Horncastle was originally the roman town of Banovallum; remains of the Roman wall can be seen in the local library.
Situated on the banks of the Rivers Waring and Bain, the town contains some very attractive buildings and is noted for its many antique shops.
Pictured above is St. Mary - the oldest part of the Church date from the early 13th century
Horncastle sits at the foot of the Wolds on the Viking way making it an ideal base for walking and cycling holidays. www.lincswolds.org.uk
Within 30 minutes you can visit the bustling seaside resorts of Skegness or Mablethorpe or the quieter coastal resorts of Sutton-on-Sea and Sandilands. Gibraltar Point in Skegness offers a have for wildlife and walkers. www.gibraltarpoint.co.uk
For those who enjoy a little bet on the horses you can spend time at Market Rasen Racecourse www.marketrasenraces.co.uk
Or for those who prefer motor sport, you will have an exciting time at Cadwell Park Racing Circuit www.cadwellpark.co.uk
Take your own car or bike for a spin on the Cadwell Park Race circuit with Trackdays.co.uk
Whatever your age you will find much to do and lots to see around the Horncaste area