Places to visit in South Kesteven in Winter

Discover South Kesteven this  Winter

With visitor attractions across the district adhering to a Covid-safe service, we've gathered a great selection of places for all ages to visit in South Kesteven this Winter.

NB: Some venues may be closed or events amended due to Tier 3 restrictions from 2nd December. Updated details shown below.

Please double check the venue's website for their facilities, location, latest opening times and for Christmas and New Year.




Grantham Museum

(Closed - Tier 3) Open: 10am - 4pm, Thursday - Saturday


Notions Antiques, Grantham

 Open: 10am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday and 11am - 4pm on Sunday


The Antiques Store, Grantham

Open: 10am - 4pm, Monday - Saturday and 11am - 3pm on Sunday


Belton House (National Trust) 

Open: Gardens, Park and Café (hot & cold takeaway) 10am - 4pm daily (3pm last admission). Adventure playground open Friday – Sunday and in school hols.

Pre-booking via website advisable or check on arrival.

Winter Lights Trail: 4 Dec - 3 January (advance bookings only, arrival 4pm - 8pm)

Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity Trail  from 5th December 2020 until 31st January 2021 (pre-booking required)


JandJ Alpacas, Dry Doddington

 Open: 10am - 3pm,  Thursday - Sunday for Gift shop and takeaway coffee and cakes 

Online shop of Alpaca gifts too.

Alpaca Trails & Experiences closed currently.


Mannakin Hall, Fulbeck

Mannequin Museum & Pop Up Cyclist's Café 

Call 07757 513584 to book as opening times vary


Manor Stables Craft Centre, Fulbeck

Open: Thursday to Sunday, 10.30am - 4pm from mid January

(cafe closed whilst in Tier 3)


Belvoir Castle

 Castle garden opening and Christmas events on 3-23 Dec & 27 Dec-3 Jan. (closed New Year's Day)

Castle & Gardens open all year 11am - 4pm on selected dates (see website)


The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle

Open: 7 days a week (individual shop times vary, see website for details)  Takeaway refreshments from The Fuel Tank: Thurs – Sat only, 12 – 8pm. Online shopping available from most outlets 


Easton Walled Gardens, near Grantham

(Gardens currently closed)

Snowdrop season from 12 February 2021


Fawcett Driving Horses, Dunkirk Farm, Great Ponto

Carriage Rides and ‘Off-road Carriage Driving Tuition' available with the lovely Clydesdales - advance bookings please.




Bourne Heritage Centre

(closed in Tier 3) Open: 2pm - 4pm, Saturdays


Market Deeping Antiques & Craft Centre

 Open: 10am - 5pm Monday - Saturday and 11am - 4pm on Sunday




Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue, near Clipsham

Free admission, open all year, small car park


Burghley, near Stamford (in Tier 2)

Parkland open all year from 7am - 6pm, free entry (no toilet facilities) Cafe for takeaway drinks & snacks


St Martin's Antique Centre, Stamford

Open: daily Monday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm and Sunday 10.30am - 4pm


Stamford Town Guided Tours

(currently unavailable while Tier 3)

Walking tours available Thursday to Sunday (pre-booking)


Stamford Sights & Secrets Tours

Tours available by arrangement to end February 

Regular tours from March 2021 (pre-book)



For open churches, walks, cycling and other outdoor activities or events taking place across South Kesteven

please browse the rest of our website



This information has been compiled by InvestSK and the content is deemed correct at 22 December 2020.

All attractions adhere to current appropriate safety precautions.

Accuracy of opening times cannot be guaranteed however, due to unforeseen circumstances, inclement weather or changes in Government Covid guidance.

To plan your visit, please check the attraction’s website or Facebook for the latest details, facilities, location, opening times and for the Christmas and New Year period.



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