Select Lincolnshire

Proud Winners’ of Select Lincolnshire Self Catering Establishment

At the Old Dairy Barn we are extremely proud and fully committed to working with Select Lincolnshire’ to promote and offer a range ofquality Lincolnshire produce.

Our aim is to make your stay to our area as authentic possible and to share with you our ‘hidden gems’ that Lincolnshire growers and producers have to offer.

A complementary ‘Select Lincolnshire’ hamper is offered to you on your arrival. Each hamper incorporates a tantalizing selection of produce from across our county:

  • Locally brewed beer from Batemens -Wainfleet or Tom Woods – North Lincs
  • Belvoir Farms fruit drinks Belvoir Castle nr Grantham
  • Myers succulent plumb loaf, produced in Horncastle it is delicious on its own or accompanied by Lymbank Cheese from Wainfleet All Saints, South Lincs.
  • A county cold meat delicacy – Lincolnshire Stuffed Chine or Roast Ham from our local butcher M Topliss Kirton Lindsey
  • Piper Crisps – Elsham nr Brigg grown and produced by local farmers
  • A delicious loaf of bread complements you hamper from Mount Pleasant Windmill – Kirton Lindsey using local grain and baked onsite

If you wish to share your experience of the ‘Select Lincolnshire’ hamper with family or friends a take home hamper is available. Please ask for details during your stay.

In your accommodation you will also find a welcome pack of Fair Trade Tea, Ground Coffee, and Sugar, so when you arrive all you will have to do is put the kettle on and relax.

Local Produce Outlets

A wide selection of ‘Select Lincolnshire’ produce can be found at many local farm shops, Uncle Henrys –Waddingham, Doddington Hall nr Lincoln and The Pink Pig nr Scunthorpe all these venues have a wide variety of Lincolnshire produce incorporating a fast array of their own home grown vegetables, meats and other products.

Each offers you an excellent coffee shop with homemade cakes, pastries and extensive individual menus for you to enjoy.

Special events through out the year area are fabulous to attend and are very popular venues for ‘SelectLincolnshire’ members. Country Fairs are a great day out and are held through out the year Burghley House (Stamford) is an amazing venue and is very well supported.

Lincolnshire County Show (June) is one of the largest county shows in the country and Lincolnshire Xmas Food and Drink Fair (November) these events are very special to us and are held at the Lincolnshire Showground and the which is only 5 mins away from the Old Dairy Barn.

Lincoln Xmas Market (December) is  an extremly popular event which attracts visitors not only from accross the UK but from all around the world. This magical experience is an oppotunity to sample a large selection of  Select Lincolnshire Produce within the surroundings of the Historical Quarters of Lincoln

Enjoy this superb setting on a cobbled square between the impressive Norman castle and the magnificent 12th Century cathedral. The market usually attracts over 300,000 visitors with festive fayre to appeal to all tastes and many sellers dressed in Victorian costume.

Farmers markets, are very popular and are held throughout the county, produce cannot be any fresher and are often harvested on the day of the market –‘Field to Table on the same day’
Please visit Lincolnshire Farmers Markets for dates and venues

We at the Dairy Barn are delighted to promote ‘Select Lincolnshire’ and we sincerely hope that you enjoy your stay/ visit to our lovely county of Lincolnshire. We are extremely proud of what we produce and hope that you share our enthusiasm in believing that we are “The Home of Fine Produce”

The Home of Fine Produce