Lincolnshire's market towns and villages


Picturesque locations, quaint market towns and charming coastal and cliff villages. Lincolnshire's local towns and villages offer a diverse array settings and experiences. Find something for everyone from the avid foodie through to the keen outdoor adventurer, Lincolnshire offers the best of both worlds.


Visit Alford, the beautiful market town right at the foot of the Wolds. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere beautiful scenery and buildings.

Anderby Creek

Anderby Creek is 4 kilometres North from Chapel St. Leonards, is this beautiful long stretch of sandy unspoilt beach framed by sand dunes.


Discover Boston and its diverse and exciting attractions, visit iconic historic buildings, wildlife parks and more.


The delightful market town of Bourne sits on the eastern side of the South Kesteven district, bordering the Fens.


Situated at the northern edge of the Wolds, the town of Caistor is popular with walkers with the Viking Way running through the town.


Cleethorpes is a picturesque seaside town on the estuary of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire. Full of family friendly activities.


Visit one of Lincolnshire’s larger market towns, located in West Lindsey. Home to one of the UK’s best-preserved manor houses, Gainsborough Old Hall.


The scenic market town of Grantham is a fantastic starting point when discovering the area of South Kesteven.


The historic Town of Grimsby has a rich fishing heritage, high street stores, two fresh produce markets and plenty of places to eat and drink.


Visit the quintessentially British market town of Horncastle situated close to the Lincolnshire Wolds.


The historic City of Lincoln is lined with cobbled streets and historic architecture. Find things to do for the whole family and plenty of places for local food and drink.


Visit Louth's weekly food markets and sample some of Lincolnshire’s finest produce.


Mablethorpe is a popular, traditional seaside resort on the Lincolnshire Coast. Enjoy award-winning sandy beaches and fun for all the family.

Market Deeping

The Deepings is the collective name given to a delightful group of historic villages in South Kesteven comprising Market Deeping, Deeping St James, Deeping Gate, West Deeping and Deeping St Nicholas.

Market Rasen

Discover Market Rasen, a beautiful market town centred around its cobbled market place on the west edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds.


Skegness is an award-winning, vibrant, family-friendly seaside resort with golden sands, traditional seaside attractions and activities


Sleaford is a scenic and poplar market town located in the heart of Lincolnshire on the River Slea and Sleaford Canal. It is surrounded by flat fenland countryside.


Spalding is the largest market town in the district of South Holland, situated on the wide, river Welland and is bright with tulips in spring.


Filled with history and charm, the small, quaint and peaceful market town of Spilsby the perfect place for visitors.


Stamford is a bustling, prosperous market town and has a wide range of shops, hostelries and attractions.

Sutton On Sea

Sutton On Sea is a small coastal village with an excellent well-kept, golden sandy beach, the perfect traditional seaside destination.


Tealby is a picturesque classic, picture-postcard English village in Lincolnshire, nestled on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds.

Woodhall Spa

Woodhall Spa is a thriving village situated in the middle of rural Lincolnshire. 

The South of the county puts Lincolnshire on the map for rich heriatge with its magnificent historic houses including Belton House, Burghley House and Belvoir Castle. It is also home to wonderful gardens and parks, fascinating churches, leisurely walks and scenic cycle rides.

Make a shopping trip to Stamford and explore the beautiful honey-coloured houses, cobbled roads and beautiful High Street. Explore the other market towns in the area for unique and specialist retail, quality boutique hotels, guest houses and charming independent eateries.

The idyllic rolling hills and unspoilt countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Natural Beauty are a must when visiting Lincolnshire for the picturesque scenery, exquisite wildlife and fresh air. For more quaint and charming market towns in the county look no further than the Wolds, be sure to visit the villages and market towns of Alford, Tealby, Caistor, Louth and Horncastle - just to name a few. Each offer their own unique personality and why not sample some of Lincolnshire's famous food highlights including Lincolnshire Sausage, Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese and Lincolnshire Plum Bread.

Further into the county explore the vibrant City of Lincoln, home of the 1,000 year old castle, cathedral and Magna Carta. Brimming with heritage and culture that spreads into the surrounding areas. The Heart of Lincolnshire offers endless countryside and more historic gems to explore such as Doddington Hall, Tattershall Castle and aviation heritage sites including: Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum and the International Bomber Command Centre with more to be found throughout the North Kesteven Airfield Trail.

North Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire's Coast present more unspolit nature and landscapes. These areas are home to most of Lincolnshire's reserves and observatories making these areas the perfect destinations for wildlife enthusiasts and lovers of thre great outdoors. Enjoy golden sands, breathtaking scenery along cycle routes and walking trails including routes along The Wash.

Events Guide

market dates in Lincolnshire

Find out when the next markets and fairs in Lincolnshire are taking place with our upcoming events calendar.