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Things To Do & Days Out in Lincolnshire
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Fantasy Island Britain's first fully themed indoor family resort and amusement park. A magical world of fun, thrills and experiences for all the family. Now including the indoor Galactic Play Zone!
Pleasure Island White knuckle and family rides, toddler fun and fantastic family shows, including live entertainment and animal antics. New Feature: Furry Friends Farm and Tractor Ride!
Natureland Seal Sanctuary Everyone loves our resident seals and there are always loads more too! Penguins, Aquarium (find Nemo and friends), Tropical House (creepy crawlies), Tropical Butterflies (April to October) and Pets Corner too. Natureland is fun for all ages from toddlers to grandparents.
Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park Come along and enjoy flying displays, tropical butterflies, snakes and reptiles, watch the wolves and big cats being fed and much more! Plus play area for the children and barn style tea rooms for grown ups. Ahhh!
The Jungle Zoo Centres around a Tropical House in a spectacular jungle-like setting which includes a large water feature. The outside exhibits include capuchin monkeys, meerkats, ring tailed lemur and more!
The Mablethorpe Seal Sanctuary A visit here offers a unique nature experience. Walk through two acres of sand dunes only fifty metres from the sea and gain first hand experience of some of the county's most stunning wildlife.
Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is an outdoor attraction suitable for all age groups. Feed and interact with nearly 2000 parrots, see our big cats up close along with Meerkats, Lemurs, Otters and animals galore!
Donna Nook Nature Reserve Visit the thriving colony of grey seals on the Lincolnshire coast, plus number of different habitats to explore and plenty of other wildlife to discover too with differing season delights!
Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary A sanctuary caring for over 30 donkeys, plus 2 zeedonks, horses, and shetland ponies! There are also ducks and chickens to meet, it's free to visit and there are carrots available to feed to the animals: yay!
Skegness Aquarium With loads of intriguing zones and plenty of hands on activities as well as feeding sessions and expert presentations, plus indoor play area for up to 12 years and shark swimming experiences too!
Rushmoor Country Park All creatures great and small waiting to meet you and be picked up and cuddled! Large play areas, bouncy castle, ride on toys and tractors, plus pond walks and ice cream!
Rand Farm Park is an all weather fun farm experience for the whole family. Indoor play areas, adventure playground, lots of animals to see and cuddle, tractor and trailer rides and demonstrations daily. Plus great for residential and day school visits.
Tattershall Farm Park is a farm for children, with farm animals, chickens, reptiles, furry friends and Birds of Prey as well as a Heated Play Barn, Swing Barn, Huge Toddler Room and Giant Sand Play Room.
Whisby Animal Centre A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
Pink Pig Farm Indoor and outdoor play, animals to visit and absolutely loads besides, like Zip Wires, Mazes, tractor trailer rides, giant sandpits with diggers, frisbee golf and the Hungry Caterpillar Maze!
Hall Farm Park Superb facilities: indoor and outdoor animals and play zones, crazy golf, bouncy castle, ringo slope, tractor rides, hands on seasonal jobs and frankly too much more to fit in here! Read on!
Hardys Animal Farm a real life working farm with huge indoor and outdoor play areas, along with all your favourite farmyard animals for you to feed and make friends with. We have great indoor activities too with something for the whole family!
The Collection Museum brings together an award winning archaeology museum and one of the region's premier art galleries, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln. Play at The Collection is an exciting free activity centre for younger visitors which encourages learning through play!
North Lincolnshire Museum is a truly family friendly museum with loads of drop in artsy and fun sessions plus interactive elements in all their exhibits. Family trails, toddler sessions and plenty more to keep kids happy and interested. Free, too!
The Bubblecar Museum A museum with over 50 micro cars from the 50s and 60s, plus scooters on display, a row of recreated shops to explore, and loads of memorabilia to look at.
Louth Museum A great little local museum with plenty to discover such as a panoramic view of Victorian Louth, the story of the Ghost of the Green Lady, rock and fossils, plus 200,000 years of local archaeology!
Museum of Lincolnshire Life Great local museum providing interesting information about the rich and varied history of the area and its people. A number of exhibits, plus an interactive gallery. History Hunter trail and playground for the kids. Now free to visit!
The Village Church Farm is Lincolnshire’s only open air museum in the heart of Skegness. Outdoor activities and gardens. Exhibitions throughout the year. Tea room, shop, open access and free parking.
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre Recently refurbished swimming and leisure swim facilities including 25m fitness pool with flume, waves and beach entry.
Stamford Leisure Pool Leisure pool with flume and wave machine, plus 25 metre pool for swimming development and exercise.
Yarborough Leisure Centre Diving pool with 1m and 3m springboards and many other activities on site besides, some of which may need pre-booking.
Billinghay Swimming Pool Outdoor swim facility with main leisure pool featuring small slide and new Beach Sandpit Corner for the little uns! Hot drink and ice cream kiosk, regularly checked water, qualified lifeguards: all good!
Metheringham Swimming Pool This beautiful heated outdoor pool is a local treasure: with lane swimming and early birds sessions for those who want the peace and quiet, that leaves the rest of the open time for freestyle family fun and sunlit exercise. Available for private hire, please see Facebook page for details.
Embassy Outdoor Swimming Pool is a large heated outdoor swimming complex offering a bonus indoor swimming pool with a beach area and a flume. Plenty of seating on the grass area and a handy snack bar.
Bourne Outdoor Swimming Pool There are two pools, one a paddling pool for the toddlers and the main pool which is 48m long and 12m wide. Open from May to September (weather permitting).
Jubilee Park Beautiful park with a children’s play area open all year round. Our heated outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool is open May to September (please check the website for our timetable). We also have tennis, putting, bowls and croquet.
Meridian Leisure Centre Fun leisure Pool with ‘Discovery’ Galleon Pirate Ship and a thrilling flume for adults and children over 1m tall. Plus indoor and outdoor play equipment.
Harpers at Grantham Meres - offers 4 swimming pools: an 8 lane 25m pool, a learner pool, 2 fun pools, a flume and a Jacuzzi. Other sporting opportunities available.
The Pods offers an 8 lane, 25 metre swimming pool with teaching pool and family fun sessions! FunSplash session sees aquatic toys and novelty floats thrown into the mix!
Captain Kids Adventure World Large safe indoor adventure area with lots of different obstacles and slides and ball pools. There is an area for toddlers too, separate from the main play area, where they can play safely.
Fun Farm With all the usual adventure play features and more besides scattered around a good size climbing maze, plus bonuses like the Spooky Cave feature! With outdoor play too, it's an all season treat hard to beat!
Fun Farm Come and meet Harry the Spider in his Spooky cave. There is a Super Wavey Waterfall Slide, a fun Log Maze and Snakey Tube Slides.
Playtowers is for children along with parents and is a great venue for birthday parties. Drive the suspended swivelling space balls in mid air, race your friends on the 3 lane hump slide or wade through ball pools!
Fuzzy Eds at the Cricketers Has a purpose built indoor play structure which keeps children amused for hours and whacks them out with great exercise.
Cheeky Chimps Playzone The main play structure is 3 levels high with 3 large racing slides (from the top all the way to the bottom) a shorter rapid slide and a curly spiral slide, lots of walkways with various obstacles, overhead slider and lots of little hideaways and a huge toddler zone. A fun physical challenge for children of...
The Play Barn The Springfields Centre offers gardens with display fountains and nature walks, indoor and outdoor play, plus new Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs, remote control boats, bumper cars and mini diggers!
Wacky Warehouse - Old Farmhouse Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Wacky Warehouse - Game Keeper Whether you're looking to meet up with friends, get messy with your kids during our arts and craft sessions, book a birthday party or simply relax with a magazine or coffee, whilst your child plays, Wacky Warehouse the indoor play centre is the perfect venue for you!
Crazee Bongos Indoor Playcentre Cool adventure play facility with 3 epic slides and a nice big toddler zone, with staff led activities every weekday which include music and singing and messy play!
FunForest A huge four levels of soft play, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, designed for children aged from 0 to 11 years, with dedicated play areas for babies, toddlers and juniors. Why not hold your childâÂÂÂÂÂÂs birthday party with us?
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre 10,000 square feet of assault course styled play frame, with a selection of epic slides, ball cannons, spooky maze, and loads more. And best of all parents can play too!
Lets Play Featuring a 4 storey pirate galleon themed playframe, a separate toddler soft play area, electric go karts, mini sports court and cafe, this is an all weather day saver to keep the kids fit and happy!
Dandi Lion Playzone An air conditioned multi-tiered soft play structure, providing a clean, safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 0 to 10 years, with dedicated play zones for babies, toddlers and juniors.
Fun Farm Ride the rocket, zoom the slides, climb the climbing wall and play football in the fully secured sports court all in the knowledge that your children will be safe and secure behind their electrically operated security gates. 12s and under.
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse Great multi level soft play centre attached to a family friendly pub with baby changing facility and free wi fi. Baby area for kids aged 0 to 4 years old, play frame for kids aged 5 to 12 years.
Fuzzy Eds Indoor play area with loads of slides and fun features plus dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Playhouse Gainsborough Multi level adventure play for 4 to 12s plus toddler zone, sports area, sky glide and some super slick slides.
The Magical Castle Unique, imaginative and frankly HUGE indoor play structure themed beautifully around a fairytale castle with all the usual modern soft play features with a medieval twist!
Kids World Indoor play area situated on Skegness seafront. Suitable for children of all ages. Within the main play frame there is an area for under 5s. Perfect for all weather children can come and blow off steam whilst parents relax in our cafe area with a tea or coffee.
Time 4 Play is a children’s indoor soft play centre for children in the age range of 0 to 12 years old, height restrictions apply.
The Suncastle Skegness is a Family pub and entertainment centre with a giant play area for the children two pounds to play all day, varied menu including kids meals as well as lots of children and family entertainment in the school holidays.
The Yard offering a large multi level play structure for your little adventurers, plus designated under 2 play space for your even smaller ones! Party packages available too.
The Play Factory Louth is a fun and exciting state of the art fun packed facility, soft indoor play with quality refreshments from our 5 star hygiene rated cafe. Birthday parties catered for and private hire available! Get involved today.
Captains Cove Adventure Centre A pirate themed adventure climbing structure plus nautical toddler zone. Loads of classic soft play features plus a smashing range of parties you'll say Yar to!
Imagination Station is a creative soft play café with a difference. Parent and child friendly!
Lincoln Castle Reopened April 1st 2015 after full refurbishment: how exciting! Climb the towers, walk the walls, take tour picnic in the grounds and catch a Summer Fun activity day!
Burghley House Far from the traditional stuffy estate experience this place is full of play and surprise including a splash pad, mirror maze, surreal and magical sculptures, and rooms full of opulence, goddesses and even demons!
Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens Beautiful stately home and gardens, including nine miles of cycle trails designed for families. Cycle hire is available (including buggies and tag alongs for little ones). Plus take part in the ;¢ÂÂFamily Cycle Challenge;¢ÂÂ. Grimsthorpe also has an adventure playground,shop...
National Fishing Heritage Centre Discover what life was like for trawlermen in the 1950s. Experience the sights, sound and smells (really!) of the times that follow visitors through the interactive displays. Climb aboard the Ross Tiger and hear stories from real trawlermen!
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre A museum built up around RAF Bomber Command, with rare aircraft and wartime vehicles to investigate. A number of exhibits and displays, covering the Home Front, Evasion and Escape during World War II. Under 5s visit free.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre A guided tour of the historic aircraft used during the Battle of Britain and a chance to see the technicians maintaining them in the hangar. A unique experience for the family.
RAF Scampton Heritage Centre Discover the rich and varied history of RAF Scampton at this great little museum that is also home to the Red Arrows! Plenty to see from glass grenades to the fuselage of a Lancaster. Free to vist. By appointment only.
Cogglesford Mill Step back in time at this historic working watermill in peaceful surroundings of pasture fields and trees by the river Slea. Local goods including flour to buy. Free to visit.
Ellis Mill A restored, working 18th century tower windmill to explore, with a guided tour from a friendly volunteer. See it working, if it’s windy enough! Free to visit. Open at weekends only.
Tallington Lakes Leisure and Ski Centre Lots of water sports, off road karting, dry slope for skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding, a climbing wall, water zorbing, adventure playground and heated outdoor pool. Wow!
Grimsby Ice Rink and Leisure Centre Modern ice rink with snow machine and disco music and lighting. Swimming pool and other facilities also within this leisure centre.
Wild Pines Park is a ropes course in lincolnshire. We have archery, orienteering, accomodation and camping facilities too. 100 metre zip line, trapeze, tower and ring challenge. 3 different ropes courses. From 6 years old.
Arial Trail is a high ropes course with a difference, set among beautiful woodland in Lincolnshire.
Boston Bowl Family friendly ten pin bowling with fun scoring system. The funky fun glow bowling and disco lights make for the most fun filled family nights out in Boston.
Cleethorpes Ten Pin Bowling Tenpin bowling centre in Cleethorpes - check link for more info! Junior Ten Pin Bowling League held every Saturday morning, open to all ages and abilities.
Ancaster Bowling Classic family friendly tenpin bowling across an intimate 6 lanes with ball ramps and bumpers provided for kids. Elsewhere on site you can also do paintball, kart racing and quad biking!
Lincoln Bowl Family friendly tenpin bowling facility with bookable lanes and options for child bowlers like gutter guards, lightweight balls and the bowling ramp.
Alleycatz State of the art tenpin bowling facility with pinspotters and glow lanes, classic healthy family fun with kiddie leagues and special offers too.
MFA Bowl Scunthorpe A modern family friendly tenpin bowling experience with state of the art facilities, youth league, seasonal special offers and events plus on site Bowl Bar with kids' menu.
Ancaster Karting offers Karting, Paintball, Quad Bikes, Laser Tag and Ten-pin bowling! Cafe facilities are available on site.
Chequered Flag Karting A superb 700m outdoor circuit with kiddie kart available. Minimum age 8 and height restrictions apply.
Big Kidz Karting An exciting family Go Kart track, which caters for everyone, whether they are tall enough to drive themselves, or ride along with an adult. Modern track design, latest single and twin karts to drive, and open throughout the year.
Original Lincoln Ghost Walk Offer a costumed guided tour through the spookier history of the area, departing from the Tourist Information Centre in Castle Square.
The Lincoln Mystery Treasure Trail Explore the hidden treasures of Lincoln on this self guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Follow the route and solve the clues to discover whodunnit!
Curious About Stamford Explore then discover all about this fabulous, ancient Lincolnshire town: Romans, Stagecoaches, Churches, Ancient Friaries, Bull running - a town of hidden treasures! Our two self guided treasure hunt style walks of discovery will keep you amused and spellbound for hours.
Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail Explore outdoors as secret agents on your mission to find the de-activation code and save the day! Great fun for all the family as you work together to solve the clues and crack the code!
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway We are the only standard gauge steam railway in Lincolnshire open to the public. The location is part of the original Great Northern Railway which opened in 1848.
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway is a popular miniature steam railway situated in Cleethorpes that is two miles long. Trains run every weekend and school holiday throughout the course of the year. With a gift shop, cafe, pub and a museum will keep the kids occupied!
North Scarle Miniature Railway A cute ground level, five and seven and a quarter inch gauge track going some 2000ft. Scattered running days so always check before leaving, but they do also offer events and the classic Santa Special seasonally.
Scalextric Racing Race around recognisably world famous race tracks without risking your neck. 6000 Square feet of floor space for teeny tiny race frenzy! Plus excellent stockists and they can repair your own little cars too!
Normanby Hall Country Park Go nuts on the adventure play area and enjoy the mini train, explore the meadows and woodland and see the many wild deer, take a quiz trail round the museum, tour the Hall and get hungry in the kitchen garden. Loads!
Elsham Hall Country Park An animal farm, art gallery, a working Blacksmith and a small farming museum plus acres of open space to play and picnic in. Regular events held.
Whisby Nature Park Super adventure playground with unusual natural play elements to enjoy and 6 way marked nature trails scattered with bird hides, plus fun family events and activities at the Natural World Centre.
Hartsholme Country Park even off season the range of slides, climbing walls, swings and roundabouts are more than sufficient to keep most kids happy but you can also check out annual events and seasonal specials in this Green Flag Awarded park.
Goltho Gardens A family run garden full of interest and colour throughout the year. Nut walk, prairie garden and gravel garden to explore. Great place to learn about plants. Children under 12 can visit for free.
Easton Walled Gardens Fantastically family friendly with permanent themed gardens and amazing displays at certain times. Loads of seating throughout plus cunning shortcuts to the tea rooms and loos mean a stress-less trip with all ages, ideal for bringing grandparents along.
Garden of Surprises featuring a Mirror Maze, an interactive Water Jet play area and loads more whimsy and delight for the smalls! Plus Gruesomely Grubby and Sculptures Gardens, as well as Burghley House itself.
Central Beach Skegness A popular seaside resort that caters for families with a fantastic pier, exciting rides at Fantasy Island as well as the seal sanctuary and indoor butterfly conservatory at Natureland.
Sutton On Sea Beach Traditional, sandy and has good swimming in Blue Flag awarded waters, with a Pleasure Garden nearby which includes crazy golf.
Mablethorpe Beach Award winning, soft golden sandy beach backed by grassy dunes, good for swimming too with summer lifeguard patrols.
Loewen Cinema Watch out for the latest big screen releases showing at the two screen Loewen Cinema.
Odeon Cinema Lincoln 9 screen cinema in the city centre showing the latest releases daily. Special pocket money priced kids’ screenings on weekend mornings, and throughout the school holidays. There are also dedicated screenings for parents and guardians of young babies.
Kinema In The Woods A classic, truly old fashioned movie theatre with ice creams in the interval, organ music and fantastic retro decor. Plus the foyer is packed with vintage movie memorabilia.
Paint A Pot Place is a ceramic painting caf;© and craft studio providing a safe environment in which children and families can be creative. As well as painting pottery, we also do decopatch and childrenâs parties are a speciality.
Pottery Painting Cafe A friendly family run pottery painting studio where people of ALL ages can create their own masterpiece. Come and join us for a few hours of fun in a relaxed and informal setting.
Doodles Pottery Painting is a pottery painting studio based just outside Spalding. We offer drop in and paint sessions as well as parties for adults and children. Enjoy coffee and cake while you paint from the onsite cafe too. Please note limited opening.
Live Love and Create We are a paint it yourself pottery with a tea room and gift shop. We offer a wide range of pottery painting and Decopatch activities (paper based craft). In addition to our studio based sessions, we also run workshops, children's parties and programmes for schools and groups.
Ark Kidz is a warm, bright and friendly environment for everyone and anyone of all ages and abilities to come and enjoy a wide range of arts and crafts.
Skegness Pier Bowling, Camel Racing, video games, indoor play area, laser tag and more, all on one glorious stretch!
Cleethorpes Discovery Centre Visit our sandpit and build a sandcastle fit for a king and let the kids run wild on the shipwreck adventure playground, or make a splash at the nearby paddling pool!
Cleethorpes Boating Lake Two lakes include fishing zones and a waterfall, plus paddling pool, rowing boats and pedaloes, little zoo, and other small attractions close by.
Butlins - Skegness Fancy the water ride of your life? Head for Splash Waterworld. Want to challenge your mates at football, basketball, crazy golf or go-karting - it's all just moments away. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Lincolnshire.
Weelsby Park Riding School BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons for over 5s and welcome disabled riders, offering scenic hacks and cross country course, indoor schooling and outdoor menage.
Faldingworth Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering show jumping lessons and welcomes complete beginners from toddlers upward, starting with ground level 'jumps', with parent allowed to walk along with them.
Brook House Farm BHS approved all weather facility offering lessons, scenic hacking and Pony Club. Indoor and outdoor schools, kids' clubs and own a pony days add to the fun!
Laser Storm Exciting indoor laser shoot out game using zero contact infra red equipment in an interactive arena featuring special effects and high tech equipment! For hardy over 7s.
Fairworld Lazer Adventure An excellent laser tag arena with multiple levels linked by almost play area style environment: more active than the normal version you can climb, slide and hit the ball pit alongside the normal combat gaming. Plus huge arcade downstairs!
Laser Quest Skegness Awesome laser tag in an atmospheric 21st century battle zone for over 7s and their families. Stalk your folks through an exciting labyrinth full of special effects in this zero contact war game!
Jurassic Golf The Springfields Centre offers Jurassic Mini Golf with life sized dinosaurs, indoor and outdoor play, and gardens with display fountains and nature walks. Plus new remote control boats, bumper cars and mini diggers! Loads!