Elms Farm Blog
Summer Show Time in Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire has some great shows on over the summer months, why not have a fun family day out and enjoy a visit to one this summer and combine a great day out with a short break or holiday at Elms Farm Holiday Cottages.
Spalding Flower Parade 4th & 5th May 2013
Boston Cancer Horse & Dog Show. 19th May 2013
Woodhall Spa Counrty Show 19th May 2013
Carrington Rally, Steam & Heritage Show 26th & 27th May 2013
Lincolnshire Show 19th & 20th June 2013
Swaton Vintage Show and World Egg Throwing Championships 30th June 2013
SO Festival Skegness - June 28th - July 7th
Wrangle Show July 7th
Heckington Show - 27th & 28th July 2013
Revesby County Fair August 4th Read More »
Spalding Flower Parade is a magnificent procession of tulip covered floats which start out from Springfields Events centre and winds its way around the town along the river in front of Ayscoughfee Hall with Circus performers, stilt walkers, marching bands and even a Chinese Dragon providing a visual delight for all ages. Read More »
1. St Botolphs Church, (The Stump) one of the largest parish churches in England with its tower the highest at 272ft. Why not climb the winding 209 stairs to the first balcony. Read More »
John and Carol Emerson are delighted their nine self-catering holiday cottages at Elms Farm, Boston have been awarded a Four and Five Star Gold Award rating from Visit Britain. Our new three bedroom cottage, The Stables, has achieved a Five Star Gold Award.
Our holiday cottages are all fully equipped and furnished to a high standard with modern facilities yet retain a country charm with traditional features such as cosy wood burning stoves. Complementary WiFi and flat screen TV/DVDs are in all our cottages. Several of our accessible self-catering cottages have wet rooms suitable for wheelchair users and a large selection of tourist information is on site for information about where to eat and visit when staying.
Elms Farm holiday cottages provide an excellent base for exploring the pretty market towns and discovering the fascinating history and wealth of natural beauty that the Lincolnshire fens, coast and countryside has to offer. Read More »
The RSPB nature reserve Frampton Marsh near Boston is situated on one of the best wetlands in Europe called "The Wash" The Wash is the largest estuarine wetland site in the UK with the largest population of waders and wildfowl in the country.
RSPB Frampton Marsh and Freiston Shore nature reserves sit either side of the tidal Haven where the River Witham meets the Wash.
Across the Wash in Norfolk part of the Titchwell reserve is being allowed to flood and Frampton Marsh which covers 922 acres has been developed to compensate and provide an alternative habitat for may birds including the avocet.
Frampton Marsh nature reserve has one of the largest saltmarshes in the world with three hides, a visitor centre and free car parking. The Wash trail is a 2.2 mile circular trail taking you to all three hides and allowing you to look out over the salt marshes, for birds of prey such as peregrines, hen harriers and merlins. The Reedbed trial which is a 1.2 mile circular walk from the visitor centre and is accessible for wheelchair users.
RSPB Frampton Marsh nature reserve and visitor centre is open all year except Christmas day. Read More »