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Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

With buildings spanning history from medieval to the Victorian era and country parks, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire has so much to explore for visitors. Plan your visit to the places we care for in these two counties in the Midlands.

Places to visit

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Top places to visit in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

North front of Belton House framed with trees in the sunshine
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Belton Estate 

Generations of the Brownlow family made their mark on Belton. Today, Belton welcomes new generations to explore the ancient deer park, picnic in the pleasure grounds, or burn off energy in our largest outdoor adventure playground.

Grantham, Lincolnshire

Fully open today
View from the south side of the lake
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Clumber Park 

Clumber Park is a beautiful expanse of parkland, heath and woods covering more than 3,800 acres. Explore picturesque parkland and gardens, peaceful woodlands and a magnificent lake.

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Partially open today
The front of the imposing workhouse building with a bright green hedge in front of it in the kitchen garden.
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The Workhouse & Infirmary 

Atmospheric Victorian workhouse

Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Closed now
The house at Gunby surrounded by green nature and sunlight with the clock tower in the background
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Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens 

A homely country house dated 1700 set in Victorian walled gardens at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds

Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Fully open today
Tattershall Castle in Lincolnshire
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Tattershall Castle 

Magnificent 15th century red brick castle - what wealth and power looks like

Tattershall, Lincolnshire

Closed now
Isaac Newton's apple tree protected by willow fence in the garden with the farmhouse at the background at Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire.
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Woolsthorpe Manor 

Isaac Newton changed the world here

Grantham, Lincolnshire

Fully open today
A view of the former golf course and beach at Sandilands on the Lincolnshire coast in Autumn 2023.
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Sandilands 

A new haven for nature on Lincolnshire's wild coast

Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Mr Straw's House, Nottinghamshire
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Mr Straw's House 

An Ordinary house, an extraordinary home

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Closed now

Spring walks in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire

Stretch your legs and breath in the fresh air on these spring walks

Couple walking a dog through woodland
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Belton Park walk 

This circular walk at Belton Park passes key features of ancient woodland and the site of a deserted medieval village.

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Walking
DistanceMiles: 3.2 (km: 5.12)
Southern landscape at Clumber
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Trail

A glimpse of southern Clumber 

Stroll through woodland and agricultural land in some of the quieter parts of Clumber, then finish by the lakeside on a walk that's perfect for all seasons.

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Walking
DistanceMiles: 6 (km: 9.6)
Visitors walking in the garden in spring at Belton Estate, Lincolnshire

See all the walks near you 

From the parkland, woods and lakeside views of Clumber Park to the ancient woodland around Belton House, discover where to go for the best walks in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Countryside and woodland in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

A view across the lake to the Ornamental Bridge with blue skies and sunshine
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Clumber Park 

With 3,800 acres of parkland to explore, there's so much to see and do at Clumber Park this spring.

Outdoor activities in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

3 boys, a little girl and lady cycling in woodland
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Getting active at Clumber Park 

From lakeside runs to woodland rides, Clumber Park has 20 miles of trails for cyclists, runners and walkers to explore.

Castles and forts in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

An adult and child touching a large fireplace which is almost taller than them at Tattershall Castle
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Tattershall 

Discover one of the finest surviving examples of English medieval brickwork at a historic castle.

Coast and beaches in Lincolnshire

View of the golf course and beach at Sandilands, Lincolnshire
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Sandilands 

Explore a developing nature haven and bird paradise at Sandilands in Lincolnshire, part of the Lincolnshire Coastal Country Park network.

Sustainable Travel

A blurred view of four people cycling on a path between trees at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire.
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Sustainable travel in Nottinghamshire & Lincolnshire 

There are a number of sustainable options for travelling to and from the places in our care in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. Here’s a little more information that can help you plan your visit.

Get involved

Volunteer talking with visitors at Gunby Hall, Lincolnshire

Volunteering in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire 

Interested in becoming a volunteer with the National Trust in Nottinghamshire or Lincolnshire? Discover more about helping to care for the special places we look after.

Upcoming events

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Summer weekly wellness walks 

Sandilands, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Immerse yourself in nature on this looped walk through Sandilands. Approximately 3 miles long.

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17 Jun to 19 Aug 2024
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10:00 to 11:45
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Scenes of summer 

Sandilands, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Take home personal memories of your visits this summer.

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17 Jun to 19 Jul 2024
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10:00 to 16:00
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National Picnic Week at Sandilands 

Sandilands, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Celebrate National Picnic Week this June with a picnic at Sandilands. 

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17 Jun to 25 Jun 2024
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10:00 to 16:00
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Art in the Chapel - Exhibition 

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Art in the Chapel celebrate the beauty of Lincolnshire in this exciting new exhibition.

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17 Jun to 11 Jul 2024
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10:00 to 16:00
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Heritage and Horticulture Amble 

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Enjoy a stroll around Clumber Park's core visitor area, discovering snippets of the estate's ducal history and seasonal highlights. Each month has a different theme and route. The route is no longer than 3km.

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17 Jun to 16 Dec 2024
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11:00 to 12:30
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Belton Acorns 

Belton Estate, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Bring your little ones (under 5's) to our Belton Acorns sessions! Enjoy learning about the beauty of Belton by engaging in crafts, play, song, and outdoor fun.

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18 Jun to 17 Dec 2024
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10:00 to 10:45
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Photography Drop-in session: Walled Kitchen Garden 

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Drop in on our volunteer photographers as they take photos in the park. Get helpful hints and tips and see the best locations for the time of year.

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18 Jun 2024
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10:30 to 14:30
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Spotlight on Conservation at Belton House 

Belton Estate, Grantham, Lincolnshire

The popular Spotlight Sessions at Belton have returned! Spend time with our mansion team to see the conservation work they do while the mansion is closed to free flow visitors.

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18 Jun to 26 Jun 2024
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11:00 to 11:45
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Small girl running between conical topiary hedges in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

Where will you visit next?

Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.