"We loved our Mary's House so much, we thought about changing the locks, and staying forever, but honesty prevailed!"
That said, Aldi will be here soon and there is talk that Asda are on their way!
With 17,000 residents and a catchment area of over 25,000, we only have two small supermarkets,
As a direct result, Louth has an excellent array of independent food shops and stores.
Standards are exceptionally high and Louth is fast becoming recognised as a “foodie town”.
For example we have 9 butchers in the town.
By default, you simply cannot be a bad butcher in this town as there are eight others competing with you!
As reported in The Daily Telegraph, providing the best in regional food, in a similar fashion to say Ludlow.
One excellent local butcher is Lakins, their choice of meats is excellent and gluten free options are available! Highest quality Lincolnshire Beef, hung for a minimum of three weeks always available.
Jim was recently a finalist in BBC’s Young Butcher of the Year and has brought new zest to traditional breeds of cattle such as the Longhorn which are passionately reared by Jim’s family farm.
Within walking distance our neighbours the Brader family run a pick your own business. They grow strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and other fruits and vegetables. They also run a small farm shop.
When the bigger towns and shopping malls beckon, Grimsby is located about 12 miles to the North.
It has an excellent indoor shopping centre, Freshney Place, providing all the well known high street stores.
For our County town, a journey to Lincoln is just 45 minute drive away and provides all the premium brands.
Lazy days in the coffee bars by the Brayford river are simply heaven on a warm summers day.