Grantham College's top 10 things to do over the summer in Lincolnshire
The sun is shining and summer is now in full swing! To help you get the most out of your summer, we’ve put together a little guide of 10 great things to do in Lincolnshire!
Explore Belton House
Keeping it local, Belton House has a whole range of activities on this summer; from painting the garden to a family fun day that’s guaranteed to give you a taste of World War One – there is certain to be something for everyone. Belton House is also offering an interactive house tour throughout the summer that will uncover secrets and stories of Belton House. Towards the end of summer, Belton House is also hosting its Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival where they’ll be showing The Greatest Showman! Check out the guide to what’s here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house/whats-on.
Take on the AquaPark at Tattershall Lakes
If you love a bit of adrenaline and a challenge, then this is perfect for you. Down at Tattershall Lakes you can take on the AquaPark where you’ll take on slides and swings, trampolines and climbing frames alongside much more! It’s a day out for the whole family. For information visit the website: http://www.justwake.co.uk/aquapark/.
Visit Lincoln Castle
This summer Lincoln Castle are hosting the Kingdom of Lego exhibition. Guests can look forward to an interactive show of sorcery featuring Princesses, Knights and Wizards; alongside a 4ft tall Lego Dragon with glowing eyes, dragon breath and realistic sound effects. Whilst on your visit why not have a look around at the Magna Carta, Medieval Wall and Victorian Prison. All their events are listed on the website: https://www.lincolncastle.com/content/discover-whats.
A visit to Rand Farm Park
Rand Farm Park in Lincolnshire is perfect for the animal lovers in your family! This interactive animal experience lets you meet tonnes of adorable animals including lambs, donkeys and rabbits! For the first time, Rand Farm Park will be bringing you six amazing themes across six spectacular weeks for the school Summer Holidays! Why not try a circus skill, become a Knight of the Realm, play in the giant outdoor sandpit, or walk the plank with the summer activities! They aren’t just a farm park though they also have an adventure playground with the world’s first skyrider, trampolines, mini golf, archery, sheep racing and so much more. There is something for everyone! Check out their events here: https://randfarmpark.com/events/
Take on the trampoline park
Jump Revolution in Grantham is a great way to spend some time in summer, offering fun for everyone! Whether you want to bounce freely, play some dodgeball or challenge your friends to a gladiator fight – this place has it all. Open Jump is available throughout the summer holidays. Find out more information and book here: https://jump-revolution.com/.
Get active at Ancaster Leisure
With two venues one in Belton and one in Ancaster there is something for everyone here! From Paintballing to Quad Biking, Laser Tag to Mini Golf – the adventurer in you will be satisfied with a trip to Ancaster Leisure. For more information, take a look at the website: http://www.ancasterkarting.co.uk/.
Release your inner adventurer at Go Ape
Lincolnshire recently got its own Go Ape course to explore so if you love adrenaline activities or challenging yourself then this is the perfect activity for you! Go Ape at Normanby Hall offers two tree top courses including a Junior Course or an adventure course. So if you want to test yourself on Tarzan Swings and Zip Wires; have a look at what they have to offer here: https://goape.co.uk/days-out/north/normanby-hall.
Visit Burghley House
Burghley House has a number of different activities throughout the summer including the Burghley Film Festival which features 5 days and nights of fabulous films including The Great Gatsby, Beauty and the Beast and The Italian Job. Further into the summer they are offering Summer Craft Workshops, The Fine Food Market and the Land Rover Burghley House Trials. To see more about the events visit the website: https://www.burghley.co.uk/events/.
Go Wild at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park
Lincolnshire Wildlife Park offers a whole range of different animals that you can get up close and personal with. A range of experiences are available to purchase such as the Tiger Experience; however you can just go and look round all the animals that they home including Tigers, Tapirs and Tortoises with feedings scheduled throughout the day for you to see. For more information check out the website: http://www.lincswildlife.com/.
Head to the Beach
It wouldn’t be summer without a trip to the beach. With a whole host of them just an hour or so away on the East Coast, you’re spoilt for choice. Have a day in the Amusement Arcades or stroll along the beach with some fresh seaside Fish and Chips, you’re guaranteed to have a great day out. To see the different beaches near us visit this website: https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/east-midlands/lincolnshire/water/beaches.
Whatever you do this summer, make sure to make the most of the lovely weather and relax, spending time with your friends and family.