A country house hotel

Washingborough Hall

Welcome to our beautiful Grade II listed, Georgian Manor House hotel. Set in three acres of mature gardens, in the heart of pretty Washingborough village, we are just 2 miles east of the centre of the historic City of Lincoln.

Over 250 years old, Washingborough Hall Hotel, Lincoln is privately owned and managed by Edward and Lucy Herring. Together, we have taken every care to retain the elegant Georgian character, whilst lovingly refurbishing the country house hotel.

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Rooms & Suites

Our hotel offers 20 delightfully dapper boutique bedrooms. They feature all the creature comforts you’d expect, alongside little touches of indulgence, like homemade shortbread and complimentary Noble Isle toiletries.

Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel and there is extensive free car parking. Located a stone's throw from the Sustrans Route One National Cycleway, we also have overnight cycle storage facilities.

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Offers & Events


Winter Warmer

Enjoy a two-night stay in one of our Classic Double bedrooms enjoying a 3-course dinner on both nights in our two AA Rosette, Dining Room Restaurant plus full English breakfast both mornings. Included is a complimentary lift into the centre of Lincoln one morning at 10 am plus entry tickets for Lincoln Cathedral.

From £99.50 per person per night.

Valid from 1st October 2019 - 29th February 2020 (inclusive).

Four Poster Bed

Celebratory Special Break

Do you have something special to celebrate? Why not enjoy a stay in one of our three Deluxe Executive bedrooms (choose from bedrooms 12, 20 or 26), enjoy a bottle of Bernard Remy Champagne and homemade truffles on arrival (or at an alternative time if you prefer). 3-course dinner is included in our two AA Rosette, Dining Room Restaurant plus full English breakfast for only £269.

Please call 01522 790 340 to book, limited availability.

Available until 30th September 2020.



Wedding Venue

Imagine pretty gardens, log fires and cosy country-check interiors, and you'll start to understand the magic that makes Washingborough Hall such a heartwarming country house wedding venue in Lincoln.  With our stunning orangery, dining room and Sibthorpe room we can accommodate weddings up to 110 guests in the day and 150 in the evening.  We even have a secret gate through to the church next door.  

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Restaurant Dining

Beautifully presented and exquisitely prepared, it’s here that dishes like twice-baked cheese soufflé and Lincolnshire fillet steak are served against a backdrop of crisp white table linens and garden views. From fine-dining in the evening to sophisticated afternoon tea, discover one of the best restaurants in Lincoln.

Private Events

Venue Hire

Private Events

Are you desperately seeking an events venue near Lincoln with a difference? At the award-winning Washingborough Hall Country House Hotel, we have the perfect solution.

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Washingborough News


6 Wonderful Lincolnshire Christmas Traditions

Christmas is just around the corner, and we’re looking forward to another wonderful festive season here at Washingborough Hall. Lincolnshire has a long history of Christmas traditions unique to the area, so we thought we would share some of the most cherished to get you in the mood.

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Romantic break in Lincolnshire: a visitors’ guide

The summer holidays are over and the children are back at school but the golden autumn sunshine still has plenty of warmth and as it lights the scattering of rusty fallen leaves, sets the British countryside aglow with loveliness.

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Meet our Chefs: Q&A with Mark and Anthony

As a two AA Rosette restaurant, head chefs Mark Cheseldine and Anthony Smith deliver mouth-watering food, great service and exacting standards at Washingborough Hall Hotel. 

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Top Wedding Food & Drink Ideas

Luminous prawn cocktail, followed by a roast beasty - avec sad vegetables, followed by a Challenger Deep trifle. All washed down with Babycham or a pint of engine oil (“bitter”). Lush, now let’s disco.

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10 Wildly Extravagant Weddings - Royals & Riches

For 99% of us, money is a thing.

Some of have more, some of have less. What binds us together is a financial ceiling—which is reachable.

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10 of the most romantic things to do in Lincolnshire

We’re only a few weeks away from Valentine’s Day. Some dread it, avoid it or simply refuse to celebrate it. The rest of us, turn the lights down low, gingerly clasp roses in our teeth, and deny purchasing petrol station flowers.
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5 Achievable New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

If you were to google ‘new year’s resolutions’ we’re pretty sure the top results would be about how to lose weight and keep it off, how to kick off your fitness regime or advice on drinking less in the new year.
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Your Christmas Shopping Spree in Lincoln – Quick Guide

There are some places that are just lovely to visit, and Lincoln is one of them.

How many time times have your heard, “historic city centre” or “market town” or “ancient hub of wool haggling and medieval commerce” and upon arrival thought, it’s okay.

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