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A Heart-warming 4-star Hotel

Washingborough Hall has an enchanting story to tell. Back in the day it was home to one of Lincolnshire’s richest families, and latterly it provided a comforting base to airmen during World War II. Whatever its guise, the adorable Georgian manor house has found its way into many hearts – read our full story. Today, ‘Washy Hall’ (as its fondly known) is an elegant country house hotel in the heart of Lincolnshire where you’ll be well fed, well wined, and very well looked after.

Here at Washingborough Hall Country House Hotel in Lincolnshire we always have a smile waiting. Whether you join us for a weekend break in Lincoln, or choose to linger longer to explore all Lincolnshire’s best bits.

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Delightfully Dapper Bedrooms

Each bedroom is decked out in its own unique style. No two are the same, but each boasts the chic feel of a luxury hotel. They feature all the creature comforts you’d expect, alongside some you won’t (like luxury  Arran Sense of Scotland toiletries).

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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.

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Guest Reviews Fantastic Treat

The Washingborough was a fantastic treat and completely different to the regular chain hotels. This boasts antique furnishings, interesting paintings and quirky sitting areas. We just loved our stay and every single member of staff went out of their way to make it enjoyable. Big thanks to all.

Lou Maythorne - 16/05/2019
Guest Reviews Really great one night stay at this unique country hotel

My husband & I recently stayed for one night at Washingborough Hall for dinner, bed & breakfast.We stayed in the Ingleby Suite - which is absolutely gorgeous room with lovely views across the front lawns of this hotel. The en suite bathroom is large and has a great roll top bath & walk in shower. Our evening meal was really tasty and used some local produce. Breakfast, again, was really plentiful and served in the cosy bar area as there weren't many guests staying. The staff are cour... Read more

Guest Reviews An amazing & relaxing place

We booked to stay here for my mums 80th birthday and it was amazing. Fantastic staff and excellent food. The staff were so accommodating and friendly. Couldn't do enough for us. Lovely, relaxing place to stay and ideally situated for further sightseeing adventures.

Guest Reviews Best Hotel We've Ever Stayed In

My husband and I are lucky to have time away in beautiful places and I can honestly say Washingborough Hall is the best hotel we have ever stayed in! The staff are a pure delight, nothing is too much trouble and everything is done with such friendliness and style. The food is superb, we ate both evenings in the restaurant and enjoyed great service and a relaxing ambience. Our room was perfect, very clean and well appointed ,with a view over the garden. We enjoyed quiet undisturbed sleep, which I... Read more

Tripadvisor Review - 01/08/2021
Guest Reviews Five Star

I visited this fabulous hotel for my partners birthday. The staff was so welcoming and could not do enough for you. The rooms are stunning and the food was out of this world. I could not recommend a better place to stay. It should be a 5 star hotel.

Tripadvisor Review - 20/02/2020
Guest Reviews An Oasis of Calm

Just a really great place run by management with high standard who obviously create great morale amongst their staff to deliver a first class guest experience. Stylish, upmarket, traditional with a odern twist 'Washy' as it is affectionately called ticks all the boxes. Hats off to the brigade in the kitchen as we had a fantastic meal. Fine dining is often 'anything but', however, these guys really know their stuff and place emphasis on great local produce cooked to perfection. Super comfy rooms ... Read more

Tripadvisor Review - 14/09/2020
Guest Reviews Just What We Needed

This lovely hotel was just what we needed after months of lockdown. Welcoming, comfortable and relaxing. Absolutely loved it. The staff are wonderfully friendly and helpful. The food was superb served in a stunning restaurant - just perfect. Bed was comfortable and room quiet - good nights sleep both nights. Would thoroughly recommend and want to return.

Tripadvisor Review - 21/09/2020
Guest Reviews Absolutely Super

We did a bargain break here which included 2 nights bed, breakfast and diner, as well as transport to, and a free entry into Lincoln Cathedral

Our room was absolutely super, as was the bathroom and the four poster bed.

Breakfast was excellent, as was diner each evening. Drinks were not expensive and the ambience of the hotel was lovely. The staff were very helpful. We would willingly stay again.

Roger M
Guest Reviews Great Hotel!

The hotel is welcoming and relaxing with helpful staff both professional and friendly. My room had a very comfortable bed and a luxurious bathroom which was squeaky clean. Lunch and dinner were outstanding; a varied seasonal menu using locally sourced produce and vegetables cooked to perfection; desserts to die for and a great selection of cheeses. Breakfast for me included home made granola, fruit salad and pastries which were delicious.Great for those of us who skip the full English although i... Read more

Judy B
Guest Reviews Charming In Every Way

A quite splendid stay and we could not have wished for more. Friendly and efficient staff, delightful surroundings and excellent bar and dining facilities. We are sorry that we do not have an excuse to return. We loved every aspect and it is but a short drive to Lincoln City and its magnificent Cathedral.

Guest Reviews Great place for a family reunion

Lovely place to stay for a family reunion. Very comfortable, very good food and great staff. Very reasonably priced for the quality of the stay. Lovely grounds, a quiet location with a nice walk down by the river. Close to Lincoln and all its tourist attractions.



Snug and Cosy Reception Area

Snug by name, snug by nature! Lined with floor to ceiling bookcases, this is the best spot to curl up with a good read and your favourite tipple in hand. If you can tear yourself away from the grand reception area with its roaring log fire!

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BRight & beautiful

Well-groomed Gardens

Just made for picnics, croquet and after-dinner strolls, our grounds are gorgeous all year round. The pretty dovecote, mature shrubs, tall trees and lovely lawns offer a heart-warming backdrop for events.

Intimate Events Spaces

Washingborough Hall is a firm favourite for special events, weddings and conferences in Lincoln. And when you see it, you’ll realise why. With space for up to 110 wedding guests, or 30 conference delegates, the country house hotel is a delightful spot for fun frolics (as well as getting down to business).

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Lincolnshire Pride Best Restaurant With Rooms
Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Taste of Excellence Best Restaurant Finalist
Taste of Excellence Best Hotel
Taste of Excellence Best Wedding Venue Finalist