There have been two ghosts referred to as Lindholme Willie. One is usually associated with what is thought by some to be a Polish WWII bomber crewman and the second a hermit known as William de Lindholme.
Built for Sir William Massingberd, 2nd Baronet (Born 1650 – Died 1719) and dating from 1700*, Gunby Hall is a Grade I listed country house owned by the National Trust with a reputation of being haunted.
The village of Alkborough lies at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Trent and overlooks the Humber. The village’s claim to fame is a bizarre circular turf maze of unknown origin.
At Gainsborough, several times a year, can be seen a phenomenon known as the "Trent Aegir". This is a large tidal bore which rolls down from the Humber. It is known to have happened since at least the Viking era, as the name Aegir is taken from the Norse god of the sea.
Opening on 5 December 1929, Scunthorpe General Hospital was originally named The Scunthorpe and District War Memorial Hospital.
On 13 April 2004 the following story was published in the Lincolnshire Echo detailing a family’s strange experience at Lincoln Castle’s Observatory Tower.
A Family got the fright of their lives when they stumbled on what they believe was a malevolent ghost in Lincoln Castle.
If visiting the home of a Lincolnshire family, someone leaving a door open might be asked the unusual question "Do you come from Bardney?" This is said in a similar tone and meaning to "Were you born in a barn?" elsewhere in the country. The saying has its roots in an old tale about a miraculous occurrence at Bardney Abbey.
A phenomena has been reported by many shaken drivers who have passed the former RAF airfield at Metheringham, Lincolnshire, late at night. At first glance this appears to be a version of the "Vanishing Hitchhiker" stories which are common all over the world, but there are some deviations from the usual story.
The Lincolnshire coast was once a major focus of smuggling in Britain.