Lincolnshire boasts some of the most beautiful nature reserves in the UK and is home to a wealth of wildlife. There are almost 100 nature reserves run by the RSPB and Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust to explore across the county.

Explore a world on your doorstep

A nature lover’s paradise there is plenty of wildlife to spot; from animals to birds to flora and fauna, across a whole host of habitats. Suitable for most people and a perfect way to escape the everyday. Lincolnshire is a county rich in nature due to it’s rural heritage. The county boasts some of the most impressive open spaces to explore, including great spots to visit for the day but also explore on treks and hikes across comfortable terrain that is appropriate for all abilities.

Freiston Shore

Freiston Shore found in the wilderness of the Wash is one of the UK’s most important estuaries for wildlife. This RSPB reserve offers excellent views of water-birds on the salt water lagoon, especially at high tide when wading birds roost, sometimes in their thousands. Tree sparrows, yellowhammers and skylarks are common around the reserve throughout the year, with mad march hares in spring, ringed plovers in summer and Brent geese and hunting harriers in winter.

Discover Outdoors

Discover things to do across Lincolnshire. From walking and cycling to alpacas and horse drawn carriages.