attractive market town often described as the ‘gateway to the Lincolnshire Wolds'

Horncastle is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The market town is steeped in history, Horncastle dates back to Roman times and in the Domesday Book of 1086 it is claimed to be owned by King William. Enjoy a stroll around Horncastle's quaint, cobbled streets, spot thatched houses and 18th and 19th century architecture.

Horncastle is also a hotspot for antiques and artisan shops as well as galleries, award winning coffee houses, restaurants and cosy traditional pubs. Horncastle hosts weekly markets on Thursdays and Saturdays and monthly Farmers Markets, held on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Find something for everyone.

aviation heritage

Horncastle is a great destination for aviation enthusiasts with some of Lincolnshire's best aviation attractions nearby.

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre


Massingburd Mundy

Try Massingberd Mundy Gin for hand-crafted spirits in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Over 300 gin lovers rate the small batch gin as excellent. if you’re buying as a gift, you can customise the packaging with a dedicated giting message. With free contactless delivery, including courier tracking and email notifications, Massingberd Mundy Gin will delivery direct to your door.

more about the Wolds

Discover more information about things to do, food and drink and places to stay in the area.

Lincolnshire Wolds