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Heart of Lincolnshire

Things to See & Do

Heckington Windmill

See a list of things to see and do during your visit to North Kesteven


Stay Overnight

Hilltop Barn

Choose from hotels, guest houses, farm accommodation or self catering cottages



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See a list of events taking place during your visit to North Kesteven


Welcome to North Kesteven in the heart of rural Lincolnshire

North Kesteven sits just south of the city of Lincoln and features picturesque countryside, quaint villages and the two towns of North Hykeham in the north and Sleaford in the south of the district.  Local heritage, beautiful countryside walks, intimate venues, stunning artworks, aviation history, theatres and sporting facilities can all be found in abundance in the district. 

Whether you are visiting for the day, a week, or a month, North Kesteven is the perfect base for visiting other parts of the county.  It will not only offer a very warm and friendly welcome, but many wonderful places to spend your time.  It is rural England at its very best and you can be sure of a fantastic time!


North Hykeham



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Food & Drink

Eating & Drinkin

See a list of pubs, bars and restaurants in North Kesteven



Pottery Painting Cafe

See a list of shopping centres, craft centres and other places to shop


Getting Here

See how to get to North Kesteven

See details of how to get to North Kesteven by car, rail or air


Stepping Out


Stepping Out is a collection of walks throughout quiet, unspoilt countryside in the heart of rural Lincolnshire.


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Sleaford Riverside

Countryside - Lollycocks Field

This fun trail has been designed to help you discover the heritage of the River Slea and explore its fascinating history


More Information

For more information on the Heart of Lincolnshire contact:

Email: discovernk@n-kesteven.gov.uk

Telephone: 01529 308207

Complete our online sign up form to receive regular mailings from us about North Kesteven


For information about Heckington, click below to visit the community website for Heckington village.



Aviation Trail

The North Kesteven Airfield Trail has been created to enable visitors to locate the active RAF stations and former airfield sites, many of which are now identified by distinctive signs in this part of mid Lincolnshire.


Send for our brochures

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We have lots of brochures that you might like to read.  Take a look at what is available and send for them here.

If you enjoy walking you might also like to see our list of 'Go Stepping Out' leaflets.