With a wide variety of other attractions, towns and our closest city having lots to offer, here is a little information on some of our favourites.
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Moggs Eye - Huttoft
Moggs Eye, also known as Huttoft Beach is a quiet, rural beach backed by grassy sand dunes. The wide strip of golden sand which slopes gently into the sea is a great destination for beachgoers. As well as being plenty of room for beach games the beach is used by swimmers, surfers, sea anglers and bird watchers.
Flooded clay pits with extensive beds of reed and sea club-rush, with great reedmace, fennel pondweed, wild celery, sea arrowgrass and water-crowfoot. There are also colonies of common spotted-orchid. Snipe are frequent visitors in winter, when bittern and bearded tit are occasional visitors. Many rare migrants have also been seen.
Despite its name, The Pinewoods is a beautiful broadleaf woodland which lies at the heart of the Edwardian resort village of Woodhall Spa, once the wartime home of the RAF’s ‘Dam Busters’ squadron. It’s brimming with wildlife and is probably the only wood where you can enjoy a retro movie experience at the on-site historic cinema.
The antique centre of Lincolnshire voted best antique town for several years and close proximity to Swindeby and Newark the biggest antique fair in Europe. The town offers by far the largest concentration fo antique shops and dealers in Lincolnshire. Go grab a bargain!
A lovely little town holdings market days on Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays. There are lots of little unusual shops and some nice places to eat. Including the tapas bar and the Grey house puplic house. Hubbards hills is beautiful with a stream running through the park. A lovely place to take children as they can go paddling and take fishing nets. The dogs love it here too, as there are plenty of lovely walks.
For a look at the Castle and Cathedral where the Divinci code was filmed. Make your way up Lincoln's famous 'steep hill', where boutique shops and cafes will tempt you from the cobbled streets.
East Kirkby Aviation Centre
Widely seen as a living memorial to 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives during WW2. It holds one of the rarest aircrafts, an Avro lancaster Bomber, in its collection along with many wartime vehicles including a Ford WOT1 Crew Bus, te only one of its kind known in existence. The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage centre is the only airfield museum in the country recreated to its original design sited on an original WW2 airfield. Here you get the atmosphere of what it would have been like at the airfield during WW2. The Avo Lancaster Bomber NX611 Just Jane, which frequently performs four engined taxi runs ( the only place in the world you can see this performed on an original airfield). These are unique to the museum and the only place in Europe this is possible. It it now even possible to pay to ride in the plane during a taxi run. Please enquire for details: 01790 763207
Donna Nook Beach
To see the seals (A must visit in the Autumn onwards). The total number of seals born here in 2009 was 1371, that should give you an idea of how big the thriving colony of grey seals is! The seals here are very very close to the shore line- and so are extremely easy to photograph with and ordinary camera. The seals attract over 40,000 visitors from October to December every year.
Is a beautiful inland resort with and Edwardian character, set amidst magnificent pine woods. Regarded as one of Lincolnshire's most attractive village, Woodhall Spa is famous for its peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. The village has a variety of of attractions including two top gold courses, the unique kinema in the woods, cottage museum, jubilee park outdoor heated swimming pool and several aviation heritage site associated with 617 squadron (the dambusters). There is also a lovely little deli and coffee shop, where you can get yourself some yummy treats to make the perfect picnic.