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Things to do in Louth, Lincolnshire

Louth nestles on the eastern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, and is justifiably called 'capital of the Wolds'.

The town is of red brick and pantile and is unusually compact with an intricate pattern of streets. Many splendid Georgian houses and a thriving market.

St. James' Church - one of the finest perpendicular style churches of its kind. Built in the 15th century it is the tallest parish church in England, with a spire, which soars to 295 feet and can be seen for miles around.

The town hall in Louth is a fine building now a museum, which houses many exhibits of local interest.

Louth Navigation Canal - restored and conserved, the towpath has been reinstated and provides pleasant walks. There is a small exhibition room and café.

Hubbards Hills - a superb area of naturally formed parkland which was given to the town at the beginning of the 20th century. The riverside setting makes for perfect walks and picnics.

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