Lincolnshire holidays

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Gourmet haddock and lilac skies: a car-free break in Grimsby and Cleethorpes
Forget its tacky reputation, this Lincolnshire seaside conurbation is enjoying a renaissance based on its miles of golden sands

Phoebe Taplin

19, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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My return to the Fens and their coast – a land of brooding intensity
Revisiting his childhood haunts of Skegness and Mablethorpe, our writer finds the epic landscape surrounding them a good place to be alone yet still connected

Roger Hill

24, Jun, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Sun, sea and perfect crowd-free sands on the Lincolnshire coast
This flat edge of England offers beaches, big skies, windswept walks and towns steeped in history

Laura Cumming

13, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Walk back in time: four historic hikes in England’s woodlands
Walking in the footsteps of Oliver Cromwell and James Herriot, and taking in ancient forests, high moors and spectacular timeless views

Amy-Jane Beer, Guy Shrubsole, Will Cohu and Adam McCulloch

11, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Observer picture archive: Butlin's holiday camp, Skegness, 5 June 1983
Photographer Barry Lewis travelled to the pleasure palace on the east coast of England, to document Brits having fun.

selected by Greg Whitmore, Observer picture editor

03, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Seals the deal: a winter wander on the Lincolnshire coast
In winter, visitors can get close to hundreds of mating and pupping seals on the coast between Grimsby and Skegness, while sandy shores offer bracing walks and some of the UK’s finest seafood

Liz Boulter

28, Dec, 2017 @10:00 AM

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The Masons Arms, Louth, Lincolnshire: hotel review
This 18th-century pub, in one of Britain’s favourite market towns, has been spruced up – all modern angles and bold statements. But a few rough edges remain

Liz Boulter

10, Nov, 2017 @10:00 AM

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First steps on the stone road to Banbury
Country diary: Stamford, Lincolnshire Discovering that the Jurassic Way not only glanced my door but set off from it, I decided to walk it piecemeal

Simon Ingram

24, Apr, 2017 @4:30 AM

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The Elm Tree, Spilsby, Lincolnshire: hotel review
A new five-star B&B on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds offers bags of comfort and a chance to explore one of the country’s underappreciated rural areas

Tony Naylor

10, Dec, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Off to Cleethorpes, for sea, sand and style
Like many British seaside towns, the Lincolnshire resort is witnessing a revival, swapping its kiss-me-quick image for stylish bars and boutiques

Davey Brett

28, May, 2016 @8:00 AM

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The Bull & Swan, Stamford, Lincolnshire: hotel review
Set in a town oozing 16th-century charm, this historic pub offers rooms with wow factor – but the food could do with a bit of an upgrade

Tony Naylor

15, May, 2016 @9:00 AM

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The New Inn, Great Limber, Lincolnshire: hotel review
Our reviewer puts aside his political prejudices and laps up the Downton Abbey-dreamscape, top food and idyllic setting of this swanky country pub on a posh estate

Tony Naylor

09, Apr, 2016 @10:00 AM

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