Lincolnshire

Things to do in Lincolnshire this summer holiday

With the school summer holidays upon us, families will be looking for activities to enjoy together.

Lincolnshire Reporter has compiled a list of events taking part across the county and things to do during the six week holidays.


Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park Woodhall Spa. Photo: Jubilee Park Woodhall Spa website

Where: Stixwould Road, Woodhall Spa
When: From now until September 16
Cost: Adult session £5.50 (all day £6.50), Child session £4 (all day £5.50) – for more information click here.

The open air heated swimming pools are open every day and are heated to 29 degrees. There are also other activities on site such as badminton and table tennis.

For more information click here.


Kingdom LEGO Brick Show

Come see a fire-breathing lego dragon and more at the interactive Kingdom Lego Brick Show. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Where: Lincoln Castle
When: July 14-September 2
Cost: Adults £13.50, Concession £11, Child (ages 5-16) £7.20, Under 5s free, Families (up to two adults and three children) £34.20

The Castle Day Ticket and Castle and Cathedral Joint Ticket are valid for this event, although Sundays are excluded. Anyone with a Lincoln Castle Annual pass can use it for free admission.


Uncle Henry’s Maize Maze

Uncle Henry’s Maize Maze. Photo: Uncle Henry’s website

Where:Grayingham Grange, Grayingham, Gainsborough
When: Grand opening Saturday, July 21 (open daily with tractor rides until September 2) from 10am, with last entry at 4pm Monday to Saturday and 3pm on Sundays.
Cost: £6 per person, a family ticket for four is £20 or a season ticket is £30 per person (these can be purchased from the shop tills at Uncle Henry’s from July 21). Extra charge for tractor/trailer rides and pumpkin picking.

Come and explore this giant five-acre Maize Maze and find all the clues to make your way back out. Also every Saturday and Sunday from September 8 until October 14. The Halloween Maize Maze with pumpkin picking is open daily from October 20 until October 28.


Hemswell 1940s Weekend

Photo: Visit Lincoln

Where: Hemswell Antiques Centres
When: Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22, 10am-5pm
Cost: Free admission

A weekend of nostalgia to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force with music and 1940s RAF themed pitches and a creative BBQ menu.


Lincoln Beach

The beach is free to enjoy and will remain in the Cornhill over the school holidays. Photo: Lincoln BIG

Where: Lincoln Cornhill
When: July 23-September 3
Cost: Free


Summer holidays at Rand Farm Park

Photo: Stock photo from Rand Farm Park Facebook page

Where: Rand Farm Park, Rand, Market Rasen
When: Various events from July 23 to September 2 (from March to October the park is open seven days a week from 10am-5pm)
Cost: Adults and children over 2 £10.95 (£9.95 online), children under 2 go free

There will be six themes across the six weeks – Down on the Farm (July 23-29), Circus (July 30-August 5), Knights and Princess (August 6-12), Seaside (August 13-19), Pirates (August 20-26), Dinosaurs (August 27-September 2).


Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Where: Skegness Embassy Theatre
When: Wednesday, July 25 1pm and 4pm and Thursday, July 26 10am and 1pm
Cost: Tickets from £17 – for more information click here.

For more information about tickets click here.


Grand Medieval Joust 2018


Where: Lincoln Castle
When: Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5 (Event 11am-5pm, Attractions 10am-5pm)
Cost: Adult £13.50, Concession £11, Child £7.20, Family £34.20, Under-5s free

Four brave knights take part in the Sport of Kings, with musicians, a surgeon, jester and a cast of medieval characters over the August bank holiday.


Extreme Teddy Bears Picnic

Tattershall Castle. Photo: The National Trust

Where: Tattershall Castle
When: August 18 and 19, 11am-4pm
Cost: The event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Adult standard £7.27, children £3.63 – for more information click here.

A teddy bears picnic with a medieval twist. Go on an adventure with your favourite teddy.


Asylum Steampunk Festival

Photo: Sean Strange

Where: Various city locations
When: August 24-27
Cost: Wristband prices vary depending when and how long you want to go for

Thousands of dressed up steampunks can enjoy a festival which ‘strives to combine art, literature, music, fashion, comedy and simple good fun’.


Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

Photo: Steve Smailes for Lincolnshire Reporter

Where: Dickonhill Road, Friskney, Boston
When: 10am-5pm (March to October), 10am-4pm (November to February)
Cost: Adult £10.95 (16-59), OAP £9.95 (60+), Child £9.50. For full prices click here.

Come see a wide variety of animals and on July 29 it is international day of the tiger.