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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