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Nayland, Suffolk

Nayland

in the county of Suffolk

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Spalding, Lincolnshire

Spalding (104 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction E)

In springtime, the town of Spalding, in it's favoured position on the banks of the River Welland becomes a riot of blazing colour as tulips, daffodils and other glorious spring flowers come into bloom...

Helpringham High Street, Lincolnshire

Helpringham (6 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction N)

Helpringham is a richly rewarding walking area, with walks around old villages and waterside walks giving visitors a lovely glimpse of the regions natural wildlife and variety of scenery...

A picture of Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Lincolnshire (11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction W)

The tiny hamlet of Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth lies in spacious rural countryside in the valley of the River Witham...

Stamford

Stamford (246 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Lincolnshire (12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction SW)

Of the 17 churches, only 6 now remain in Stamford, which is without doubt, one of the finest medieval towns in the British Isles, if not in Europe...

Moulton, Lincolnshire: Moulton Mill

Moulton (2 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction E)

Set in the heart of the famously beautiful fenlands of Lincolnshire is the pleasant town of Moulton...

The West Front of the Tower at St Wulfram's Church Grantham

Grantham (39 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Lincolnshire (13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction NW)

This delightful town, set on the River Witham in a spacious agricultural region is noted for many historic factors but more latterly as the birthplace of Britains first woman Primne Minister - Margaret Thatcher was born here in 1925 and she became Prime Minister in 1979...

A picture of Belton House

Belton (71 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction NW)

The popular village of Belton lying north of Grantham is home to magnificent Belton House. It is also a typical "Estate" village which perfectly epitomises all the values of English country life...

Holbeach, Lincolnshire. Washway Road

Holbeach (15 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (15.6 miles, 25.1 km, direction E)

A small market town in the middle of a famous bulb growing region, there is a cluster of small streets and a central main street where the dominant feature is the church of All Saints...

Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire

Cranwell (10 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (15.9 miles, 25.6 km, direction N)

Cranwell is best known as the home of the Royal Airforce College which became the first military air academy in the world when it opened its doors to would be fliers in 1920...

Normanton

Normanton (29 Pictures)

in the county of Rutland (16.1 miles, 26.0 km, direction SW)

Normanton lies in a landscape of rolling farmlands, broken only by rivers and patches of woodland. It is a tranquil place, with the waters offering scope for sailing and other water-sports, bird-watching, fishing, and cycling...

Edith Weston

Edith Weston (13 Pictures)

in the county of Rutland (16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction SW)

The village lies on the southern shores of Rutland Water, one of Europe's largest man-made reservoirs, and England's premier fly fishing waters...

Bluebells

Peterborough (143 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cambridgeshire (17.6 miles, 28.4 km, direction S)

The magic of Peterborough lies in the richness of its beautiful Cathedral. It is a glorious historical treasure house, it is unique and quite beyond compare...

A picture of Boston

Boston (124 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Lincolnshire (17.8 miles, 28.7 km, direction NE)

This is the town in which the Pilgrim Fathers were imprisoned in the year 1607 following their first attempt to escape to America and the cells which held them can still be seen in the 15th-century Guildhall...

A picture of Digby

Digby (3 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (18.4 miles, 29.6 km, direction N)

This is a tranquil village set in a lovely rural location in the vale of the Digby Beck watercourse...

The cottage

Oakham (86 Pictures)

in the county of Rutland (18.6 miles, 30.0 km, direction SW)

For centuries the countryside around Oakham has echoed to the sound of hunting horns, for the vales and rolling farmland surrounding this sedate market town, have been the stamping ground for the counties hunting fraternity...

Apethorpe

Apethorpe (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northamptonshire (19.1 miles, 30.7 km, direction S)

Apethorpe is a small, picturesque, East Northamptonshire village, a mile and a half from Kings Cliffe. St Leonard is an attractive looking church in a nice setting. Trees.....

A picture of Rowston

Rowston (1 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (19.4 miles, 31.2 km, direction N)

The village of Rowston is perhaps best known for its historic church. The church, dedicated to St.Clement has church records dating back to 1566...

Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival

Whittlesey (17 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cambridgeshire (20.1 miles, 32.4 km, direction SE)

Whittlesey is an old area of Cambridge, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086...

St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay (27 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire (20.2 miles, 32.4 km, direction S)

The lantern tower of the Church of St. Mary and All Saints at Fotheringhay shines through the deepening shadows of the great trees that frame it, shadows matched in darkness by those less visible that haunt the village where the final tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots was enacted...

A picture of Frithville

Frithville (2 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (20.5 miles, 32.9 km, direction NE)

This is another pleasant "Fen" village. It lies on drained land close to the town of Boston and not far away from the famous Sibsey Trader Windmill...

Recommended attractions near Hacconby

A picture of Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe Manor (10 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction W)

Called a manor but in reality this is the farmhouse where Isaac Newton was born in 1642. The house remains very much during.....

Burghley House

Burghley House (72 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction S)

This is a graceful house which perfectly epitomises the wealth of the prosperous Elizabethan period. Burghley was completed in.....

Crowland Abbey, Lincolnshire

Crowland Abbey (18 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction SE)

Crowland Abbey was founded in 716 by King Ethelbald, in memory of St.Guthlac who had built a cell on the Fen island. It has a.....

Belton House

Belton House (113 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.6 km, direction NW)

Belton is the perfect example of a home belonging to an English country gentleman, and yet it is a delightful Anglo-Dutch.....

Nene Park (Ferry Meadows Country Park) Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Ferry Meadows Country Park (47 Pictures)

(17.3 miles, 27.9 km, direction S)

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Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Peterborough Cathedral (68 Pictures)

(17.4 miles, 28.0 km, direction S)

The magnificent cathedral church in Peterborough was given cathedral status by Henry VIII in 1541. Formerly it had been one of.....

Flag Fen Bronze and Iron Age Centre at Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire

Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre (8 Pictures)

(18.0 miles, 29.0 km, direction SE)

This is a wonderful heritage museum which began when the site was uncovered during excavations of 1982. It focus's on the.....

Rutland Water

Rutland Water (128 Pictures)

(18.2 miles, 29.2 km, direction SW)

Rutland Water is the largest reservoir in England (by surface area) and one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe. Its.....

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle (26 Pictures)

(18.3 miles, 29.5 km, direction W)

A castle has stood on this spot since the 11th-century, it was built by Robert de Todini, standard-bearer to William the.....

Arrow slot view of Lincolnshire

Tattershall Castle (46 Pictures)

(21.0 miles, 33.8 km, direction N)

Looking at the huge red brick keep perched in its lofty setting the visitor is immediately struck by the strong French influences.....

Deene Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

Deene Park (5 Pictures)

(22.7 miles, 36.5 km, direction SW)

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Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall (30 Pictures)

(23.1 miles, 37.2 km, direction SW)

Looking around the romantic ruin of Kirby Hall it is easy to imagine the splendour of an age when romance was all, and great.....

View from Rockingham Castle, Corby, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle (7 Pictures)

(25.9 miles, 41.7 km, direction SW)

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Museum

Newark Air Museum (7 Pictures)

(26.0 miles, 41.8 km, direction NW)

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Rockingham Castle Gardens, Corby, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle Gardens (3 Pictures)

(26.1 miles, 42.0 km, direction SW)

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The ruins of Newark Castle on the banks of the River Trent. Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire.

Newark Castle (47 Pictures)

(26.4 miles, 42.5 km, direction NW)

The romantic ruins of this once glorious castle were left to fall into further disrepair following the ravages of the English.....


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