Market Rasen

picturesque market town on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds

Market Rasen is a beautiful market town centered around its cobbled market place on the west edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The town is popular with walkers and there are great routes and trails just five minutes stroll from the town centre. You can also head out to Willingham Woods where there are numerous trails and paths for all ages and abilities.

The town is also famous for being home to the county's only racecourse which runs an annual programme of racing fixtures as well as functioning as a popular concert venue. Wild Pines Park also offers a great day out for all ages. Voted top 5 in the UK, it is one of the largest high ropes courses in the UK!


Market Rasen Racecourse

A family friendly racecourse staging over 20 jump racing fixtures each year. It attracts one of its largest attendances of the year at its traditional Boxing Day meeting, which is part and parcel of the Christmas festivities for thousands of people in Lincolnshire.

Food & Drink

The Advocate Arms

The Advocate Arms serve fine produce at great prices. During the day they serve everything from sandwiches and omelettes to hearty main meals in a relaxed setting. In the evening, they transform into a fine dining restaurant, boasting a fresh seasonal menu.

The Advocate Arms

things to do

Market Rasen Heritage Tour

Lovers of Lincolnshire history can discover a wealth of stories with the town’s award-winning heritage tour.

Market Rasen still retains much of the character of its nineteenth century heyday, and the town has stories dating back to pre-Roman times. This interactive tour allows you to explore the area and delve into some of the fascinating stories behind the buildings and locations you see today.

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