Great reasons to spend your weekend in South Kesteven

Oct 23, 2019 | Blog, News

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.

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle overlooks the Vale of Belvoir and is one of the East Midlands’ most stunning historic attractions. A Grade I listed building which dates back to the 18th century, Belvoir Castle is situated on an estate of almost 15,000 acres and visitors can also enjoy looking around the beautiful gardens.

Belvoir Castle in sunshine

Stamford

Stamford is one of the UK’s most beautiful and charming historic towns. Packed with jaw-dropping original Georgian architecture and filled with character, hit the cobbles and explore the town’s plethora of independent shops, cafes and visitor attractions such as nearby Burghley House.

Belton House (National Trust)

Belton House is set in 1300 acres of parkland, rich in wildlife, gorgeous views, a deer park and woodland adventure playground. The splendid House, restaurant and shop welcomes visitors.

J and J Alpacas

Walk the trail, get up close and personal with the gorgeous alpacas, and treat yourself to some handmade alpaca knitwear to keep you warm this winter.

J&J Alpacas wool and alpacas

The Engine Yard

The Engine Yard is a unique rural retail village in charming Victorian buildings within the Vale of Belvoir. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.

Engine Yard Belvoir Castle

Woolsthorpe Manor

No visit to South Kesteven would be complete without a trip to Woolsthorpe Manor, famous for being the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton. The house is a historic landmark and also features a science discovery centre in which visitors both young and old can explore the theories that Newton himself developed whilst living here.

If you need places to stay in South Kesteven, you won’t struggle to find what you’re looking for, whether you’re after affordable town hotels or sophisticated boutique B&Bs in the country. South Kesteven is the perfect place to visit for a day out or weekend away.

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