Grantham’s Angel and Royal Hotel included in new guide

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The Angel and Royal Hotel in Grantham features in a new handbook of historic watering holes.

Ye Olde Good Inn Guide, written by James Moore and Paul Nero, factors in the hotel as it was venue stayed in by Richard III in 1483 as well as a host of other Royals. Due to be published this month, the guide includes a number of Lincolnshire pubs and inns. Mr Moore said: “Lincolnshire has a rich heritage of historic pubs, inns and hotels. This book helps you find the best and reveals their incredible history – as well as providing some great tales to share with your fellow drinkers along the way.

“The Tudor period was the golden age of the alehouse and inn. Our guide allows you to step back into the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I to enjoy a drink in atmospheric places which they may very well have frequented themselves.”

“At a time when 18 pubs are closing a week it has never been more important to preserve the history of those which have often served their communities for centuries.” The book is available via www.amazon.co.uk