Things to do in South Kesteven this bank holiday weekend

Things to do in South Kesteven this bank holiday weekend

There’s a whole host of activities and things to do to entertain the family this bank holiday weekend in South Kesteven, so we thought we’d round up a few ideas to help you make your plans:   Eat fantastic food Many restaurants in the area have now reopened their...

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Coach passengers receive warm welcome at Stamford Market

Coach passengers receive warm welcome at Stamford Market

South Kesteven District Council laid on a special welcome for a local coach company bringing its first passengers to Stamford Market since the coronavirus lockdown in March. Cllr Rosemary Trollope-Bellew, Cabinet Member for Culture and Visitor Economy, was at the...

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Rediscovering the great outdoors

Rediscovering the great outdoors

South Kesteven is home to some wonderful countryside and parks for walking, cycling and finding some peace and quiet. But right now, we all need to make sure that we support the NHS and our neighbours by staying safe. So, please follow government guidelines, and if...

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Top 4 attractions in Grantham

Top 4 attractions in Grantham

  The school holidays are quickly approaching and while the Grantham area is a great place to live, with some of the UK's top attractions, people often find themselves asking the question 'what to do near Grantham?'. With so many options it can sometimes be hard...

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Discover South Kesteven

Discover South Kesteven

  If you're looking for somewhere to spend a short break or weekend away, the district of South Kesteven has a whole host of things to see and do for all the family. Situated in South Lincolnshire, just off the A1 and only 38 miles east of Nottingham and 66 miles...

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Discover South Kesteven visitor guide launches for 2020

Discover South Kesteven visitor guide launches for 2020

Lincolnshire should be your first thought when considering a weekend break in the UK, and our beautiful county is home to a host of fantastic attractions and hidden gems. Here are our top recommendations for things to do in South Kesteven for the whole family.

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Christmas begins in South Kesteven this November

Christmas begins in South Kesteven this November

  From the 24th of November, South Kesteven will be a hotspot of fabulous festive events, from Christmas markets to light switch-ons. Stamford When it comes to things to do in Stamford this Christmas, on the 24th of November Stamford will host its annual...

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Great reasons to spend your weekend in South Kesteven

Great reasons to spend your weekend in South Kesteven

Lincolnshire should be your first thought when considering a weekend break in the UK, and our beautiful county is home to a host of fantastic attractions and hidden gems. Here are our top recommendations for things to do in South Kesteven for the whole family.

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Tourism conference offers business help

Tourism conference offers business help

Tourism experts from Visit Britain are fronting a high-level regional conference in Grantham this month to help local businesses develop and increase international trade.
Visitor sites, accommodation providers and anyone offering experiences or excursions are invited to a free Taking England to the World event on 22 October in the Guildhall Arts Centre.

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Colourful heritage and entertainment at the Stamford Georgian Festival

Colourful heritage and entertainment at the Stamford Georgian Festival

If you’re visiting South Lincolnshire in early autumn, then why not take the time to explore heritage and entertainment in one fun day out? Between 26th and 29th September 2019, the Stamford Georgian Festival gives a fascinating insight into history through performances and exciting events. This year, the focus is on the Age of Wonder and Invention.

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South Lincolnshire -home to historic castles

South Lincolnshire -home to historic castles

​When it comes to exploring England’s historic castles, you needn’t look much further than South Kesteven in Lincolnshire – a perfect combination of history, gardens and art, South Kesteven’s castles and stately homes are the ideal places for a day out.

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Gold medalist rides @ Bourne CiCLE Festival

Gold medalist rides @ Bourne CiCLE Festival

Triple Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy will be riding at the Bourne CiCLE Festival as part of the Vitus Pro Cycling team.
Ed will be competing in the elite men’s race on Sunday 1 September over a course of 175 km through the countryside and looping back through Bourne twice before the dash to the finish.

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10 things to do in August in South Kesteven

10 things to do in August in South Kesteven

South Kesteven boasts fun activities, fantastic scenery, historical sites and museums to enjoy in summer. If you’re wondering what to do near Grantham, Stamford, Bourne or The Deepings, check out our list.

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Where to watch Bourne cycle festival action

Where to watch Bourne cycle festival action

Key viewing points have been identified in villages during Bourne’s CiCLE Festival over the weekend of 31 August and 1 September. The best rural locations are in Kirkby Underwood and Grimsthorpe Castle on both Saturday & Sunday, Corby Glen on Saturday for the...

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Best days out w/ kids on the school holidays

Best days out w/ kids on the school holidays

Situated just off the A1 and on the main east coast railway line, South Kesteven is the ideal location for a family day trip or a stress-free weekend away. Surrounded by 365 square miles of countryside, it provides a perfect base for a UK holiday stay too, giving you time to explore the historic market towns of Grantham, Stamford, Bourne and Market Deeping.

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Yellow bikes recycled dress festival route

Yellow bikes recycled dress festival route

Yellow painted bikes are appearing along the race routes of next month’s Bourne CiCLE Festival to raise awareness of the event. Andrew Norman, Head of Visitor Economy for InvestSK said “We wanted to recreate the look and feel of the Tour of Yorkshire with these colourful bikes.

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10 Best things to do in Grantham

10 Best things to do in Grantham

Grantham is surrounded by imposing stately homes and Belton House is one of the most stunning. Maintained by the National Trust, it is a perfect example of an English country house.

With over 1300 acres to explore, Belton Park is worth a trip in its own right. Walking trails take you through the extensive grounds and even through a deer park.

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D-Day airborne mission inspires new exhibition

D-Day airborne mission inspires new exhibition

A new exhibition has been launched at Grantham Museum telling the story of an audacious mission launched from RAF North Witham on the eve of D Day. The Tip of the Spear brings to life what happened on June 5, 1944, as aircraft of the United States lX Troop Carrier...

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US Veteran Pilot Returns to WWII airfield

US Veteran Pilot Returns to WWII airfield

A veteran American World War II pilot has made an emotional return to a south Lincolnshire wartime airfield, 75 years after he flew from there on a perilous pre-invasion mission on the eve of D-Day. Lt Col Hamilton (96) was met at Grantham station on 2 June by...

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Leaflet Swap and Networking for Visitor Businesses

Leaflet Swap and Networking for Visitor Businesses

Two networking, leaflet swap and information workshops are being held in the district to help tourism-related businesses to boost their visitor numbers. The workshops are being organised by Discover South Kesteven, the visitor economy arm of InvestSK, South Kesteven...

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New Website Showcases Bourne CiCLE Festival

New Website Showcases Bourne CiCLE Festival

A new website has launched for Bourne’s first CiCLE Festival later this year. As activity builds towards the festival, organised by South Kesteven District Council, the web site – www.bourneciclefestival.com – will be constantly updated…

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Discover South Kesteven Visitor Guide Launches for 2019

Discover South Kesteven Visitor Guide Launches for 2019

A brand new, enlarged Discover South Kesteven visitor guide has been launched as part of a major campaign to put the district on the tourism map and draw people to its wealth of attractions. The 64-page glossy guide from South Kesteven District Council is designed to attract visitors from far and wide and encourages local people to re-discover what’s on the doorstep…

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New Blue Plaque Guide Honours Grantham’s Finest

New Blue Plaque Guide Honours Grantham’s Finest

A new Blue Plaque Guide has been produced to commemorate remarkable individuals associated with Grantham. The guide and information trail, produced by South Kesteven District Council in conjunction with Grantham Civic Society, lists 17 people including scientists, writers, philosophers and war heroes….

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New Website and Film Launched to Promote South Kesteven

New Website and Film Launched to Promote South Kesteven

Discover South Kesteven – the InvestSK team responsible for increasing South Kesteven’s visitor economy – has launched a new website and promotional film to showcase the district’s leisure, culture and heritage and encourage more residents and visitors to explore what’s on offer locally…

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