The United Kingdom holiday destination of Lincolnshire owes its popularity to its diversity. In the space of a single day visitors can sample cosmopolitan towns, rural country houses and unspoiled coastlines. With so much to offer, it's no surprise that Lincolnshire is a destination that pleases all types of holidaymaker.
One of the county's most exciting towns sits on the South bank of the Humber Estuary. Grimsby is best known for being a lively seaport, and is often named 'Europe's food town'. In addition to housing plenty of fascinating attractions, the seaside town is also blessed with a broad selection of fine hotels, ideal for visitors.
Plenty to See and Do in Grimsby
Grimsby is a town that honours Lincolnshire's commitment to diversity, housing everything from historic museums to lively music venues. Thanks to its large population, the Lincolnshire town has become a hub for shopping and industry, and it’s easy to see just how vibrant the town is when you arrive.
Among the town's foremost attractions is the National Fishing Heritage Museum, which tells the story of the town's past, as well as educating visitors about an industry upon which the town has relied for generations. Other highlights include the Docks and the local football stadium, home to Grimsby Town FC.
Accommodation in Grimsby
Grimsby is packed with great hotels, allowing you to pick something suited to your needs.
Visitors seeking a friendly and intimate feel during their stay can turn to The Comat B&B, situated right on the water's edge, in Cleethorpes. The four star guest house offers comfortable rooms, private bathrooms and an affordable price tag.
Alternatively, the modern Holiday Inn Express puts you right into the centre of it all. The hotel is within a short walk of Grimsby Minster and the Fishing Heritage Museum. There's a restaurant in the hotel, offering a complimentary breakfast in the morning.
While there's plenty of excitement in Grimsby centre, the town also offers something for those looking to unwind on their holiday. The Best Western Oaklands Hall Hotel is situated a short distance outside of Grimsby, and offers no end of tranquillity. The Grade II listed building is surrounded by some five acres of stunning parkland, and the Lincolnshire Woods are nearby, if you enjoy a stroll in the countryside.