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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

Frosty view from the South Drive towards Belton House with sheep grazing
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Belton House 

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

Partially open today
The Chapel & daffodils
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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 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
View of the golf course and beach at Sandilands, Lincolnshire
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Sandilands 

A new haven for nature on Lincolnshire's wild coast

Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Winter Walks in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire

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

A very frosty morning by Statue walk in the gardens at Belton House, Lincolnshire
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Trail

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)
Lake arm during the winter
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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.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 6 (km: 9.6)
Woman giving child a piggyback

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

Sunset over Clumber Bridge
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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 winter.

Outdoor activities in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

3 boys, a little girl and lady cycling in woodland
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Activity

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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Winter weekly wellness walks 

Sandilands, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Explore the local area on this free guided walk. Approximately 6 miles long.

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26 Feb 2024
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10:00 to 13:30
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Gunby Social Walks - Wellbeing for Everyone 

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Come along on a Gunby Social Walk - Meet new people and have a chat. Dogs on leads welcome.

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26 Feb to 25 Mar 2024
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10:30 to 11:45
+ 4 other dates or times
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The Servants' Challenge at Belton 

Belton Estate, Grantham, Lincolnshire

The Brownlows are looking for new servants at Belton and are inviting anyone interested to prove their worth through a series of challenges. Engage in a series of interactive puzzles within immersive basement spaces!

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26 Feb to 1 Mar 2024
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11:00 to 11:45
+ 9 other dates or times
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Clumber Park Runners 

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

If you are completely new to running, looking to ease yourself back into some gentle exercise or training for a Parkrun or Trust 10K, this is the perfect group for you.

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28 Feb to 25 Dec 2024
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09:30 to 10:30
+ 43 other dates or times
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Written on the Workhouse Walls 

The Workhouse and Infirmary, Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Watch out for thieves or hit the road quick? Become a secret sign sleuth with Written on the Workhouse Walls, a fun family trail to celebrate the bicentenary of the Workhouse.

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28 Feb to 22 Mar 2024
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10:30 to 16:00
+ 17 other dates or times
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Lives Unravelled 

The Workhouse and Infirmary, Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Join us for this creative and thought provoking textile exhibition from Yorkshire based textile group, 6 ply.

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28 Feb to 21 Jul 2024
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10:30 to 16:00
+ 104 other dates or times
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Guided Hike 

Belton Estate, Grantham, Lincolnshire

A monthly longer walk to explore Londonthorpe Woods, Bellmount and the surrounding area of Lincolnshire's rural countryside. This guided walk will include insights to the local history and the composition of the woodland.

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29 Feb to 30 May 2024
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09:30 to 14:30
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Nordic Walking 

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Nordic walking is a fantastic way to get fit in the great outdoors. Explore the beauty of Clumber Park with qualified instructors.

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29 Feb 2024 to 2 Jan 2025
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10:00 to 12:00
+ 44 other dates or times
Family walking down the main drive with lady in a tramper at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire - CTA crop only

Where will you visit next?

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