TATTERSHALL CASTLE – 01526 342543
SLEAFORD ROAD, TATTERSHALL. LN4 4LR
A past home to Lords, ladies, soldiers and cows, the castle was built by the Treasurer of England, Lord Ralph Cromwell in the 1440s and saved by Lord Curzon of Kedleston in 1911. Why not take the winding staircase and wander through vast echoing chambers. Free audio guides for children and adults. Events throughout the year, include Easter Egg fun, medieval re-enactments, open-air theatre and Christmas market.
The site contains loose gravel paths and uneven grassy surfaces. Wheelchairs can only access the ground floor. Dogs are welcome on leads in the grounds only.Tattershall Castle proudly rises from the flat Lincolnshire fens; a survivor of conflict, decay and restoration. Built of red brick in an era of stone, this fortified manor is one of the earliest and finest surviving examples of English medieval brickwork. A past home to Lords, ladies, soldiers and cows, the castle was built by the Treasurer of England, Lord Ralph Cromwell in the 1440s and saved for the nation by Lord Curzon of Kedleston in 1911. Take the winding staircase, wander through vast echoing chambers and walk out onto the battlements revealing the beauty of the Lincolnshire countryside. Eating and Shopping: Guardhouse shop selling hot and cold drinks, wrapped cakes, sandwiches, crisps, ice-cream, gifts and souvenirs. Picnics welcome. Making the most of your day: Free audio guides for children and adults. Events throughout the year, including Easter Egg fun, medieval re-enactments, open-air theatre and Christmas market. Accessibility: Site contains loose gravel paths (difficult for manual wheelchairs) and uneven grassy surfaces. Wheelchair access to the ground floor only. Access to the rest of the castle via a spiral staircase (149 steps) and steps to the basement. Dogs: Welcome on leads in the grounds only.
TATTERSHALL FARM PARK – 01526 344502
MARSH LANE, BANK FARM, TATTERSHALL. LN4 4JR
Visit the farm and enjoy the playground with trampolines, zip wire, swings, climbing frames and enormous jumping pillows. The play barn is heated so you can enjoy whatever the weather. Children also have their very own chill out area next to the café. A new menu has been launched sourcing fresh, local ingredients.
‘Cuddles Corner’ this is an area where children can handle small animals. Fun for all the family inside and out. The farm has a variety of animals in fields, stables and pens. There is also a falconry area. Enjoy the animals!!!
SLEAFORD ROAD, TATTERSHALL. LN4 4LR
Right next to Tattershall castle stands the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity. The church is absolutely beautiful and worth visiting. When inside, why not look for the grave of Tom Thumb.
BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT VISITOR CENTRE
01522 782040 – DOGDYKE ROAD, CONINGSBY. LN4 4SY
Coningsby is an active air force base so please be aware that there are some restrictions. Guided tour guides are extremely knowledgeable which can make the visit even more memorable. Collection of planes include a series of rare Spitfires as well as the Lancaster and a number of other planes. All of them are fully functional and are often seen flying over Buckingham Palace on special occasions. Come and visit the telecoms tower and see what it was like in WWII.
THE KINEMA IN THE WOODS – 01526 352166
CORONATION ROAD, WOODHALL SPA. LN10 6QD
A full time cinema that has been showing films continuously since 1922! The foyer is a mini museum dedicated to the Golden Age of Cinema. Excellent value for money with a nostalgic touch and no need for modernisation. It has a wide range of drinks/snacks at standard prices with frequent viewing times to suit anyone. An easily accessible place full of food, fun and free parking. Overall, this is by far the best cinema ever with effects such as the interval organ which can not be found anywhere else.