Parks & Playgrounds

Parks & Playgrounds

Beautiful and picturesque, whatever time of year

South Kesteven is 365 square miles of rural splendor! Whether you like to cycle, walk, ride or fish, you’ll find some wonderful locations to explore.

Local Parks

Wyndham Park, Grantham

Hill Avenue
NG31 9BB

The formal park and a playing area of 4 hectares has the River Witham flowing through it, with wild fowl and seating areas.

Park facilities include:
• An outdoor paddling pool
• Heritage centre with toilets
• Cycle hire centre
• Café and patio
• 2 bowling greens privately managed
• 2 hard tennis courts – free to play
• An under 8’s children’s play area and a traditional one
• A sensory garden
• Goal posts
• Flower and shrub beds
• Limited car parking
• A model boating pool

parks & playgrounds
Queen Elizabeth Park,

Belton Lane
NG31 8FJ

This is a semi -formal riverside parkland of 9.1 hectares opposite Wyndham Park.

It has the following facilities:
• Floral conservation areas
• A conservation pond
• A fishing pond
• Picnic areas
• Children’s play area

Dysart Park, Grantham

Houghton Road
NG31 6JD

2 hectares of formal park and playing field which is open from 7.30am until dusk.

Facilities include:
• Outdoor paddling pool
• Bowling green (privately managed)
• Hard tennis court
• Bandstand (Brass Band concerts in summer – details on request)
• Flower and shrub beds.
• Children’s play area

Stamford Recreation Ground

Recreation Ground Road

The formal park and playing field is open from 7.30am until sunset.

Facilities include:
• Bowling green – privately managed
• 3 grass tennis courts
• Golf putting course
• 2 hard tennis courts – free to play
• Basket ball zone
• Flower & shrub beds Bandstand (Brass Band concerts in summer)
• Children’s play area

Stamford Meadows

Sit a while in the tranquil riverside area and enjoy the views of the Stamford skyline, how many Churches can you spot?

Bourne War Memorial Gardens, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Well-kept gardens, with ducks, willows, flower beds & benches. The bank to the far side of the gardens beside the river is the base of the curtain wall of Bourne Castle’s inner bailey. As the inner bailey moat, this water was three times this width.

Wellhead Park, Bourne

The town is blessed with many open spaces but none more pleasant than the Wellhead Park, an area of parkland just a short step from the shops and offices where many go for a spot of peace and relaxation.

Deepings Lakes

Nearest postcode PE6 8RJ.

A wetland south-east of Deeping St James of some 160 acres There is a main lake and two areas of smaller lakes and pools, with lakeside walks.

The Lake is noted for its wildfowl and waterbird communities. Management has been aimed at path maintenance along the southern shore, creating small wildflower meadows and, clearing trees from an area where early marsh orchids were known to grow. A bird hide overlooks the lake. Islands are also being kept "tree free" or even totally free of vegetation to encourage ground nesting birds such as terns, plovers and lapwings.

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