East Kirkby is a village and a parish about 6 miles south-west of Spilsby and 8 miles south-east of Horncastle. The parish covers about 2,050 acres.
The Catchwater Drain passes near the village and used to be navigable all the way to Boston. If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, take the A16 Trunk Road south out of Spilsby and head for Boston. When you reach Keal, the A155 arterial splits off and takes you west (right) toward East Kirkby (about 2 miles from the junction).