Spilsby in Lincolnshire

Sir John FranklinSpilsby is situated between the Lincolnshire Wolds and the Fens. The town is host to a lively market each Monday where many things are bought and sold, ranging from vegetables and game to household goods.

Lincolnshire's most famous explorer, Sir John Franklin - who discovered the North-West Passage - was born in Spilsby in 1768, and a bronze statue of him stands in the Market Place.

Shops in the town include clothes and fashion, photography, jewellery, and hardware, along with estate agents, banks, supermarkets, food shops and a gas appliance centre. With general amenities available, including a doctor's surgery, dentist, chemist, and a library, the Vale Road Industrial Estate provides jobs for many local people.

Anyone visiting the town should make a trip to one of the local inns which serve real ale and home-made meals.

Find out more at www.spilsby.info