Friskney is both a village and a parish that lie on the sea coast 120 miles north of London, on the A52 trunk road north out of Boston, about 14 miles distant. Wainfleet St. Mary parish forms the northern border and the North Sea the eastern boundary. The parish is low-lying salt marsh, about 7,000 acres of reclaimed tidal flats and a part of the area known as "The Fens". Friskney Flats is a large sand bank off shore. Key's Toft and part of Wainfleet Bank are in the parish.
Some important points about the village of Friskney:
- The village of Friskney is home of the Fenbank Greyhound Sanctuary, a group that finds homes for these fine racing hounds.
- The Friskney Decoy Wood at TF 4657 is a woodland preserve. For a description of the "decoy" process, read the Duck Decoymen of Friskney by Patrick Lambe.
- There is an active Friskney Bowmen Archery Club headquartered at Hansard House on Church Road (PostCode=PE22 8RF, phone 01754 820606).
- If you are planning a visit, check out our touring page.
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administrative areas in which Friskney has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF460550 (Lat/Lon: 53.072285, 0.177791), Friskney which are provided by: