Lincoln Cathedral is located in the city of Lincoln and dates back to 1072. It is known as “One of Eurpoe’s finest Gothic buildings, once the tallest in the world, that dominates Lincoln’s skyline. With fantastic tours of the spectacular building on offer, as well as services still being held, everyone is welcomed. Gift shops and refreshment facilities are also available. Despite its size, the cathedral is filled with intricate detail. The cathedral run guided tours almost all year round which will take you on a journey which reveals hundreds of years of history. Lincoln cathedral owns one of only four surviving copies of Magna Carta, signed in 1215 and brought back to Lincoln by the Bishop of Lincoln, which is now on loan to, and resides in, Lincoln Castle. The cathedral is full of history and is a must see for visitors to the area.
The North Lincolnshire Wolds is a great place to explore and discover the beautiful countryside and hills. Whether it be on bike or on foot there are many footpaths and bridleways to investigate. The Lincolnshire Wolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty from 1973. This stretch of rolling chalk hills goes on for 40 unspoilt miles. The Lincolnshire Wolds is the highest land in eastern England between Kent and Yorkshire – there are fine views to the Pennines in the west, and the coast to the east. The Lincolnshire Wolds is a living, working landscape, with woodland, grassland and abandoned chalk pits providing important habitats for rare flowers and wildlife. For over 40 years it has been an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. If you love the Great Outdoors, you’ll love the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Cadwell Park is a motor racing circuit in lincolnshire. Holding many race events as well as track days and testing. In the race calendar it holds events throughout the year including super bike championships, Car championships, Supermoto and Rally events. Here at Cadwell you can also buy a gift for a loved one or yourself for a driving experience, ranging from Rally Superride, Mud Master or Racemaster.
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway
The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is a great day out for all the family with FREE admission and parking. Take a journey on one of the working steam trains or stop off at the Steaming Kettle Buffet for a bite to eat whilst the little ones run off some energy in the play area. Over the years, the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway have built up a collection of artefacts which all contribute to our understanding of the development of the railways in the region. The extension of the station building now includes a dedicated museum area which has enabled them to display the unique collection of local railway memorabilia going back over 150 years. In addition to the artefacts on display, the museum has archive photographs and newspaper reports from events which have taken place on the railway.
Caistor Equestrian Centre
Caistor Equestrian Centre is a beautiful purpose built establishment sitting in grounds of over 30 acres in the North Lincolnshire Wolds. Lessons are available for all ages four and over within the grounds, and they have something to suit every ability. Located on site is The Forge Café Restaurant, offering quality food from afternoon tea to a Sunday lunch. The centre also holds events such as show jumping and dressage.
The Crocusmia Gardens
Home of the former NCCPG National Collection of Crocosmia. This is a personal collection, enhanced lovingly over the past few years. Open for visits but best to call first.
Nettleton Iron Mine
Nettleton Iron Mine first opened in 1928. The top mines are accessible, and provide a very interesting history lesson.
Hall Farm Park – Animal Park
Hall Farm Park is situated on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Fun day out for all the family down on the farm. With activities to do in all weather: indoor holds the indoor play barn for the children to have fun, as well as animals and the heritage shed to look into the history of the family run farm. Outdoors there are animals, the outdoor play area, crazy karts as well as crazy golf suitable for all the family and the magical wonderland walk following the trails with a quiz sheet in hand. Also onsite is a wonderful tea room named Pepperpot Tearoom which serves light meals cakes and drinks. There is also a gift shop where you can buy some of the local produce served in Hall Farm’s tea room as well as other quality gifts.
Lincoln developed from the Roman town of Lindum Colonia, which developed from an Iron Age settlement. Lincoln’s major landmarks are Lincoln Cathedral, a fine example of English Gothic architecture, and Lincoln Castle, an 11th-century Norman castle. The city is also home to the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University. Lincoln is situated in a gap in the Lincoln Cliff 141 miles (227 kilometres) north of London, at an elevation of 20.4 metres (66.9 feet) above sea level by the River Witham, stretching up to 75 metres (246.1 feet) above sea level in the uphill area around the cathedral
The Lincolnshire showground is owned by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, a charitable organisation established in 1896. Its objectives are to educate the country, as well as maintain a sustainable environment. Although it originates from roots based in farming, the association has diversified over the years to create a multi-purpose business offering a wide range of services and events for the region and beyond.
Those who have not been to Cleethorpes in recent years will be surprised at the changes. They offer a clean and modern resort with traditional appeal, breath-taking scenery, fabulous beaches, mouth-watering food, top attractions and fascinating history. Cleethorpes has something for everyone, from award-winning beaches and areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to first-class visitor attractions.
The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world, is located in Hull, East Yorkshire. This award-winning attraction is home to 3,500 fish including magnificent sharks and rays. The dramatic building, which overlooks the Humber estuary, was designed by world class architects, Sir Terry Farrell and Partners. It is just a short walk from The Deep into Hull Marina and the Museums Quarter. As part of the regeneration of Hull The Deep has become an internationally recognised landmark and has even featured on a Royal Mail stamp!
Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of Great Grimsby as the ‘world’s premier fishing port’ at their award winning attraction. Fishing has often been described as one of the toughest jobs in the world. Discover life for British trawlermen in a job described as ‘the most dangerous peacetime occupation in the UK’ or climb aboard the historic ‘Ross Tiger’ trawler to experience the conditions aboard one of the earliest surviving diesel side-trawlers. The Grimsby fishing heritage centre aims to take you back 60 years to discover life for trawlermen and their families, both at home and at sea. Take along the whole family and experience the sights, sounds, smells and even the movements of life as a 1950s trawlerman. The beautifully crafted interactive displays are either carefully recreated or made from original trawler fixtures and fittings, accurately reassembled within the attraction.
Nettleton Lodge Shooting Ground
Nettleton Lodge Shooting Ground is run by Ben Jacob who took over the running from his uncle (also Ben), in 2004. Ben now runs the Shoot with his wife Mel and brother Will. Although only a small Shooting Ground, there are 14 stands giving targets to test all abilities. The Ground is aligned to ‘Sporting’ targets rather than to specific disciplines and operates on a practice only basis. Nettleton Lodge Shooting Ground is not a ‘club’ – it works on a ‘pay and shoot’ basis using mostly Bowman automatic traps and a Morris electronics target monitoring system.
Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre
Caistor’s heritage has remained undiscovered for so many years and this project has provided the opportunity to tell the story about Caistor. In the Centre you will see interpretive panels about Caistor’s past including a massive print of the 1907 ordinance survey map and a 6 metre long time line describing Caistor’s history from 8000BC to the present day. We are sure you will find this really interesting and exciting and want to spend time reading about important dates in Caistor’s past.
A visit to Hull and East Yorkshire is the start of a great journey. Whether walking and cycling on the Yorkshire Wolds or enjoying a city break in Hull you will have a fantastic visit. Visit the Yorkshire Coast for the best place to see sea birds in England, at RSPB Bempton or spend time exploring the coves and open sandy beaches. Visit Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017, and explore its historic old town heart and cultural venues. All of the city’s museums and galleries are free to enter so spend some time in the Ferens gallery or immerse yourself in Hull’s maritime history at the Maritime Museum. Take a city tour or take it at your own pace following the famous fish trail.
Find some of Lincolnshire’s finest golf courses only a short drive away.
Market Rasen Golf Club
Immingham Golf Club
Elsham Golf Club
Laceby Manor Golf Club
The Viking Way is a long distance footpath which starts on the banks of the Humber in the north and winds its way through Lincolnshire to finish on the shores of Rutland Water, a total of 235km (147 miles).
The route passes through the Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the market town of Horncastle, the Lincolnshire Limewoods, the City of Lincoln, the southern Lincolnshire Edge and the Kesteven Uplands before entering Leicestershire and Rutland.
Market Rasen Racecourse
Set in its rural location Market Rasen offers a beautiful setting with fantastic views of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The friendly family atmosphere and quality racing make it the perfect place for a great day out!