East Lindsey

Properties and events in East Lindsey

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Awesome Water.

Cleethorpes Town Hall, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 8LN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Our exhibition explores the essential, the imaginative and the fun ways that water is utilised at the seaside. Come and dip in!

Connecting Lincolnshire and beyond - Sir Joseph Banks

Horncastle Community Centre, Manor House Road, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 5HF
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a talk on Sir Joseph Banks and discover information that is less known about him and his work!

Connecting with the People of our Past.

St Vedast's church, Church Lane, Tathwell, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9SR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Meet the former inhabitants of Tathwell, once part of the extensive Lincolnshire estates of the Chaplin family whose impressive monuments line the church and whose bodies lie beneath the chancel.

Connections: Lincolnshire’s Ecclesiastical Heritage and Britain’s Military History

St Peter's Church and Stixwould Village Hall, Stixwould, Lincolnshire, LN10 5HP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and learn the story of Major Almonds, his incredible wartime story and the part he played in British military history; a story recently adapted for television via the BBC series SAS Rogue Heroes.

Dogdyke Steam and Diesel Pumping Station.

Tattershall Bridge, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, LN4 4JG
In person
Pre-booking not required

The unique 1856 Bradley and Craven beam engine will be in steam and the 1940, Lincoln built, Ruston and Hornsby diesel pumping engine will be at work. There is also a display of farm equipment, vintage vehicles, and bygones.

From Barton Street to Bypass.

Louth Museum,, 4 Broadbank, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 0EQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Louth developed where the ancient trackway, Barton Street, crossed the River Lud. We look at the layout of the town’s medieval streets and the changes that came with the canal, the railway and the Louth Bypass.

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens

Gunby Hall, Gunby, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5SS
In person
Book on day

A homely country house dated 1700 situated at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The gardens, Orchard gallery, second-hand bookshop and toilets are open. The house is accessed via limited timed timed tickets available on the day.

Horncastle Horse Fair & Heritage

The Wong Day Service, 11 The Wong, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 6EB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and visit The Wong Day Service and get insight into the Horncastle Horse Fair throughout the years.

Horncastle Inns & Cart Connections Guided Walk

Horncastle Library, Wharf Road, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 5HL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join Horncastle History & Heritage Society for a short guided walk exploring the town's historic inns and their role in the carrier's cart network.

Keep Their Stories Alive - A Fascinating Churchyard Memorials Trail - Self Guided.

St Peter & St Paul's Churchyard, Church Lane, Old Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, PE23 4HH
In person
Pre-booking not required

'Keep Their Stories Alive' - A self guided Churchyard Trail identifying and explaining the stories and connections behind some of our most quirky, historic, unusual & most interesting Memorial Stones.

Mablethorpe Town Centre Transformations: Walking Tour

43 High Street, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, LN12 1AX
In person
Pre-booking required

Join Heritage Lincolnshire for a walking tour in Mablethorpe.

Mud & Stud: Look inside this picturesque thatched cottage.

Mill Hill Cottage, Little Steeping, Lincolnshire, PE23 5BL
In person
Pre-booking required

Take a look inside Heritage Lincolnshire's picturesque & rare survival of a vernacular mud & stud cottage.

New Bolingbroke Town Hall

New Bolingbroke Town Hall, The Green, New Bolingbroke, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 7JX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Exhibition of photographs, paper cuttings, baptism, marriages, burial records and censuses of the local area, suplied by New Look back through the 200 years since John Parkinson's vision of building a new town. St. Peter's Church is also open.

One of Teulon's Minor Masterpieces in the Lincolnshire Fens.

St Peter's church, Carrington Road, New Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, PE22 7JU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come visit our interesting church, designed by Teulon, and view a photographic exhibition of local history. A local historian will give a talk on Sunday 8th about Teulon.

Over Wold & Fen - Horncastle's Carrier's Cart Connections

Joseph Banks Centre, Bridge Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 5HZ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and see our display exploring the network of carrier's carts that once connected Horncastle to the villages and rural communities around it in the days before motor transport.

Pathway to Education.

The Magdalen Building, St John Street, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, PE24 4DN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Built in 1484 as a feeder School for Magdalen College. Come and view the extensive refurbishment.

Quincey's Pumping Station

Culvert Road, Near Wainfleet, Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire, PE24 4NJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Land drainage pumping station built in 1938 housing two Ruston 9XHRC Diesel engines driving Gwynnes pumps, each pump capable of moving 100 tons of water per minute. Come and learn about its history.

Skegness Town Centre Transformations: Walking Tour.

Skegness Train Station, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 3PG
In person
Pre-booking required

Join Heritage Lincolnshire for a walking tour in Skegness. Learn about ongoing projects in the Town Centre Transformation project, the history of buildings around town and find out about the Lincolnshire Seaside Trump Cards.

St Andrew's Church captured by Hornby

St Andrew's Church, Stewton, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 8SF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit this gem of a church built over a thousand years ago in this small community, which has sustained worship and witness over the centuries, and today arguably has a greater global impact than ever before with outreach locally and around the world

Tattershall Castle; a site of wealthy connections.

Tattershall Castle, Sleaford Road, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, LN4 4LR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Tattershall Castle, learn about the castle of Ralph Cromwell, 3rd Baron Cromwell, and Lord High Treasurer to Henry VI.