Explore this area of the Witham Valley and you will come across amazing survivals of the nine monastic abbeys built in the early medieval period.
Tupholme Abbey is one of only a few with standing remains of the original monastic buildings in addition to the archaeological remains below ground.
The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire purchased this site in 1988 and is preserving this ancient monument for future generations.
The site of the abbey makes a perfect spot for picnicking, it is on the several walking routes through the county including the Viking Way and a visit to the site is an excellent way to enjoy the countryside of this part of Lincolnshire.
Tupholme Abbey is located off the B1190 between Bardney and Horncastle. Park in the layby at the bottom of the track. Disabled visitors are welcome to drive up the track and park at the main gate.
Please take care as historic sites can be hazardous.
Please beware of the ponds on the site.
- The site is grazed from April to November.
Please do not approach or feed the sheep.
- Wilful damage to the monument is a criminal offence.
- Unauthorised use of metal detectors is prohibited.