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Top attractions in Lincolnshire Wolds

We may be slightly biased, but when it comes to amazing spaces, places to discover, and activities to take part in, Lincolnshire Wolds can offer it all.

Known as an area of natural beauty, the Lincolnshire Wolds can provide you with the perfect escape, an opportunity to brush up on your history and more.

Top attractions in Lincolnshire Wolds

Lincolnshire Wolds main attractions

Claythorpe Watermill

The watermill is the most tranquil and beautiful piece of history in Lincolnshire. Kids can run free in the fantastic woodland play area, while you take in the sights of the riverside wildfowl garden. Built around 1720, this particular mill ran until the 1970s and is truly an extraordinary sight!

Gunby Estate, Hall, and Gardens

Situated near Spilsby, this vast estate was home to the Massingberd family from 1700 – 1967. Visitors can stroll through its three floors as well as take a wander outside through their beautiful grounds. You can also enjoy a tasty treat while you’re there and take a browse through some of their small selection of gifts for sale.

Snipe Dales Country Park

Snipe Dales is known as a semi-natural wet valley system founded on the southern edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. One of very few still found in the UK today. You will find a variety of wildlife throughout the Dales, with plenty of walks to explore with valleys and streams galore, make sure to keep your eyes open for the grasshopper warblers, meadow pipit, willow warbler, and more!

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

The greatest way to step back in time, the Lincolnshire Aviation centre allows you to experience first hand the sights and sounds, as well as the smells and the atmosphere of life during World War 2 as it is situated on a World War 2 airfield! Get up close and personal with a Lancaster Bomber and even take a ride on board!

Lincolnshire Wolds Cottages

If you’re searching for something different and tranquil place to retreat and escape, then Wolds Side Lodge Holidays can provide the perfect place.

With idyllic surroundings, you can explore all Lincolnshire has to offer.

With lodges tailored to families and couples, Wolds Side is the perfect place if you’re looking for something unique.

Take the time to escape the busy city life and relax and unwind in a hot tub lodge just for you!

Wolds Railway

Wolds Railway sits in a beautiful part of Lincolnshire, between Wolds and the coast, and is only a short distance from Cleethorpes, Grimsby, and the historic market town of Louth.

Brushing up on a little bit of history, you can find out more about the route from Boston to Grimsby and the restoration work that is taking place on the stretch of the line running southwards towards Louth.

Tattershall Castle

The 15th Century red brick castle brings together all of the medieval magic of past times, up to the present day.

With moat walls, stables, and kitchen ruins all on show, each room, and area of the castle has a different story to tell.

Conservation work regularly takes place around the grounds, to preserve and protect the property as much as possible and keep the history of Lincoln alive!

Where Isaac Newton changed the world – Woolsthorpe Manor

Carrying out a range of experiments and discoveries at Woolsthorpe Manor. It was also during this time that Newton’s conceptualisation of the laws of motion and gravity began to form, and change the world of science forever.

Walk the same walk as Sir Isaac Newton and learn of some of the fascinating experiments and science discoveries taking place.

Wolds Walking Festival

Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival is a brilliant walking event that takes place every September throughout the Yorkshire Wolds. The activities set are suitable for families, casual walkers, and the most enthusiastic among us!

Rushmoor Country Park

If being one with nature is more your style, then the Rushmore open-air park is suitable for everyone! Set in 6 acres of Lincolnshire countryside, this family-run park provides the best hands-on experience with all of their animals, there is nothing at Rushmoor park that won’t make you smile.

Lincolnshire has a lot to offer, and with some of the Wolds, main attractions make sure to plan your trip wisely!

Don’t forget, if you’re looking for holiday cottages in Lincolnshire, make sure to visit Wolds Side Holiday Cottages and book your perfect retreat.

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