BEST WESTERN Oaklands Hall Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... in the Domesday Book but is even older than that. It’s got lots of old, quaint streets and buildings. It has an impressive parish church, St James, which was built in 1515 and has a 90m high steeple – supposedly the tallest for a parish church (as opposed to a cathedral) in the UK. One of its priests was hanged at Tyburn for starting the Lincolnshire Rebellion in 1536. We met some quirky locals – ...
We left early (8.30) to drive to the beach before the crowds - successful ploy as the roads were reasonably free and the beach empty when we arrived. Natalie & Andy have a favourite beach - Anderby Creek which has no development and is uncrowded even on a Bank Holiday. We were lucky with the weather - it was mostly sunny and not too windy but quite chilly if the sun went ...
An unexpected surprise day. We are in Lincoln to see Natalie and Andy, eat some good food and, later in the weekend, go to the beach and to ride roller coasters at Skegness. But we found out yesterday the Waddington base was hosting two WWII Lancasters and a Vulcan today before they go off to some air shows. So we got here mid morning, met Andy and got passes onto the base where ...
... Stonehenge is...well...outside. Sue Cooper was an angel and bought my ticket and my lunch (which we will discuss later). The visitors center is a vast futuristic looking building which is my only guess as to why it's almost 2 miles away from the actual monument. Don't want to ruin the novelty of a 4500 year old monument.
Instead of taking the bus we decided to walk. First we stopped at a recreation of the huts that the stone age architects were said to have lived ...
... was made from Tournai marble in the 12th century. Even if you don't like ornate carvings you have to admire the work that has gone into the whole building, it must have taken many craftsmen many years to complete. In 1676, the Wren Library was added and together with the Medieval Library 1422, many ancient books and manuscripts are stored including some written on parchment. A vist to Lincoln would nit be complete without a walk DOWN Steep Hill. We went from there to ...