- Alford -
The beautiful, historic market town of Alford is about 30 miles from Grimsby between Grimsby and Boston.
Visitors will find no shortage of things to do and see in the town which has held its Market Charter for more than 700 years.
It boasts a number of pubs, two of which offer bed and breakfast, restaurants, two fish and chip shops, a Chinese takeaway and a pizza takeaway.
Tourist attractions in Alford, which has an active Town Council, include the Manor House - a lovely thatched building now used as a museum - and a working five-sail windmill.
The Parish Church of St Wilfrids's overlooks the town.
Bus services run frequently between Alford, Mablethorpe, Spilsby, Louth and Boston.
The town, which is within easy reach of the coast, holds numerous annual events including craft markets, art exhibitions and a flower display.