A small monastic establishment is believed to have existed at Alkborough just prior to the Norman Conquest and the church tower is thought to be of Anglo Saxon origin dating back to 1052.
Goulceby is a delightful village nestling in the valleys of the Lincolnshire Wolds on the Viking Way long distant footpath, All Saints is a welcomed shelter in inclement weather.
Built in the mid 14th century, All Saints is a handsome building with a sturdy tower and tall spire.
By 1816 a brick shed on the site had been converted for use as a mortuary chapel and when the graveyard was enlarged in 1871 it was replaced by the small brick building which we see today.
Ashby is a remote hamlet and its medieval church of St Andrew is approached across a farmyard. The churchyard affords fabulous views across the Wolds.
A Methodist Society was formed in Bardney as early as 1788, 44 years after John Wesley's first conference.
Alone in the fens between Bardeny and Wragby, this humble church has been used for worship for almost 150 years.
The church has close associations with Bardney Abbey, a Benedictine monastery founded in 697 by King Ethelred of Mercia.
Mentioned in the Doomsday Book in 1086, St Edward the Confessor is situated on land formerly owned by Kolsveinn, Lord of Brattleby and tenant in chief of more than fifty manors in the county at that time.
An unusual and fascinating church, effectively a medieval church encased in a Georgian red brick shell in 1758, St Swithins still holds many treasures inside its walls and the trouble taken to obtain the key and open the Norman west door is well worth the effort.
Spread the love and spoil your beloved by discovering new churches to explore together!
Lots of churchyards have swathes of snowdrops, but some also welcome intrepid spring seekers with open days, tours, hot cups of steaming tea and coffee and yummy cake.
Arthur, sometimes known as ‘the king that was and the king that shall be’, is recognised all over the world as one of the most famous characters of myth and legend.