KIRKSTEAD OLD MILL COTTAGE is tucked away in a secluded, tranquil spot beside the river Witham, on the outskirts of Woodhall Spa in the heart of Lincolnshire, with its wide open skies, memorable sunsets and starlit skies. The detached home is set in a landscaped 3/4 acre garden with a further five acres of wild/riverside garden, home to several mammals and over 40 species of birds of which 20 can be viewed on the TV in your bedroom, as they feed and nest, via one of the 16 webcams. All bedrooms are very well equipped, including quality toiletries, beverage trays and fridge/freezers and all single beds are electrically adjustable. An extensive breakfast can be taken indoors or in warm weather out on the decking. Evening meals are available on request but please bring your own drinks. There is a path for walkers and cyclists from the house along a disused railway line, beside the river for 17 miles to the wonderful city of Lincoln.
Directions & MapNearest town or village: WOODHALL SPA
If you are approaching the cottage from the village of Woodhall Spa, take the Tattershall Road from the mini roundabout (B 1192). After leaving the village, and reaching the decontrolled section, you will see a pub, the Abbey Lodge Inn, on your right-hand side, which is painted black and white. The road also bears to the left here. Once the road is straight again start counting fields on your right-hand side. After the first field there is a house and a bungalow. At the end of the second field, which is obscured by young trees and a hedge, you will see a strip of white-painted fence and a telegraph pole with a cable crossing over the road. Here you need to turn sharp right onto a sandy-coloured farm track. Ordnance Survey reference: 199614 Once you have turned onto the farm track, you will see that there is now a stream on your immediate left. Keep this Mill Beck on your left for 1.1 miles and, where the stream meets the river, you will find our home. See map above: O.S. reference: 187602. If you are approaching the cottage from Tattershall or Coningsby on the B 1192, you need to look out for a sign on your left, at about waist height, with KIRKSTEAD written on it. Some two hundred metres further on you turn left down our track. A telegraph pole and cable across the road will also identify the spot. Follow the instructions to the cottage from this point as described in the previous paragraph.
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