Woodhall Spa is a quaint and picturesque village on the southern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Just 30 minutes drive time from Boston, it’s a great place to visit for a taste of Lincolnshire’s countryside bliss. The village is known for its wonderful surrounding natural spaces and a picturesque blend of natural beauty and architectural elegance.
The village is characterised by its leafy avenues and green spaces and as a former spa town, exudes a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere which has drawn visitors seeking relaxation and rejuvenation for over a century. Nowhere in the town showcases this better than The Petwood Hotel. As one of the best-loved places to stay in the county, this elegant hotel offers award-winning stays and with unmatched heritage, acres of landscaped gardens, and fantastic Lincolnshire fine dining, it offers truly memorable visits.
The village is also home to the renowned Woodhall Spa Golf Course which boasts two championship grade courses welcoming golfers of any skill level to enjoy a peaceful break in the scenic beauty of Lincolnshire’s countryside. The town is famous for its connection to Lincolnshire’s aviation history. During the second world war, RAF Coningsby which is located just 5 miles from Woodhall Spa, served as an operational base for the ‘Dambusters’ Squadron. Enthusiasts of wartime aviation can experience Lincolnshire’s rich heritage at the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitors Centre.
The Kinema in the Woods is an iconic cinema housed in a former cricket pavilion. This unique cinema offers a nostalgic experience, showcasing the latest releases in an atmosphere reminiscent of the golden age of film.
Woodhall Spa hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including the 1940’s Weekend which has become a staple event in the town’s calendar. Held annually in July, the festival transports visitors back in time with period costumes, live music and historical re-enactments which brings the community and visitors alike together to celebrate Lincolnshire’s rich history.
Woodhall Spa exudes a friendly and welcoming atmosphere which makes it the perfect place to immerse yourself in the natural countryside, and located only thirty minutes from Boston, is a great town to explore on a day trip.