May half term in and around Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire

Make the most of the sunshine with these fantastic activities near you this May half term holiday. Every visit you make helps us to care for these special places, from hay meadow protection for butterflies and bees on the Gunby Hall Estate, to maintaining the battlements at Tattershall Castle.

Girl testing therories in the elliptical orbit well in the science centre.

Planetary joy at Woolsthorpe this half term  

How well do you know our immense solar system? Explore the solar system and its planets.

Young girl at The Workhouse picking up a doll

Experience The Workhouse 

The Workhouse looks forward to welcoming visitors for the 2020 season from Saturday 8 February.

A child enjoying the outdoor play area at Belton

Half term fun at Belton this May 

May half term is the perfect time to head outdoors and get closer to nature. Trek the parkland to explore Belton’s wildlife or let off steam in Lincolnshire’s biggest outdoor adventure playground.

Visitors walking to Tattershall Castle over the bridge

May Half Term Fun at Tattershall Castle  

The castle is the perfect place to make the most of the May half term. As spring shakes hands with summer, longer days bring warmer ways to enjoy the great tower and bountiful grounds.

Family in front of Gunby Hall

Things to do for families at Gunby 

This summer there's lots to see and do at Gunby with your family and friends.

No. 31 Hunt for bugs

Explore May half term at Lyveden  

Help us investigate Lyveden's wilder inhabitants with free trails, worksheets and activity sessions, every day.


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