When the heat gets too hot to handle, make a beeline for one of these great ice cream parlours in the county. With an already hot start to the summer of 2017, there are sure to be more heatwaves on the horizon.
Blyton Ice Cream Parlour – Old Hall Farm, Gainsborough, DN21 3LA
This parlour serves award-winning ice cream in more than 60 flavours. Visitors can enjoy something a bit different here.
Dennetts Ice Cream Parlour – Bailgate, Lincoln, LN1 3AE
Around the corner from Lincoln Cathedral is Dennetts Ice Cream Parlour which was opened in 1995. Customers love it and you can enjoy your ice cream or sundae downstairs in the 14th century tearooms.
Go Gelato – The Strait, Lincoln, LN2 1JD
This new establishment is wasting no time making a name for itself with an assortment of constantly changing, but always fantastic flavours, available in cones, jars or alongside waffles. They also offer ‘freakshakes’ which are popular nowadays. They are a combination of a milkshake made with ice cream and a dessert, with common flavours of chocolate brownie and cheesecakes.
Willingham Fayre Ice Cream Parlour – Ash Grove, Market Rasen, LN8 3RA
Homemade Lincolnshire Wolds dairy ice cream in cones, tubs and sundaes. Visitors will find everything from classic vanilla to something more unusual such as Turkish delight or whisky and orange marmalade. Ice cream is produced in the farm’s dairy, using traditional Italian recipes.
Laddies Ice Creams – Church Street, Holbeach, PE12 7LL
Trips to the south are never complete without a visit to Laddies. With decades of experience in the trade, they know a thing or two about the best ice cream. They always make their ice cream with no artificial sweeteners or preservatives. They are also famous for their sweets.
Bar Unico – St Benedict’s Square, Lincoln, LN5 7AR
A scoop of Italian culture in the heart of Lincoln City, this coffee bar also doubles as a gelateria, serving Italian-style ice cream. You can choose to eat your gelato in or take it away. If you are quick, visitors between 9am and 11am can even opt to have their ice cream served in a homemade crepe.
Daisy Made Ice Cream – Lincoln Road, Skellingthorpe, LN6 5SA
This is one of the county’s most famous ice cream parlours, and based on a farm. Fresh milk from the cows, farm animals to pet and lovely scenery to gaze upon is the perfect opportunity to have an ice cream sundae. There is also crazy golf to enjoy with your family and friends.
I Love Ices – Tower Esplanade, Skegness, PE25 3HH
This local ice cream in hand-dipped cones stands out above the rest. Their signature ice cream, nicknamed ‘The Beast’ is made with tiramisu, chocolate, rocky road and vanilla ice cream and topped with chocolate sauce, all served in a chocolate-dipped waffle cone.
Thorntons – High Street, Lincoln, LN2 1AA
This ice cream is served from the shop’s window on Lincoln High Street where you can grab one on-the-go on hot days made with the shop’s own chocolate.
Farmer Browns – Sutton Road, Alford, LN13 9RL
This family-run farm produces luxury dairy ice cream including Farmhouse which is made with milk and double cream from the Holstein and Friesian cows that happily graze on the farm’s pastures. Cones and tubs are sold in the Ice Cream Parlour Tea Room and Farm Shop so you can get your fill of flavours.