Living in Louth
Louth is a beautiful market town in Lincolnshire. It is the ideal location to set up a new home if you want to enjoy rural town life with Georgian streets and grade II listed buildings.
Louth is described as the capital of 'the Wolds', a picturesque rolling landscape which is listed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Being at the heart of a rich agricultural area, the town is highly prized for its award-winning butchers, grocers, bakeries, markets and much more.
House prices in Louth*
The overall average house price in Louth is around £197,000 with an average semi-detached property selling for about £160,00 and a terraced home for about £139,000.
*Housing market statistics take from Zoopla in July 2017
Things to do and things to see in Louth
If you want to buy a new home in a thriving community with a theatre, art deco cinema, shops selling wonderful local produce, restaurants, pubs and a butcher, grocers and a cheese shop, make a move to Louth!
To get a really good feel for the town, head to St. James church and climb the tower for a spectacular view.
Visit the splendid little museum and then explore Louth to find Tennyson's wall, the site of the Lincolnshire Rising, Thomas Espin's Mausoleum and the King Edward VI Grammar School.
Transport links in Louth
Louth is located close to the A16 with links to Grimsby and coastal towns such as Skegness.
Education in Louth
If local education is important to you when deciding to buy a new home, Louth offers a great range of nursery, primary, secondary and grammar schools.
A brief history of Louth
Louth began as an Anglo-Saxon village and is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as a town of 124 households. It is rumoured that the name is probably a corruption of a Saxon word meaning loud!
Current new homes in Louth