is a good selection of ales, old railway photographs and railway memorabilia.
Saracens Head
High Street, Hogsthorpe, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE24 5PP. Tel: 01754 872217
17th Century coaching inn with a real homely interior. Original low beams, pew seats and cask conditioned ales make the Saracens Head a haven of tranquillity just 4 miles North of Skegness and only 1 mile from the Lincolnshire coast.