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Eat, Sleep and Relax in Kirton

A Heritage Lincolnshire project made possible with National Lottery funding

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Our Story

The Old King’s Head is a unique 16th-century grade II listed building situated in Kirton, a rural village near Boston in Lincolnshire. This former inn, pub, hotel and family home has been at the heart of Kirton for over 400 years and is a rare example of the Fenland Artisan Mannerist style – a building technique which reveals a unique history of the ebb and flow of Britain's people. 

The Old King's Head tells a tale about the forgotten importance of the road which connected Boston with London – once a hub for those who traded and travelled by sea. The building has now been restored into a luxury four-star B&B and café by Heritage Lincolnshire with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

The character of Kirton has changed dramatically during the lifetime of The Old King’s Head and its refurbishment has given visitors and the local community a place to visit, stay and eat. Visitors are now once again able to enjoy this exceptional historic asset at the heart of the village. 

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Opening 2021

Quality Food

Join us in our café for a taste of some of Lincolnshire’s finest produce, all made using locally sourced ingredients.

With a long and illustrious agricultural background, Lincolnshire is renowned for its high-quality produce which accounts for 12% of all the food produced in England.

We’re proud to offer fresh, home-made meals and snacks for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Whether you’re looking for a light bite or something more filling after working up an appetite exploring the Lincolnshire countryside, we’ve got plenty of options to choose from

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Bed & Breakfast

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A warm and welcoming stay awaits at The Old King’s Head with individually designed rooms full of character and history. 

Stay in one of our newly refurbished, stylish and comfortable four-star bedrooms in the heart of rural Lincolnshire for the perfect cosy getaway complete with a delicious breakfast. 

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