When asked what they love about alpacas Leslie and Elaine Reetham, almost in unison, said: “They are very calming and they never hesitate to make us smile.”
If you are looking for a place with fantastic panoramic views, a pro-active community and everything on your doorstep, then pick any one of the villages that lie on the Lincoln Escarpment.
If you think the towns and villages that run parallel with the busy A17 trunk road are sleepy backwaters, then you should visit the little gems known as Long Sutton, and Sutton Bridge.
This is the latest in a short series of articles aimed at highlighting some of the beautiful areas around Lincoln that remain relatively unknown to the majority of people.
“Jakie, is it my birthday, or am I dying?” So asked US-born British politician Nancy, Viscountess Astor of her son on 2nd May 1964. His reply to these, the last words she ever spoke, was, “A bit of both, Mum.”