West Barkwith is both a village and a parish in the Wolds, about midway between Louth and Lincoln, 13 miles northeast of Lincoln, 13 miles southwest of Louth and 2.5 miles northeast of Wragby. Panton parish lies to the southeast and West Torrington parish to the northwest. The parish covers about 500 acres.
West Barkwith village lies astride the old Louth Road (now the A157) to Lincoln. If you are planning a visit:
The Manor House at West Barkwith, Lincoln LN8 5LF, is now open as a bed and breakfast. This 18th century manor house stands in picturesque landscaped grounds overlooking a lake. Situated on the edge of the wolds within easy travelling of Lincoln, Louth, Horncastle and many other places of interest. Country walks from the back door and evening meals a speciality. Village pub nearby.