The Lincolnshire countryside is interwoven with endless trails and scenic paths, so why not see it all by bicycle? There are Lincolnshire mountain bike trails for the adventurous or sedate loops the whole family will love. Peddle along routes that take you from picturesque villages to pretty spa towns via woodland and rolling countryside. Our team will point out the best routes for you to make the most of your day.
Take in the beauty of Woodhall Spa, surrounded by pine woods and steeped in Edwardian elegance. Explore the history of this spa town at the Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, tee off at the multiple golf courses set in rolling countryside or take the kids to The Kinema in the Woods for a truly retro cinema experience. With traditional tea rooms and little boutiques to explore, it’s an ideal spot just a short walk or drive from Bainland.
Stroll the atmospheric streets of Lincoln and discover its unique charms, from the magnificent cathedral –once the tallest building in the world - to the sturdy castle, one of the first built by William the Conqueror in 1068. There are Roman walls and a city gate to discover, cobbled lanes to stroll, the aptly named Steep Hill with its medieval stone houses and the Cornhill Quarter packed with boutiques, cafes and independent shops. This is Lincolnshire’s hidden gem, a former Roman regional capital that is beautifully preserved.
In total, 57,861 men and women gave their lives supporting Bomber Command, and this fascinating centre brings their stories to life for both children and adults. See one of the UK’s tallest war memorials dedicated to the World War Two heroes, stroll the Peace Gardens and follow the interactive trails guided by the IBCC app. You’ll find out what it was like to take part in an operation, to build the planes and the impact of the bombing raids. It’s a fascinating and moving family day out.