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Summer holiday activities in Lincoln

We might be slightly biased, but Lincoln is a great place for families. Packed with a range of activities and sightseeing entertainment for everyone of all ages to enjoy.

Summer holiday activities in Lincoln

And with longer and warmer days throughout the summer months, Lincolnshire always has a busy programme of events and activities scheduled.

With just over seven weeks of school holidays to fill, what do you have planned to keep the kids excited but costs low?

Whether you're looking for craft activities, exhibitions, top spots for picnics, historical landmarks and more, Lincolnshire holidays can offer you it all.

Below, we've provided some of the most popular of the town's activities to help you make the most of your stay at Wolds Side holiday cottages.

Summer holiday activities

Sincil Bank Stadium

For those football fans amongst us, why not check out Sincil Bank Stadium, home to Lincoln City Football Club.

The Red Imps play matches on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons throughout the season, and a range of tickets and family tickets are always available.

Get lost in the Maize Maze!

A great attraction of Redhouse Farm, this maze offers kids and families the chance to explore and burn off some energy as you weave your way through the maze and try to find your way back to the exit.

Visit the beach

With beaches galore to choose from, make sure to set off for the day with your picnic and bucket and spade in hand. With a choice of beaches including, Anderby Creek, Skegness, Gibraltar Point, and others, you'll also have a choice of free parking!

Lincoln Castle and Cathedral

From medieval wall walks, a spooky prison, and treasure to lust after, Lincoln Castle and Cathedral take you back in time, filling you with awe and wonder, as well as providing some stunning views across the whole of Lincolnshire.

Doddington Hall

Doddington Hall offers a range of creative craft activities throughout their summer events programme.

With something available for all ages, visitors are encouraged to sign up and try something creatively new! An excellent opportunity to learn and get hands-on with the experts.

Lincoln Farmers Market

Found in the centre of Castle Hill, between Lincoln Castle and Cathedral, Lincoln farmers market is extremely popular. Why not pick up some local and fresh produce to take back to your lodge and spend some quality time together.

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway

Wold's railways host a range of summer events and activities. With a special teddy bears day in August being a firm favourite.

Travelling on a steam train with your favourite ted is also only part of the excitement, as you'll also be kept entertained with music and a teddy bears picnic quiz!

Lincoln's Roman Trail

Put your hiking shoes on and set off through Cathedral Quarter heading towards The Collection on the hunt for the last few remains of what was a profound and strong Roman City. and a range of tickets a

Pink Pig Farm

Pink Pig Farm offers a range of activities and themes throughout the summer, from sand sculpture and sandcastle competitions to the chance to build your own paper boat and more! You can also meet some of their smaller animals, ride on the tractor-trailer and visit the petting barn.

Woodthorpe Garden Centre

As well as playgrounds and great walks around the site, Woodthorpe Garden Centre also has an incredible dinosaur exhibition and an exciting maze where you can still hear the dinosaurs roar!

Also, a short distance from the garden centre you'll find Lincolnshire aquatics. A huge aquatic shop where for a small fee, you can also feed their giant fish!

Whisby Nature Park

A little outside of Lincolnshire, Whisby Nature Park has miles and miles of routes that you can take to set off and explore their lakes and ponds around the site. The park also boasts a fantastic adventure area packed with bridges, tunnels, and sandpits.

You can also see some of the wildlife in action through their underground earth tunnel and nature towers.

If you're looking at holidays in Lincolnshire and you're looking for a self-catering holiday cottage, look no further than Wolds Side Lodges.

The perfect place to escape from busy everyday life, but close enough to enjoy some of the fantastic activities Lincolnshire has to offer over the summer.

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