Outdoors & Nature in Lincolnshire

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Cross O'Cliff Orchard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Cross O'Cliff Orchard, Lincoln

After decades of neglect, restoration began in 1995. A little under 2 hectares in size and at least one hundred and fifty years old, the Orchard is open to the public. There are many old varieties of pear with wonderful names such as Louise Bonne de Jersey, Hessle and Pitman Duchess and many a...

RSPB Freiston Shore, Thurlby, Lincolnshire

RSPB Freiston Shore, Thurlby

At Freiston Shore you can get excellent views of waterbirds on the salt water lagoon, especially at high tide when wading birds roost, sometimes in their thousands. Summer is a good time to see nesting wading birds, including avocets and ringed plovers. In winter, brent geese congregate along wit...

Wolds Walking Festival, Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire

Wolds Walking Festival, Donington on Bain

Launching from the pretty village of Donington-on-Bain on 21 May we can promise 16 days of really good walking in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, until our festival finale at Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens National Trust property on 5 June. We've got 114...

Claythorpe Watermill & Wildfowl Gardens, Claythorpe, Lincolnshire

Claythorpe Watermill & Wildfowl Gardens, Claythorpe

Tranquil and beautiful, our former watermill is a little gem at the heart of 2.5 acres of loveliness. Sit by the river, soak up some history, have a fabulous lunch, or let the kids off the leash in our woodland play area. Our white storks, African crane, ibis and flamingo walk free by the water,...

Westgate Wood, Boston, Lincolnshire

Westgate Wood, Boston

Part of the Boston Woods trust, bringing woodland to the Boston district. This was the first area to be planted in 1999, covering 23.5 acres. It lies between Five House Lane and Old Hammond Beck Road in Wyberton. There are places for parking off both roads. Some “Memorial” trees pl...

Sir Joseph Banks Country Park, Boston, Lincolnshire

Sir Joseph Banks Country Park, Boston

Over 27 acres was purchased in 2007 and seeded with a wild flower mix, This was followed by the planting of trees providing a suitable nesting sites for owls, a kestrel, sparrows, swallows, birds and bats. The area also includes Jenny's Wood and is part of the Boston Woods Trust. Founde...

The Boston Woods Trust, Boston, Lincolnshire

The Boston Woods Trust, Boston

Founded in 2001, the Boston Woods Trust was formed to provide the people of Boston with a much needed amenity for recreational purposes including walking, bird watching, horse riding and cycling. It is planned that there will eventually be accessible walks along 7 miles of mixed native deciduous...

South Common, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

South Common, Lincoln

South Common is a broad open area on the southeastern boundary of Lincoln. Bracing in the winter, stunning in the summer, it settles between Canwick and Bracebridge Heath and nearby agricultural fields. With swaying grass and scrub there is a variety of wildlife and plants for the keen eyes to...

Cow Paddle, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Cow Paddle, Lincoln

Cow Paddle is a long and fairly narrow area of land on the east of Lincoln. For the most part it is bounded to the north by an active railway line and to the south by Washingborough Road. Transport infrastructure, both active and disused, is a key feature influencing the character of the area,...

Spalding Water Taxi, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Spalding Water Taxi, Spalding

The Spalding Water Taxi links Springfields Outlet Shopping Centre & Festival Gardens to Spalding town centre. A relaxing 35 minute cruise along the river Welland, full of wildlife and history. The Water Taxi can be boarded at the pontoon in Double Street next to High Bridge or at Sprinfiel...

Millennium Green, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire

Millennium Green, North Hykeham

Millennium Green is a small reserve in North Hykeham. It is a public space with its predominant feature being a large lake. The lake is surrounded by a pathway which can accommodate buggies and wheel chairs. The green is bordered by residential housing and more lakes that are used for fishing...

Skellingthorpe Old Wood, Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire

Skellingthorpe Old Wood, Skellingthorpe

Skellingthorpe Old Wood is an ancient woodland within Witham Valley Country Park. Beautifully scenic it lies close to the village of Skellingthorpe and is easily accessed on foot, by bike or on horseback. It is a varied site with a mixture of ancient oak, lime woodland and conifers. The woodla...

Tunman Woods, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Tunman Woods, Lincoln

The beautiful Tunman Wood stretches across more than 100 acres close to Eagle Barnsdale. It is located outside of Thorpe on the Hill, close to the Cathedral City of Lincoln. The ancient woodland is dominated by ash, beech, birch and oak and the land is managed by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust It...

The Water Railway Walk, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

The Water Railway Walk, Lincoln

The River Witham meanders through the peaceful and open countryside offering a real sense of freedom. The Water Railway Walk is a dual walking and cycling route that navigates the now disused Lincoln to Boston railway line. There are some wonderful markers on the walk, including views of the B...

River Welland, Spalding, Lincolnshire

River Welland, Spalding

The stunning River Welland is a winding lowland river in the east of the county. At 65 miles (105 km) long it drains part of the Midlands eastwards to The Wash. It rises in the Hothorpe Hills, at Sibbertoft in Northamptonshire, then flows generally northeast to Market Harborough, Stamford and Spa...