Today’s expedition south from our northern base is to Lincolnshire in the East Midlands. To be technically precise Burghley House is in Cambridgeshire, but it is so close to the ancient town of Stamford just across the county boundary that it is usually considered to be in Lincolnshire, and that is its postal address. Burghley [...]
Lincolnshire on the Around-England Blog
Lincolnshire is a large county, second in area of the English ceremonial counties (North Yorkshire being larger by quite a margin and Cumbria just a little smaller). Unlike the other two, however it does not have mountains or moorland. Much is flat fenland, but too often forgotten are the lovely landscapes of the Lincolnshire Wolds – and of course Lincoln itself is a fascinating ancient city, there are pleasant coastal villages, and in the south there’s Boston and the beautiful old town of Stamford.
At the time of writing (January 2012) we do not yet have a great deal on Lincolnshire but hope to correct that over the coming months. Here are the items so far on the Around-England blog.