Days Out

There is so much to see and do; from wide open spaces to historic houses, castles, and beaches. Take a look at some of the amazing places to visit and start planning your next adventure.

Love Lincolnshire Wolds

Boasting 216 square miles of unspoilt countryside, the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural beauty (AONB) is a nationally important and cherished landscape, home to some of the UK’s finest countryside. So much to discover including hiking, biking, horse riding, climbing, swimming, kayaking, flying, camping, fishing, motor racing and so much more! The area is also rich in culture and heritage. You can enjoy a steam train railway ride, and learn about the patchworks of airfields and RAF museums across Lincolnshire, including the famous Lancaster Bomber and Dambusters, that help shape our rich aviation history. For more information click here

Heritage Railways

There are many Heritage Railways waiting to be discovered. Many of these can be accessed via connections at Nottingham station. More information about these beautiful scenic railways can be found here

Boston History Tours

Guided tours showcasing Boston’s glorious history and architecture, from medieval times through to the important role it played in the Pilgrim Fathers story. Tours take place on Wednesday mornings and Sunday afternoons; meeting point just a short stroll from Boston station. For more information and to book click here

City of Caves – Nottingham

Located only a short stroll from the station take time to go and explore part of a hidden maze of over 500 original sandstone caves underneath the streets of Nottingham dating back to the dark ages.
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Nottingham Castle

Situated only a short 10-minute stroll from the station; discover the rich history of this must-see heritage attraction. Follow in the footsteps of a legend and explore the immersive Robin Hood Gallery. Why not drop into the Terrace Cafe and enjoy stunning, panoramic views of the city. For more information click here

Wollaton Hall and Park

An Elizabethan Mansion set in five hundred acres of spectacular gardens and parkland. The hall was used as the setting for Wayne Manor in the 2012 Batman film, Dark Knight Rises. Easy to get to from the station with a bus running every 20 minutes.To find out more click here

Motorpoint Arena – Nottingham

A fantastic venue to enjoy everything from music concerts and theatre through to sporting events; what will you see next? The arena is located centrally in Nottingham City and is a 10 minute walk from the station.
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Belvoir Castle

Just a short 4 miles from Bottesford station you will find an historic gem in the heart of the English countryside. The castle was used to portray Windsor Castle in Season Three of The Crown and is the ancestral seat of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland. For more information click here

Belton House

Situated just 3 miles from Grantham station you will find the stunning Grade I listed Belton House owned and maintained by the National Trust. It is surrounded by formal gardens within a larger wooded parkland area. For more information click here

Holme Pierrepont Country Park

Set in 270 acres of parkland and home to the National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont is one of the UK’s hidden gems. Situated just 5 miles from Radcliffe station, there is something for everyone from White Water rafting to Sky Tykes for the little ones. Why not make a weekend of it by staying in the newly refurbished campsite. For more information click here

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

Located just over 2 miles away from Rauceby station this amazing museum tells the story of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell and aviation history which includes a flight simulator along with a gift shop and café. A fascinating way to spend a couple of hours. For more information click here

Mrs Smith’s Cottage – Navenby

For a unique peek into the past look no further than this fascinating cottage which documents one woman, one home, during one century. The cottage has been preserved as if Mrs Smith had “just popped out” Located just 10 miles from Sleaford station for more information click here

Cogglesford Watermill – Sleaford

Just a short 15 minute walk from Sleaford station and situated on the banks of the River Slea you will find this renovated Watermill, believed to be the only working one left in England. For more information click here

Heckington Mill

Located adjacent to Heckington Station, this amazing 8 Sailed Windmill is the only working one in the world. Fully renovated, the site now boasts a visitor centre, shop, café and its own 8 Sailed Brewery. This is home to our Music at the Mill events which happen every May. For more information click here

Batemans Brewery & Visitor Centre – Wainfleet

Situated a short stroll from Wainfleet station this wonderful brewery set in an 18th Century Windmill offers a brewery tour featuring both traditional and modern brewing methods. The brewery holds a varied calendar of events including Bands on the Banks and is home to our very own Music Train. For more information click here

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

Previously known as the Parrot Zoo this wonderful wildlife park holds a host of exciting animals and includes a gift shop, café and play area. One you need to make time for. For more information click here

The park is a bus ride away via CallConnect

Visit Lincs Coast

The Lincolnshire Coast is a vast and varied area; from the excitement of Skegness to the wilderness of our nature reserves to the beautiful windswept blue flag beaches. Everything you need to know about the East Coast can be found here

Natureland Seal Sanctuary

Situated on the sea front this is a must do attraction for all the family. See rescued seals rehabilitated and returned to the wild along with lots of other animals including penguins. For more information click here

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