For tourists who are interested in untouched, natural and traditional British places with a note on landscapes and beaches, Lincolnshire is the best county to be in. Located between Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, and East Riding of Yorkshire, this county is the home to famous people, things, and events in the history of the United Kingdom.
Lincolnshire is the second largest county which focuses more on agriculture. Though this may be, this county is only fifth largest of the two-tier counties and can be broken down into different sub-regions. The regions composing Lincolnshire are Lincoln, North Kesteven, South Kesteven, South Holland, Boston, East Lindsey, West Lindsey, North Lincolnshire, and North East Lincolnshire. Among these nine districts, Lincoln is chosen as the county town.
The county of Lincolnshire can be described as non-metropolitan and has no urban areas except those of Lincoln and Boston. Thus, tourism relies more on coastal resorts and towns as well as the most famous nature reserves in the United Kingdom. There are also several market towns with connections to the British History.
It is the least ethnically diverse county, composing of 98.5% who describe themselves as “white”. Those of Lincolnshire roots and birth are known as Yellow Bellies (pronounced as Yeller Bellies), a name which is majorly believed as a derivation from the county’s regiment.
This county is known for world-famous people such as Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, King Henry IV of England, poets Alfred Lord Tennyson and Elizabeth Jennings, Mathematician George Boole, and actresses Marge Kendall and Sybil Thorndike, among many others.
It is also known for the musical instrument “Lincolnshire bagpipe”, which was quite famous throughout the county but became extinct after the death of its last player.
The county has a lot more to offer in terms of food, culture, and events.