Places to visit in South Kesteven in Autumn & Winter

Discover South Kesteven this Autumn & 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 Autumn and Winter.

NB: Some venues may be closed due to lockdown in November/December. Updated details shown below.

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




Grantham Museum

(Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec) Open: 10am - 4pm, Thursday - Saturday


Notions Antiques, Grantham

(Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec) Open: 10am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday and 11am - 4pm on Sunday


The Antiques Store, Grantham

(Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec) 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)


JandJ Alpacas, Dry Doddington

(Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec) Open: 10am - 4pm,  Thursday - Sunday

Online shop of Alpaca gifts


Mannakin Hall, Fulbeck

Mannequin Museum & Pop Up Cyclist's Café (closed to 2 Dec)

Call 07757 513584 to book as opening times vary


Manor Stables Craft Centre & Café, Fulbeck

Open: Thursday to Sunday, 10.30am - 4pm (Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec)


Belvoir Castle

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

Castle 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)  During 5 Nov - 2 Dec: only Garden Centre and grocery/butcher open. Takeaways from The Fuel Tank: Thurs – Sat only, 12 – 8pm. Online shopping available from most outlets during lockdown.

Christmas Market;  4-6th Dec, 11-13th Dec & 18-20th Dec. &


Easton Walled Gardens, near Grantham

Garden Centre open for plants, seeds, pots and more...10am - 4pm Wednesday to Sunday, until 20 December (Gardens 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 5 Nov-2 Dec) Open: 2pm - 4pm, Saturdays


Market Deeping Antiques & Craft Centre

(Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec) 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 

Parkland open all year from 7am - 6pm, free entry (no toilet facilities)


St Martin's Antique Centre, Stamford

(Closed 5 Nov - 2 Dec) Open: daily Monday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm and Sunday 10.30am - 4pm


Stamford Town Guided Tours

(No tours 5 Nov- 2 Dec) Available: Thursday to Sunday (pre-booking)


Stamford Sights & Secrets Tours

Tours available by arrangement to end February (excl 5 Nov - 2 Dec)

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 1 November 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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