Skidbrooke is a village and parish near the North Sea, 9 miles from Louth, and 10 miles north of Alford. The parish covers over 2,400 acres and includes the hamlet of Saltfleet Haven on the North Sea coast.
Saltfleet Haven (sometimes just recorded as "Saltfleetby") was mentioned in the Domesday Book as a significant port. In the days of Edward I it was a considerable market town as well. If you are planning a visit:
Roger GILBERTSON provides a prospective of the flatlands in this area with his photograph at Geo-graph of Draining the Marshes, taken in 2006.
By automobile, take the A1031 between Mablethorpe and Grimsby. The village is about a mile north of the junction with the B1200 arterial road to Louth.