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Lincolnshire has a wealth on offer to everyone...
Lincolnshire is a large county with lots to offer including rural areas and a long North Sea coastline on its eastern side. From the rolling wolds to the open fens, homeowners enjoy pretty countryside and a host of other benefits included in our top 10 reasons to move to Lincolnshire!
Property prices are lower than many areas of the country so you can make your budget go further; a larger property, more rooms, more space and land. Especially handy if you’re looking for a property suitable for home working or space for a growing family.
Move to Lincolnshire and you have many vibrant market towns to chose from. Horncastle, Alford, and Louth in the Lincolnshire Wolds, and Bourne, Stamford and The Deepings in the south. There are numerous market towns and attractions; farmers markets, various fairs and of course, the famous Lincoln Christmas Market, attracting thousands of visitors every year.
What about Lincoln?
The historic city of Lincoln has plenty to offer including the University and thriving student scene, the stunning Cathedral and Lincoln Castle, a fantastic retail experience including Steep Hill full of lovely cafes, pubs and independent retailers. For arts and theatre lovers, there are numerous art galleries, and the New Theatre Royal with fantastic music, comedy and dance.
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Lincolnshire is one of the UK’s prime agricultural regions with its rich silt soils and advanced farming operations producing much of the country’s vegetable and cereal crops, including wheat and barley, potatoes, tomatoes, cauliflowers, onions, carrots, and even pumpkins! Fish landed on the North Sea coastline is enjoyed locally and across the country. If you want to visit the world’s largest fish and chip shop then head to Cleethorpes Pier.
The Lincolnshire sausage warrants its own mention on the hot list. The addition of sage to the ingredients created one of the most popular sausages with the earliest recorded recipe dating back to 1886. Sold by traditional butchers across the county and featuring on many a pub and café menu, a perfect accompaniment to any meal from breakfast to dinner.
Lincolnshire is home to a huge variety of wildlife that can be enjoyed from your doorstep. From Barn owls hunting across the wide-open fields in early evening, to deer in the parklands. Head to the Donna Nook National Nature Reserve during the winter months and watch the grey seals rear their young on the sand dunes.
Site of Special Scientific Interest
With over 60,000 hectares, the wetlands of the Wash is a haven for native and migrating water birds including oyster catchers, merlins, and geese with hundreds of thousands of birds feeding on the wetlands and mud flats every year.
While many know Lincoln, in particular for the Cathedral and Lincoln Castle, the county is home for the infamous 617 squadron of Bomber Command, responsible for the legendary Dambusters raid during WWII. The International Bomber Command Centre is a world-class facility acknowledging the efforts, sacrifices and commitment of the men and women, from 62 different nations, who came together in Bomber Command during WWII.
And let’s not forget to include RAF Waddington near Lincoln, home of the world-famous aerobatic team the Red Arrows. They can often be seen practicing in the skies above their former base, just 10 miles away at RAF Scampton.
With over 50 affiliated golf courses in the county, including championship course Woodhall Spa, and several courses along the coast, golfers are well catered for in Lincolnshire with a huge range of challenging courses to play across the county.
Whether it’s a leisurely cycle to the pub or the next personal best on Strava, there’s plenty for every cyclist from the rolling hills in the Wolds to the flat fenlands in the south of the county. Quiet roads and lanes navigate their way around the county including many routes to the beautiful coastlines to the east.