Maud Foster Mill
16 Willoughby Rd, Boston PE21 9EG, UK
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Maud Foster Windmill is a seven-storey, five sail windmill located by the Maud Foster Drain in Skirbeck, Boston, Lincolnshire. It was built in 1819 for the brothers Thomas and Isaac Reckitt by the Hull millwrights Norman and Smithson. it is still producing stone-ground organic flour today. You can climb to the top of the mill and see the machinery and millstones working and there are fine views from the outside balcony.
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St Botolph's Church is a parish church in the Church of England in Boston, Lincolnshire. It is one of the country's largest and most historically significant churches. Its famous medieval tower, known as Boston Stump dominates the skyline for miles around and for centuries has acted as a beacon for travellers. It was long used as a landmark for sailors, and on a clear day can be seen from Norfolk.
Boston Guildhall is a magnificent building that is wonderfully preserved with a wealth of original features. It was built in the 1390s by the Guild of St Mary, a collection of the wealthiest and most prominent members of Boston society. Works of art include a portrait, painted by Thomas Phillips, of Sir Joseph Banks, recorder of Boston in 1813, who sailed with Captain James Cook aboard the Endeavour on the first great voyage to discover Australia. The guildhall also holds a copy of Foxe's Book o
Pilgrim Fathers Memorial was built in 1957, is just outside Boston at Fishtoft. It marks the area of Scotia Creek where, in 1607, a group of puritans, who were later to be known as the Pilgrim Fathers, attempting to flee to Holland were arrested and handed over to the authorities. It commemorates the attempt at finding religious freedom in September, 1607 by the Scrooby Congregation, a group of English Separatist Protestants who left for Holland. They were precursors of the Pilgrims who later c
Frampton Marsh is a nature reserve in Lincolnshire, England. The reserve is situated on the coast of The Wash, some 4 miles from the town of Boston. Frampton Marsh provides close views of the abundant birdlife of The Wash, one of Europe's most special places for wildlife. Avocets, redshanks, skylarks, and whimbrels can all be seen in summer, with thousands of ducks gathering on the freshwater scrapes in winter.
The Lincolnshire Wildlife park, covers the whole ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, England. It was founded in 1948 as a voluntary charitable organisation dedicated to conserving the wildlife and wild places of Lincolnshire and to promoting the understanding and enjoyment of the natural world.
BBMF Visitor Centre has now been an important part of the BBMF’s engagement with the public for 33 years. In a unique partnership arrangement between the RAF and Lincolnshire County Council, the Visitor Centre allows visitors from all over the UK, and indeed the world. It itself houses a small exhibition area with various displays and has a well-stocked shop selling an extensive range of aviation and BBMF-related items. There is also a café offering a selection of sandwiches and cake, and hot a
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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.