Belchford is set within one of my favourite parts of Lincolnshire, the gently rolling Wolds to the north of Horncastle and we had a lovely early autumn evening drive out there for our visit. You can’t miss the Blue Bell as you drive along the main street, sitting prominently on the left, and yes, there is a handsome Blue Bell, which was swaying in the breeze, on its tall frame near the entrance.
The realisation that a newly purchased business property does not just need renovation but more of a rebuild might be an insurmountable obstacle for some. For the owners of The Blacksmiths, however, this was an opportunity to retain the heritage exterior of the building while creating an open, spacious interior.
Caroline Bingham visited The Brownlow Arms, Hough on the Hill, which has recently begun to open at lunchtime as well as in the evening.
Caroline Bingham visited the Fairways Restaurant and Keepers Conservatory at Kenwick Park Hotel.
Lincolnshire Life visits The Queen’s Head Inn & Restaurant in Kirkby La Thorpe on a warm summer evening.