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Claythorpe Watermill is a small, family-run visitor attraction. One of the loveliest things to do in Lincolnshire. The mill last ran in the late 1970s but you can still see the remaining millworks and learn more about its varied industrial history. Built around 1720, This Grade II listed former mill ran until the late 1970s, powered by a rare turbine. You can see some of the old mill works in what’s now the café.

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Alford Manor House

Alford Manor House

4.92km from Claythorpe Watermill

The Alford Manor House is a museum, tea rooms, and licensed venue available for hire. Outside, the barn houses a museum with displays on local history, and recreations of period scenes, including a cobbler's shop and a chemist's. It is a very rare example of a composite structure, featuring a wooden frame with reed and plaster (visible from within the house), encased in brick. Ground-floor and first-floor rooms feature design interventions from Georgian through to Victorian times, while the atti

Mablethorpe Beach

Mablethorpe Beach

11.26km from Claythorpe Watermill

Mablethorpe Beach is an attractive golden sandy beach offering a fun-filled, family friendly day out. Visit this beautiful Blue Flag Award Winning beach with far-reaching soft golden sand. Discover donkey rides, nearby fairground, cafés, fish and chips, crazy golf and more. There are places to eat including some wonderful fish and chips. There is also Dunes Leisure where there are plenty of family-friendly fairground rides.

Louth Museum

Louth Museum

12.08km from Claythorpe Watermill

Louth Museum is an award winning visitor attraction in the historic market town of Louth, nestling at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. There are four galleries, a library and a gift shop and also there are free activities for kids, and several short exhibitions each season.

Hubbard's Hills

Hubbard's Hills

12.42km from Claythorpe Watermill

Hubbard's Hills is an area of Natural Beauty, directly west of Louth. It is a highly unique glacial overspill channel formed as a result of the last ice age, over 40,000 years ago. Today it is very popular for dog walking and picnics. This charming miniature valley, intersected by the River Lud, was formed by melting glaciers at the end of the last ice age. Today it is a scene of sloping fields, woodland trails and riverside paths, perfect for a family picnic or leisurely afternoon dog walk.

Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes National Nature Reserve

A beautiful nature reserve that contains tidal sand and mudflats, salt and freshwater marshes and sand dunes. It’s a really beautiful place to go for a walk or spend some time on the beach. You will feel miles from anywhere. It covers a massive 951 hectares and most of the reserve is open to the public and you are requested to keep out of the signed sanctuary areas. There are various routes including an easy access trail with display boards through Rimac.

Gunby Hall

Gunby Hall

13.25km from Claythorpe Watermill

The National Trust's Gunby Hall and Gardens is a beautiful 18th-century house with Victorian gardens located in Lincolnshire. The house has been the seat of the Massingberd family since the 15th century but what we see today is a sedate William and Mary mansion, built in 1700 by Sir William Massingberd. Surrounding the hall is a 100-acre park, listed as being of historical significance and laid out in the style of Lancelot "Capability" Brown.

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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.

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