Welcome to Lincolnshire

England's second largest county is an outstanding area of ever-changing landscapes and exciting scenery, shaped by a rich tapestry of fascinating heritage, passionate people and intriguing traditions.

Visit the iconic towers of Lincoln Cathedral or the beautiful stone town of Stamford, explore the sculpture gardens at Burghley House, or enjoy the rolling Lincolnshire Wolds and the breathtaking Skegness coastline - Lincolnshire is a must visit UK holiday destination.

Take time out, relax and discover a mix of city, coast and countryside




Seaside hotels, countryside bed and breakfasts and welcoming caravan sites - Lincolnshire has a wide range of accommodation on offer.


What's on

whats on

From open days to theatre shows and festivals to sporting events, there's always plenty going on in Lincolnshire to visit and experience.


Food and Drink

food and drink

Discover the many local specialities at a farm shop or sample fresh, locally grown, home cooked fayre at a welcoming Lincolnshire eatery.


Places to Visit

Places to visit

Lincolnshire's many attractions include animal parks, historic houses, museums, theme parks and even a seal sanctuary or two!



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Lincolnshire's vast landscape is awash with variety offering you a diverse selection of destinations including city, coast and countryside.


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Order your FREE copy of the official guide to Lincolnshire online - packed with holiday ideas and inspiration for days out and short breaks.

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25 January 2014 to 24 April 2014

Creating a Scene at The National Centre for Craft & DesignSat 25 Jan - Thu 24 Apr 2014This exhibition looks at set design and considers the artistic design process and the underpinning collaboration between artistic disciplines necessary for success, in short the art of Creating a Scene.

26 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

The Tirpitz at Petwood Hotel RestaurantSat 26 Apr 2014A presentation by Jim Shortland Affiliate MRAeS 'The Tirpitz'

26 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

An evening with Margaret Dickinson at Gainsborough Heritage CentreSat 26 Apr 2014Born in Gainsborough Margaret moved to the coast at the age of seven and so began her love for the sea and the Lincolnshire landscape. Her ambition to be a writer began early and she had her first novel published at the age of twenty-five.

26 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

Introduction to Blacksmithing at Heritage Skills CentreSat 26 Apr 2014Try your hand at this ancient art on our one day taster course in Blacksmithing!

26 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

Felt Making at Heritage Skills CentreSat 26 Apr 2014Explore techniques such as flat felt making, making felt balls and ropes, and using silks and yarns to add embellishments, with felt artist Robyn Smith and make a number of samples to take home.

26 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

Classic Cars Display at Gainsborough Old HallSat 26 Apr 2014Over 40 classic cars are on view in the Old Hall grounds for you to enjoy.

02 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

Mrs Cuppleditch’s Hats - Exhibition at Louth MuseumWed 2 - Sat 26 Apr 2014This exhibition consists of a large selection of hats which were worn by Mrs Mary Cuppleditch on civic occasions when her husband George was Mayor of Louth from 1978 to 1979.

26 April 2014 to 26 April 2014

Felt Toys and Creatures at The National Centre for Craft & DesignSat 26 Apr 2014Learn how to design and make an almost seamless felt toy to stuff and decorate.

27 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

Lincoln Classic Car RallySun 27 Apr 2014This annual event represents the perfect opportunity to polish up the chrome and enjoy like minded company, free admission to the event gives a rare opportunity to soak up real nostalgia in the Brayford Waterfront.

05 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

The Birds and the Trees - Elaine Thompson at The Natural World CentreSat 5 - Sun 27 Apr 2014Elaine exhibited at Whisby in 2012 and due to popular demand we welcome her back with her unique artwork drawing influence from the birds and the trees!

26 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

No Limits Racing at Cadwell Park CircuitSat 26 - Sun 27 Apr 2014The No Limits Bike Championships provide newcomers with a great way to start out in the world of two-wheeled motorsport.

26 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

Discover the Herons of Hartsholme Country ParkSat 26 - Sun 27 Apr 2014Join the Lincolnshire Local Group of the RSPB and 'Make a Date with Nature', by taking part in the annual Heron Watch to discover and learn more about these giants of the bird world.

27 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

Charity Open Day at Goltho GardensSun 27 Apr 2014We’ve been proud to support the work of the National Garden Scheme for many years – since our gardens first opened to the public. Today we will be donating all entrance money to the NGS so please come along and support a great cause.

29 April 2014 to 06 May 2014

"In Memoriam" at St Mary & St Nicolas Church - SpaldingTue 29 Apr - Tue 6 May 2014A Flower Festival exploring the lives of people whose names are recorded in stone, brass or glass around this historic parish church.

08 March 2014 to 11 May 2014

Black Sheep: the darker side of felt at The National Centre for Craft & DesignSat 8 Mar - Sun 11 May 2014An exploration of the edgier side of this extraordinary, versatile and often overlooked material.

08 April 2014 to 11 May 2014

Black Sheep: Touch Me at The National Centre for Craft & DesignTue 8 Apr - Sun 11 May 2014The NCCD have brought together a vast collection of objects associated with feltmaking which you can handle and test.

15 February 2014 to 31 May 2014

Picture the Past at Gainsborough Old HallSat 15 Feb - Sat 31 May 2014This exhibition showcases the best entries from our Primary Schools' art competition which ran in the Autumn Term. The artworks were inspired by people, places and events in history

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