For a first time visitor to this charming country inn and restaurant, turn into Coleby, an award-winning Best Kept Village, from the A607 and head towards the church with its imposing tower and spire. The Bell is located in the lane which runs alongside and behind.
Caroline Bingham visited the Oaklands Hall Hotel at Laceby.
The Ferry Boat has been in Washingborough since 1625. At that time, the River Witham ran alongside the pub and the landlord ran a ferry service for those wishing to cross the water.
Katrina Burrill visits The Ivy in Wragby
The Café Courtyard definitely had more than a touch of empire about it on the day I visited, with Union Jack bunting decorating the gloriously sunny atrium to celebrate the Queen’s Coronation Jubilee. The tall palms and comfortable Lloyd Loom chairs completed the colonial ambiance of the café.