historic market town with lots of diverse family-friendly attractions

From the historic Guildhall to the beautiful nature reserves at Frampton Marsh and Freiston Shore, there is plenty to see and do in Boston. The market town has a rich heritage and is known to many people as the home of the Pilgrim Fathers, who sailed from The Haven in 1620 and settled in what is now Boston, Massachusetts. With its historic buildings and dramatic coastline, this east Lincolnshire market town has plenty of things to do making it a great choice for a getaway and is ideally located just a short drive from Skegness and equidistant from Lincolnhsire's Southern Countryside, Lincolnshire Wolds and LincolnThere are a wealth of family-friendly attractions and activities in the town from wildlife parks to historic buildings. St Botolph's Church or 'The Stump' is widely thought of as the town's most notable landmark, being the largest church in England and visible from miles around.

Boston Guildhall

Discover the Guildhall’s rich past and intriguing and complex tales of their connections with Pilgrims and how the town of Boston has had a significant influence on the foundation of the United States of America.

Boston Belle

Enjoy public and private hire sea and river cruses from Boston. Cruise up and down the tranquil waters of the River Witham or experience bracing trips out to sea where you can see the seals. 

St Botolph's Church

Visit St Botolph's Church, widely known as Boston Stump and is famous for being the largest parish church in the whole of England.

RSPB Frampton Marsh Nature Reserve

Discover Frampton Marsh, one of Europe’s most important locations for for freshwater wildlife. Spot Avocets, Redshanks, Skylarks and Whimbrels in the summer and thousands of duck species in the winter months. 

walk on the wild side

Experience wild encounters in Boston, home to some of the county's most popular wildlife parks. Meet some amazing and rare creatures from all over the world.

Boston West Golf Course

Golf at Boston West

immaculate 9-hole golf course

Play golf at Boston West, an amazing sports venue with an immaculately manicured golf course and state-of-the-art driving range, ideal for beginners and those wanting to practice their skills. Discover excellent hospitality and facilities catering for all golfer abilities. 


tourist information

You can find tourist information points located inside Boston Guildhall and St Botolph's Church. Staff are on hand with useful information and guidance.

Boston Guildhall
Tattershall Castle


Tattershall Castle

Explore Tattershall Castle, the spectacular National Trust property approximately 30 minutes from Boston by car.

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