Top 10 Family Things to Do in Lincolnshire5th August 2015
Lincolnshire is the second largest ceremonial county in England, with a population of over 1 million, and an area just under 7,000 square kilometers. It is also one of the country’s richest agricultural regions, and is steeped in history and heritage.
Staying at Tattershall Lakes puts you in the very heart of rural Lincolnshire, and it is a wonderful place from which to explore the wonders of our county. We’ve prepared a list of things you might consider doing around Lincolnshire when you come to stay with us.
Our list covers places of historical interest, family fun days out, kids indoor play, wildlife, outdoor adventure and more. We hope you find it useful!
Fantasy Island, Skegness
Lincolnshire’s most famous seaside town, Skegness, is home to Fantasy Island, which offers exciting rollercoasters, thrilling fairground rides, arcades and much more family fun. It’s also home to Europe’s largest 7-day market offering gifts, clothing, accessories, tools and everything you can imagine!
Crazee Bongos Indoor Play Centre, Sleaford
Open 7 days a week from 10:00am to 6:00pm, Crazee Bongos is a great choice near the park for parents looking for a great indoor venue to distract your younger kids when outdoor activities might be off the menu due to rain or other reasons.
High Ropes Adventure, Market Rasen
Operating for nearly two decades now, High Ropes Adventure gives children exciting and challenging environments in the form of rope courses suitable for kids aged 6 plus. Archery is also on offer for anyone over the age of 7. They also can provide BBQ hire, orienteering, basic camping facilities – it’s the perfect choice for the outdoorsy family.
Woodside Wildlife Park, Lincoln
This hands-on family day out promises an inspiring wildlife experience that will easily tempt kids away from the pull of their TV sets and video games. Visitors can meet a tiger, hold a snake, listen to wolves, fly a hawk – it’s a lot more than just looking at animals in enclosures.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Coningsby
Visit RAF Coningsby to see some of the amazing planes used by the RAF during World War 2. They even have one of the very few air-worthy Lancaster bombers left in the world, as well as Spitfires and other planes. Some of the display is free of charge, but for a small fee you can also take the guided tour of the hangars.
Natureland Seal Sanctuary, Skegness
Animal lovers can’t possibly miss the Skegness favourite, where you can even watch feeding time! Open daily from 10:00am to 4:30pm, animals on the park include penguins, seals, reptiles, a full aquarium and much more. The resident seals are rescued as pups and rehabilitated in the centre before being returned to the wild. Closing times can vary throughout the year, so it’s a good idea to call in advance.
The Collection Museum, Lincoln
This incredible selection of artifacts, displays and exhibitions makes up one of the county’s premier historic collections. Entry is free, and the museum is an absolute must for history buffs, or anyone interested in sharing in the deep, far-reaching historical and cultural heritage of Lincolnshire.
Yarborough Leisure Centre, Lincoln
For some people, holidaying isn’t always about watersports, fishing, heritage and seaside jaunts. There are times when perhaps you’re visiting Lincoln that you might think you need a great facility to work out in, go swimming or something. Yarborough is a hidden gem in Lincoln, and has also been a training spot for great British Olympians!
Tattershall Castle, Tattershall
A local landmark, Tattershall castle offers not only a great day out to visit a key part of the county’s history, but also offers commanding views of the surrounding area, including RAF Coningsby. It’s hard to say you’ve been to see us at Tattershall without also stopping by to see one of our greatest local heritage sites.
Tattershall Lakes Itself!
Don’t forget that while you’re staying with us, there is a huge array of great activities for the whole family right here on the park, including wakeboarding, jet skiing, fishing, relaxing in the spa, the swimming pool and so much more. Find your last-minute family break in Lincolnshire today!