Parks and gardens to visit


Lakeside, Kings Road, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, DN35 0AG, Tel: 01472 325012, Email,

The Discovery Centre provides a welcoming environment situated in the beautiful scenery at the Lakeside. The Discovery Centre is renowned for its innovative design and beautiful scenery.

Cogglesford Watermill
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East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EQ, Tel: 01529 413671, Email,

Cogglesford Watermilll, dating back to Saxon times, is thought to be the only Sherriff's watermill still in operation in England.

The Pink Pig Farm Adventure
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Holme Hall, Holme, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN16 3RE, Tel: 01724 844466, Email,

The Jackson family has farmed here since 1929,with adventure trail, restaurant and farm shop.

Springfields Shopping & Festival Gardens

Camelgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6EU, Tel: 01775 760909, Email,

There really is something for everyone at Springfields Outlet Shopping & Festival Gardens. No matter what age you are, at Springfields there's always plenty on offer, a great day out for the whole family.

The Garden House

Cliff Road, Saxby, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, LN8 2DQ, Tel: 01673 878820, Email,

A garden of the 21st century – which has traditional elements of design but is innovative and aware of the environment and is experimental.

Witham Valley Country Park

The Visitor Centre, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln, LN6 0EY, Tel: 01529 308146, Email,

Witham Valley Country Park is made up of a number of green spaces in the heart of Lincolnshire. The Country Park is a great place to unwind in beautiful, unspoilt countryside, rich in wildlife and history.

Batemans Brewery & Visitors Centre
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Salem Bridge Brewery, Wainfleet, LIncolnshire, PE24 4JE, Tel: 01754 882009

A great day out for all the family can be had at Batemans Brewery 'Where Lincolnshire beer brewing with family tradition can still be found'. Batemans Brewery is one of the country's oldest family breweries brewing some of the finest beer.

Baytree Owl Centre

Baytree Owl Centre, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6JU, Tel: 01406 372840

One of the largest and most varied selections of owls and birds of prey you will ever see, combined with a large indoor flying arena, the Baytree Owl centre provides a unique interactive experience for all ages.

Beck House Winery

8 Beck Street, Digby, Lincoln, LN4 3NE, Tel: 01526 320332

Lombard fruit and country wines are made at Beck House Winery from traditional recipes and by traditional methods. All wines have a grape base but are fermented with the named ingredient.

Bransby Home of Rest for Horses

Bransby, Lincoln, LN1 2PH, Tel: 01427 788464

Bransby Home of Rest for Horses is an equine welfare charity which was founded in 1968. Since then Bransby has helped over 1000 animals and with over 290 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys currently in our care there are lots to see and do.

Burghley House aerial view
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Burghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, Tel: 01780 752451

Used in recent films Pride and Prejudice and The Da Vinci Code, the house boasts eighteen magnificent State Rooms and a huge collection of works and art, including one of the most important private collections of 17th century.

Candlesby Herbs

Cross Keys Cottage, Chalk Pit Lane, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5SF, Tel: 01754 890211

Specialists in the growing and using of herbs with plants for sale and display, talks, lectures and demonstrations by arrangement, both on and off site.

Chambers Farm Wood

Cadwell Park, Cadwell, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9SE, Tel: 01623 822447

Chambers Farm Nature Reserve is a facinating place for anyone interested in flora and fauna.Situated on the site of a medieaval woodland it contains ancient Limes and a wealth of butterflies.

Claythorpe Watermill Wildfowl Gardens
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Claythorpe Watermill, Claythorpe, Lincolnshire, LN13 0DU, Tel: 01507 451366

A beautiful, tranquil, eighteenth century former watermill, home to birds, animals and a gorgeous tea room. Take your time...

Cloud Bar

Sea Road, Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire, PE24 5XW, Tel: 01522 782070

It may not serve any alcohol, but the Cloud Bar on the beach at Anderby Creek in Lincolnshire, UK, has been sanctioned by The Cloud Appreciation Society as the world’s first ‘Official Cloudspotting Area’.

Collyweston Quarries

Eastern-on-the-Hill, nr Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3PQ, Tel: 01604 405285

Limestone grassland and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Old Roman quarry now supporting rare plants, including a number of orchid species.

Compass Gardens

Grand Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2UG, Tel: 01754 899887

The Compass Gardens are one of Skegness places you must see. With the statue of our very famous Jolly Fisherman. Just come and have a nice, pleasant walk or just sit and relax.

Daisy Made

Lincoln Road, Skellingthorpe, LN6 5SA, Tel: 01522 693757

Ice cream parlour and coffee shop. Real dairy ice cream made with milk from our own cows. Drinks and snacks available in our new seated parlour. 12 hole Crazy Golf courses also available.

Doddington Hall
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Doddington Hall, Lincoln, LN6 4RU, Tel: 01522 694308

Doddington Hall and Gardens, near Lincoln. A superb Elizabethan mansion by the renowned architect Robert Smythson. The hall stands today as it was completed in 1600 with walled courtyards, turrets and gatehouse.

Easton Walled Gardens

Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 5AP, Tel: 01476 530063

Easton Walled Gardens has 12 Acres of 'lost' gardens which were once the grounds of a great house. Requisitioned by the army during the war the house fell into disrepair and was pulled down in 1951.

Elsham Hall Gardens & Country Park

Elsham Hall, Brigg, Lincolnshire, DN20 0QZ, Tel: 01652 688698

Set in the beautiful lakeside gardens of Elsham Hall, the park offers carp lakes where you can feed the fish, a Butterfly Walkway, an Adventure Playground and within the new Walled Garden there is a sensory garden.

Far Ings National Nature Reserve

Far Ings Visitor Centre, Far Ings Lane, Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire, DN18 5RG, Tel: 01652 637055

Discover the wildlife of the south Humber Bank at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Far Ings National Nature Reserve. The Freshwater clay pits and reedbeds, meadow and hawthorn scrub are rich in flora and fauna.

Fiskerton Fen Nature Reserve

Ferry Road, Fiskerton, LN3 4HU, Tel:

Fiskerton Fen Nature Reserve lies beside the River Witham. It was created from the huge pit that was left when clay was dug out to reinforce the river banks and reduce flood risk.

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve
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Gibraltar Point Wash Study Centre, Gibraltar Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE24 4SU, Tel: 01754 762677

Nature reserve with 1500 acres of habitat including sand dunes, salt marsh, sandy shores and freshwater marsh. There is also a visitor and residential centre.