Hartsholme Country Park, Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire

Hartsholme Country Park, Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire

Hartsholme Country Park lies about 3 miles (5 km) southwest of the city centre of Lincoln, accessible via the B1378.

The park covers more than 200 acres and was opened in 1979. It holds a prestigous Green Flag Award and features paths and wide open spaces, lakes and ornamental grounds, originally the work of Edward Milner, dating from the mid 19th century. There are play areas for young children and a historical walk to enjoy.

Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve is also accessible through the Country Park. It is an important wildlife site for Lincoln and was designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in 1985. Formally a gravel quarry the 63-hectare site comprises dry heath, sphagnum bog and open water habitats.

There are plenty of amenities including a cafe, toilets, car parking and there is also Hartsholme Country Park Campsite open between March and October for camping holidays.

Address Hartsholme Country Park
Skellingthorpe Road
Telephone 01522 873578
Area More information on Skellingthorpe