Lincolnshire is a county in the east of England, with a land area of over 6,959 km2 it is ranked as the second largest county in England. Lincolnshire has a population of over 1 million inhabitants and shares borders with Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and Northamptonshire. The county town of Lincolnshire is Lincoln, which is where Lincoln County Council is located. Average house prices are much lower than the national average at £157,000. Semi-detached and terraced houses are more common than detached houses in the county. The average price for a semi-detached house is £123,000 and the average price for a terraced house is £108,000. Average monthly rental costs for a property are around £560. more
Lincolnshire is a strong agricultural county and grows large amounts of wheat, barely, sugar beet and oilseed rape. The soil in the south of Lincolnshire is particularly rich in nutrients and the area produces good cabbages, cauliflowers and onions. The number of workers required to farm the land has been decreasing dramatically since the introduction of mechanical farming techniques. However, seasonal workers are required to harvest crops of smaller vegetables and flowers.
Tourism plays a large part in the economy of Lincolnshire’s costal towns. Skegness is a popular seaside destination and attracts many visitors. Resorts like Ingoldmells, Chapel St Leonards and Mablethorpe offer beaches, leisure activities and family amusements. Caravan holidays are particularly popular in these coastal resorts as well as in the Lincolnshire Wolds. The Lincolnshire Wolds attract nature-lovers and activities like walking and bike riding are common here.
The county town of Lincoln also helps to attract visitors who come to see Lincoln Castle and the 900-year-old cathedral. The area around Lincoln University is considered trendier and caters for a younger crowd with popular bars, restaurants and clubs.
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|Largest County City:||Lincoln|
|Population density:||146 / km²|