room@thestores is situated in the quiet doomsday village of Kirkby On Bain. Guests are provided with their own separate, private, all on one level, modern accommodation. King size double bedroom with large en-suite shower room, that can also be accessed from the hallway. Dressing room with comfortable occasional double bed, suitable for children (up to 12yrs) and a separate spacious lounge/eating area. room@thestores has an exclusive entrance with a secluded, private south facing patio, ideal for morning coffee or early evening aperitifs.
room@thestores is insulated to current regulations, powered by Ecotricity (100% renewable energy), as is the main property. The Stores has 4kW of solar panels on the roof and all the property's lighting is low energy. room@the stores makes use of The Stores waste treatment plant, producing ditch water quality water to soak away. Rain water for irrigation is collected across the site.
There are walks along the old river Bain, which may start or finish at the Ebrington Arms, a destination local Pub and Restaurant.
2.5 miles away is Woodhall Spa, an Inland Resort which developed in Edwardian times, when it boasted Spa Baths and a busy Railway Station. Today the main attractions include: The Kinema In the Woods, known as “The Flicks in the Sticks” and home of the famous Compton Organ, Jubilee Park with heated open air swimming pool and lido, The Teahouse in the Woods serving classic cream teas, light lunches and an extensive evening menu, The Cottage Museum depicting the past life in the village, The Dambusters memorial, The Petwood Hotel, England Golf Centre with world re-knowned Hotchkins Course.
5 Miles to the north lies the town of Horncastle famous for its diversity of Antique Shops and the gateway to the rolling countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds, ideal for walking, cycling, or just stopping for the views.
For those who like to walk or observe the natural wild-life there are Nature reserves and Woodland walks close by. Ostlers Wood (1.2 miles), Kirkby Moor Nature Reserve (1mile), Moor Farm Nature Reserve, Welsykes Lane (1 mile), Kirkby Gravel Pit Nature Reserve (1 mile), Tattershall Thorpe (2.5 miles), Water Railway River Witham (3 miles)
Within easyreach are historical Aviation sites, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF Coningsby), Lincolnshire Aviation Centre ( East Kirkby), Thorpe Camp (Tattershall Thorpe), RAF Digby (Canadian RAFbase WWII), Metheringham Airfieldand Newark Air Museum
Please Note: Min booking are 3/4 nights (Fri-Mon or Mon-Fri) Full weeks are available (Fri-Fri/Mon-Mon). October - March weekend bookings Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun are available. Children up to 12 yrs stay free, however we do reserve the right to apply a charge of £10/child/night for children over the age of 13 yrs. Please contact us directly if you have other requirements or have any problems booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.