The local area 2018-09-18T15:32:46+00:00

The local area

Grange Farm Park is on a 15 acre site and within easy walking distance of the village shop, local pubs, fishing lakes and 9-hole golf course so you won’t be stuck for things to do. Should you decide not to venture far the sandy beaches of Mablethorpe and Sutton-on-Sea are only 3-4 miles away, or should you wish for more adventure such as a day at Skegness Butlins or Fantasy Island, then a 30 minute car ride is all it takes. As does a visit to the antique centres at Horncastle, Cadwell Park racing circuit and the Manby Motorplex. Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre – home of ‘Just Jane’ Lancaster is also a half hour car ride away.


Mablethorpe offers all that is fun and enjoyable about a holiday by the seaside. The complete Mablethorpe seafront has been designed with the visitor in mind. Easy access is provided to the award winning sandy beach. The beach at Mablethorpe stretches for miles and is a giant playground for the children and adults alike, creating the perfect seaside holiday settings. Mablethorpe beach wouldn’t be complete without donkeys. Donkey rides are available during the summer months to keep children amused. From the North Beach of Mablethorpe, the popular sand train provides a regular service for visitors who prefer to take in the sea air whilst watching the scenery fly past. Mablethorpe has a wealth of things for any holiday maker; from Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary and Nature Centre to the Dunes Family Entertainment Centre and Funfair. Mablethorpe Holidays has everything on offer that you would expect from any top holiday destination in the UK.
Beach Chalet Hire – There are 100 Council owned chalets available for hire during the summer season at Mablethorpe Central Promenade, Mablethorpe Queens Park, and Sutton on Sea. Further information on Council owned beach chalets available from: Sutton on Sea Chalet Office – telephone 01507 443765


A quiet holiday resort with a lovely beach and a friendly village atmosphere. The coastline here is wonderful, not only in the summer months, but out of season when dog-walkers can enjoy a free run of the sandy shore. There are super attractions for visitors to enjoy as well as the charming seafront gardens. The busy seaside resorts of Mablethorpe and Skegness have a fantastic selection of attractions suitable for the whole family as well as the Skegness Embassy Theatre playing host to famous artists all year long. Beautiful floral displays, fountains and waterfalls all located near their beaches, main seafront parade and general shopping area. Nearby to Sutton on Sea is situated the Saltfleetby to Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve, and close to Skegness is Gibraltar Point. Here visitors can spend a few hours watching nature at its very best!


This attractive and busy market town, with its thatched pubs and cottages, lies at the foot of the Wolds surrounded by beautiful countryside. Craft Markets and Folk Festivals are held regularly throughout the year, and here you can enjoy a range of traditional crafts and street entertainment. Enjoy a visit to the 16th century Manor House Museum and discover the history of the town. To the east of Alford stands the stunning five-sailed windmill which is in full working order and open to the public most of the year.

Market Days: Tuesday and Friday
Farmers’ Market: Fourth Wednesday of each month


Caistor is a pretty Georgian/Victorian market town at edge of Lincolnshire Wolds and on the Viking Way.
Market Days: Saturday


Horncastle is a quaint market town in the Lincolnshire Wolds famous for its many antique shops, a haven for antique lovers and bargain hunters.
Market Days: Thursday & Saturday
Farmers’ Market: Second Thursday of each month


Market Days: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Farmers’ Market: Fourth Wednesday of each month


Situated to the west of the Wolds and surrounded by woodlands, Market Rasen is a quiet market town famous for having the only racecourse in Lincolnshire.
Market Days: Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays