WOODHALL SPA--THE GARDEN RESORT
Situated some 20 miles south east of the Cathedral City of Lincoln,
Woodhall Spa is a delightful inland resort, set against a backdrop of magnificent pine and
birch trees This beautifully kept town offers visitors a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere,
and is an ideal venue for a holiday or a short break.
Popular with many visitors, are the walks through the woodlands, especially when the
rhododendrons, a famous feature of the town, are in full bloom. The cottage museum is a
treasure trove of old photographs and memorabilia of the town. The Kinema in the Woods,
near the old Spa building, is one of the few back projection cinemas in the country, and
even offers entertainment on an original Compton organ. The Woodhall Spa area is rich in
sport and recreational facilities and is visited by many enthusiasts keen to pursue their
particular interests or merely to spectate. Jubilee park offers tennis courts, bowling
greens, an open air swimming pool complex, putting and a cricket ground.
Golf is one of the towns major attractions and the Championship course situated to the
east of the town has tested many a great player. Only a few miles away lies facilities for
virtually every sport, especially at the Tattershall Leisure park near Tattershall castle.
Situated as it is, almost in the centre of the beautiful County of Lincolnshire,
Woodhall Spa's facilities have made the town an excellent touring centre. The county has
numerous attractions to offer. The cathedral city of Lincoln is a must for most visitors,
with its many historic buildings, a castle and a museum of Lincolnshire life. Only a few
miles away lie the rolling hills and country market towns of the Lincolnshire Wolds. This
area of outstanding natural beauty offers a glimpse of old England, where you can drive
for miles without seeing another car. A little further afield is the Lincolnshire coast
with its famous seaside resorts of Mablethorpe and Skegness.
To the south lie the Lincolnshire Fenlands where most of the country's produce is
grown, as well as the acres of colourful Springtime tulips around the Spalding area.
Closer to Woodhall Spa are some interesting ancient buildings, the ruins of Kirkstead
Abbey and Bolingbroke Castle, the birthplace of Henry IV in 1367..
The tower on the moor, thought to be the remains of a 15th century hunting lodge is a
popular landmark. Woodhall Spa has a great deal to offer all types of visitor, further
information can be obtained by writing to the Tourist Information Centre, Woodhall Spa
Cottage Museum, Iddesleigh Rd, Woodhall Spa. Lincs or by phoning 01526 353775.
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