Peace and tranquility, a stone’s throw from Lincoln.
Welton’s a quaint, tranquil village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire.
Steeped in history, its name is derived from the Saxon word “Welletone”, which appears in the Doomsday Book AD1085, meaning ‘a village with a well’. Welton’s still exists to this day - and with a Victorian pump!
The village has strong links with the Air Force, with each the old WWII RAF station, RAF Dunholme Lodge, and the home of the Red Arrows, RAF Scampton, just nearby.
The village is centred around a picturesque village green, which is home to the WWI and WWII war memorial and St Mary’s Church. Just a short stroll away, you’ll find Welton’s popular coach house and restaurant, The Black Bull, rumoured to have been a regular haunt of the famous Dambusters when they were stationed nearby. It’s also allegedly haunted!
Welton boasts a wide selection of local shops and food outlets including a Co-op, a butchers, a pharmacy, a fish and chip shop, a florist and a vet. Local amenities also include a health centre, village library and post office.
The village benefits from its own primary and secondary schools, as well as three pre schools, all of which have an enviable reputation. Not only did The William Farrar CofE Comprehensive School achieve an Ofsted rating of Outstanding in 2006, but it’s also previously enjoyed the distinction of achieving the best comprehensive school A-level results in the country.
“ Just a short stroll away, you’ll find Welton’s popular coach house and restaurant, The Black Bull, rumoured to have been a regular haunt of the famous Dambusters...It’s also allegedly haunted!”
For sporting enthusiasts, there’s a thriving sports scene, with badminton, football and cricket clubs, as well as a scenic 18-hole golf course set across 120 acres of beautiful countryside. For those who enjoy rambling, there’s also a variety of trails right on your doorstep.
The Cathedral City of Lincoln is just a 15-minute drive away, where you’ll find an abundance of high street and independent shops and boutiques, as well as popular markets. Perfect for family days out, you can take in the Gothic splendour of the Cathedral, which boasts unparalleled views of Lincoln, or discover over 1,000 years of history at the famed Lincoln Castle, home of the Magna Carta.
Take in some culture at one of the city’s galleries and museums, indulge in some delicious local produce at one of many high-quality restaurants, or soak up the atmosphere at one of Lincoln’s various festivals.
With so much on offer, Bishop’s Green truly is the perfect place to enjoy modern, family life.