North Kesteven’s top attractions will be taking part in this year’s Discover Lincolnshire weekend taking place on 28th and 29th March.
This year’s Discover Lincolnshire weekend will be offering visitors the chance to get a great deal this spring by opening many of its top tourist attractions for free! Attractions across the county will be offering free admission or special discounts as part of the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend from 28th to 29th March.
North Kesteven is home to a vast variety of tourist attractions from arts and heritage to aviation and countryside walks. This year, nine attractions will be taking part with special discounts and offers throughout the weekend for everyone to enjoy.
Discover the history of Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford and see the mill in operation for the first time this year*. You can also take a stroll down the Sleaford riverside and discover the history of life and trade on the River Slea at Navigation House. Don’t forget by visiting both venues each family is entitled claim your free bag of Cogglesford Watermill organic wholemeal flour*. Across Navigation Wharf, stop by the National Centre for Craft and Design where there will be free activities on offer throughout the weekend and a chance to see their brand new exhibition – Sounds Matters.
Take a trip to Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre and discover the history of RAF Cranwell, through interactive exhibits, archive film, story boards and artefacts. There will also be another chance to view the touring Nose Art exhibition and the chance to create your own piece of artwork to take away*. Visit the UK’s only remaining eight sailed Windmill at Heckington. Heckington Windmill is free admission all weekend and is open from 12 to 4pm.
Heading towards North Hykeham, why not stop by the Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum. The museum will be free admission throughout the weekend and will be open from 10am to 4pm. Just up the road, take a trip to Doddington Hall were you will be able to stroll through their gardens for free*.
Experience traditional ironworking demonstrations at Welbourn Forge on Saturday 28 March from 10am to 1.30pm. This authentic Victorian workshop dating from 1864 is in full working order normally open on the first Saturday of each month.
Last but certainly not least, you can visit Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre for free and is dedicated to those men and women who flew and supported RAF 106 Bomber Squadron from 1943 until the end of the second world war.
For further information about any of these events or for the latest Discover Lincolnshire Weekend attractions and events, visit www.visitlincolnshire.com/dlw. Alternatively please contact the DiscoverNK team on 01529 308207.
*Applies to Sunday 28th March only between 10am and 4pm.