Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Horncastle, Louth, Lincolnshire, England
With a tranquil park and a number of historical buildings to recommend it, Horncastle could be a great destination for a self-catering break. This Lincolnshire market town is on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds and Fens. It’s a town that has preserved its history well and visitors appreciate its unspoilt nature and old buildings, which include a pub with a thatched roof. Parts of the old Roman walls remain and form part of the town library. St. Mary’s Church is partly 12th century, containing relics from the Battle of Winceby, fought during the Civil War. An outdoor market sets up every Thursday and Saturday in the town, and Horncastle attracts antique hunters to its many shops selling antiques and collectables.
Facts about what Horncastle, Louth offers for Cottage Breaks
If you want to spot a wide variety of wildlife whilst on a cottage holiday, the nature reserve at Snipe Dales Country Park is close by. Trails run through acres of beautiful wet valley, scrub and woodland countryside, and there are picnic areas. Keen walkers and cyclists will find tours going out from Horncastle, both linear and circular. Also on the outskirts of town is Horncastle Golf and Country Club which keen golfers are sure to want to visit.
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