The Lincolnshire Countryside

Explore Lincolnshire’s award-winning rural countryside surrounding Boston.

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Rural Countryside Escapes

Experience rural bliss in Lincolnshire's stunning countryside. Enjoy the big open fields and skies of Lincolnshire. From the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds to the flat Fenlands in the south, there's so much outdoor space to lose yourself in. The countryside in the East of Lincolnshire is vast. Ranking as one of the lowest population densities in the whole of England, it tends to be a quiet place to explore and offers truly peaceful breaks. Whether you want to find a cosy lodge in the Lincolnshire Wolds or camp near the coast, there's plenty in Lincolnshire to keep you busy. With walking and cycling routes dotted throughout the countryside, outdoors enthusiasts can enjoy the country parks and nature reserves, of which Boston has plenty.

Country parks and nature reserves

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The Fenlands

Boston is surrounded by large agricultural areas of natural wetland. The Fens, otherwise known as The Fenlands, are a large area of marshy ground covering most of Boston and the surrounding region, stretching as far as Lincoln to the north, all the way down to Ely in the south. The Fens cover a large area of South Lincolnshire as well as parts of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. This marshy region supports a large amount of wildlife, allowing numerous local species to flourish in its rich ecosystem. It’s no surprise that this area is perfect for agriculture and farming which contributes to its glorious landscape. The Fenlands can be enjoyed from all directions surrounding Boston. RSPB Frampton Marsh is a popular bird-watching hotspot located in the heart of The Fens.

Frampton Marsh

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The Lincolnshire Wolds

The Lincolnshire Wolds is a wonderful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the north of Boston in the centre of Lincolnshire. The accolade of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) recognises The Wolds as one of the finest countrysides in Britain and sees it as a popular destination for visitors throughout the year to enjoy its agricultural delight.

Dotted with picturesque market towns, rolling hills and breathtaking views, The Wolds offers everything you could need for an escape to the English countryside. A popular destination for walkers, hikers, and local food lovers, the breathtaking countryside of The Wolds is unrivalled anywhere else across the country with stunning views and walks to enjoy, at any time of the year.

The Wolds are certainly worthy of a visit from Boston and are a fantastic place to experience the county’s countryside in all its glory.

Lincolnshire Wolds

Big open farming fields in the distance with sun breaking through the clouds and casting glows on the rolling hills

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