| Lincolnshire is one of the low lying counties just a few meters above sea level. It is only land as opposed to being sea or marshes due to a system of drainage and sea defences. It is difficult to know where to start in Lincolnshire . Something very striking is Maud Foster Windmill, I won't say any more, you do have to see it. Grantham is where Margaret Thatcher was born now Baroness Thatcher, prime minister from 1979 1990. Boston is a picturesque village, Botolph Church dominates the skyline also known as the Boston Stump. Enjoy the market town and the market square, there was originally a port.
There are also the many seaside resorts in Lincolnshire , Great Grimsby , Cleethorpes, Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea, beautiful sandy beaches at Skegness. Visit Skegness.net to see what's going on. The Wolds are worth seeing and there is also the nearby Batemans Brewery based at Wainfleet. The Wolds are broken up by the Humber River , there are small hills made up of chalk and limestone and are the highest point in the whole of Lincolnshire . The East Midlands Airport is over towards Grantham and the Humberside Airport is between Scunthorpe and Grimsby
Lincolnshire was mainly an agricultural area until the Second World War when flatness and closeness to Europe led to approximately forty Royal Air Force bases being established in the county.
Getting around in Lincolnshire
The M1 and the M18 run along the west of Lincolnshire, the A1 running through it north to south passing through Stamford, Grantham, Newark on Trent leading on over towards Doncaster. The A15 goes from Scunthorpe through Lincoln , Sleaford, Bourne and towards Peterborough . There aren't that many major roads around this mainly rural county.