5 Great Things to Do in Lincolnshire
24 February 2019
When you’re staying at our Lincolnshire holiday park, Silverhill, you are in the perfect location to explore the local area which is filled with beautiful scenery and exciting attractions and points of interest. No matter what time of year you visit Lincolnshire, there’s plenty to keep you entertained while you’re here.
If you need a little inspiration to get your days filled, just take a look at some of our favourite places and things to do in Lincolnshire, and start planning your next holiday to Silverhill.
Lincolnshire Wildlife Park
Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is not just like any other wildlife park. In fact, there are many things about this park that set it apart. From the largest number of Bengal tigers in the UK (they have 11!) to the National Parrot Sanctuary which the park is home to.
There is a huge variety of wonderful animals to visit here, including Nigel the Puma, marmoset monkeys, bearded dragons and over 1,000 rehomed parrots and parakeets. The park is open from 10am – 5pm from March – October and 10am – 4pm from November – February.
Take in some history of the local area when you visit Lincoln Castle. The castle was built by William the Conqueror and has seen nearly 1,000 years of Lincoln history. There are plenty of fascinating things about Lincoln Castle, such as the fact that it is now the only place in the world where you can find an original 1215 Magna Carta and 1217 Charter of the Forest.
The castle is open from 10am – 5pm from April – October and 10am – 4pm from the end of October – March.
Fantasy Island Theme Park
Located in the seaside town of Skegness, Fantasy Island Theme Park is a fantastic place for the whole family. There are a number of different rides from the thrilling ‘Millennium’ to the family-friendly balloon ride. The park offers so much to do, you’ll struggle to fit it all into one day. As well as all the rides at the theme park, you can also find other attractions such as ten-pin bowling, adventure golf and go-karting.
There are different opening times at the park depending on the time of year and day of the week. Find out more about their opening times on their website.
This English country house estate consists of a grand mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens. Within the house, there is a fantastic collection of porcelain and silver, as well as a library. If you venture out into the grounds, you may meet Belton’s resident wild herd of fallow deer, a herd which is descended from the original herd that took up residence on the estate in the 17th century.
Different parts of the house and estate are open at different times of year, so make sure to check out the website before visiting.
RSPB Frampton Marsh
Get outdoors and enjoy some of the natural beauty of Lincolnshire at Frampton Marsh, a nature reserve where you can find an abundance of local wildlife. If you keep an eye out, you may be able to see some of the species which call Frampton Marsh home. From the Avocet to the Redshank, there are lots of different birds to spot on the reserve.
The reserve is open all year round and entrance costs just £2 for adults and £1 for children, with free parking available. There is a visitor centre onsite which is open every day except Christmas Day.
Lincolnshire is full of fun and exciting things to do when you visit, including the five above. However, to really get the most out of the county, you’ll have to explore it yourself! So, stay at our Lincolnshire holiday and caravan park and try out some of the activities on our list as well as finding things you love about the local area – you won’t have to look far.