Lime House Bed and Breakfast is a Grade 11 listed property with parts of the house dating as far back as King George 1.


Lime House is a listed property that stands on a hill in the village of Kirton-in-Linsey and is walking distance to all amenities. It offers two guest rooms with shared bathroom and an adjoining room available as a sitting room or booked for an additional child or adult. Single occupancy is also available.

Lime house is an ideal place to stay if you have interest in golf, fishing, cycling, gliding etc, Hemswell Antique Centre is just 10 minutes away and has the biggest antique venue in Europe and a very busy Sunday open market.

Lincoln is just 30kms drive that hosts the famous Christmas market and the Lincoln Show. A vibrant city where history comes to life, Lincoln has a rich legacy of architectural heritage. Visit ancient Roman times, marvel at viking artefacts and wander across medieval streets to the Norman castle, built by William the Conqueror.

History to the present day

Lime House Bed and Breakfast is a Grade 2 listed property with parts of the house dating back to George 1.

The house has three staircases and at one time was a barn that that has been refurbished. Most rooms have old oak beams and the floor has that typical uneveness that can make one think you "should take more water with your drink!"

Food and Drinks

Breakfast at Lime House includes bacon, eggs, sausage, beans, grilled tomatoes and mushrooms. Cereals, yoghurts, toast with marmalade and jams are also served. All bacon and sausages are bought at the local butcher and of very high quality. Continental breakfast can be arranged if informed at booking.

In Kirton there are several places in walking distance to dine and the surrounding villages offer more up market restaurants in both Scunthorpe, 8 miles away, Brigg 7 miles away and Lincoln 19 miles away.

Grounds and gardens

Lime house has a very pretty garden and those staying are welcome to make use of it, there is an area that has table and chairs just right for those evenings when sitting outside is preferable to being in a restaurant or Public house. 

The garden is quirky with old hay waggon sheds and many nooks and crannies. The view from the garden is breathtaking looking over the Trent Valley, a delight to sit in on those summer evenings with a barbeque area that is currently being developed where guests are welcome to barbeque or hire the services of the hosts. This area is completely secluded.

Other facilities

Tea and Coffee facilities in all rooms, TV in Trent Valley room. Iron and hairdryer available on request.


No disabled access

17th century buildings

Breakfast Included

Parking (free)

Historic Property


Free broadband access (wired)

Shared gardens

Food and Drinks


Cooked breakfast (included)

Nearby Recreations

Recommended walks

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (a short drive)

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Arrival Info

Address: 4 Queen Street, Kirton-in-Lindsey, LincolnshireDN21 4NS, United Kingdom

Check In: 2.00pm Check Out: 11.00am

Directions: From Lincoln: follow the A15 for about 20 minutes until you reach the sign for the B1205 turn left and almost immediately turn right onto the B1400 into Kirton and turn right onto B1398 at South Cliff Road, second turning is Queen Street. Lime house has large gates on the first bend in the road with a flag flying in the garden.

From M180 head east on M180: take junction 4 the A15 exit to Scunthorpe/Lincoln/ Brigg/A18, at roundabout take 3rd exit to A15 heading to Lincoln, turn right at B1206/ Redbourne Mere, turn left at B1398/ Cliff Rd, turn right into Queen Street.