What’s Nearby

Local Amenities

Heighington is just 1 mile from us.

You have the following;

  • Local Costcutter situated on the High Street, heighington
  • The Butcher & Beast- pub
  • The Turks Head- pub

Washingborough/Branston: is just 2.5 miles away.

They have the following;

  • Spar/Costcutter general store
  • Pharamacy
  • Fish & Chips takeaway
  • Pizza Place takeaway
  • Chinese takeaway
  • Indian takeaway

Food and Drink locally

  • The Royal Oak Public House (Washingborough) 2 miles away
  • The Ferry Boat Public House (Washingborough) 2 miles away
  • The Turk Head Public House (Heighington) 1.5 miles away
  • The Butcher and Beast (Heighington) 1.5 miles away
  • Mill Lodge Restuarant and Public House, Lincoln Road, Canwick –  6 miles away
  • The Red Lion Dunston Restaurant and Public House 6 miles away

Golf Nearby

We have three fantastic local golf courses within 5 miles of our campsite.

  • Pottergate Golf Club 1.5 miles away.

This mature parkland 9 hole golf course offers beginners and experienced golfers alike, a challenge, with its rolling fairways, water hazards and large greens.  You are sure to receive a warm and friendly welcome at Pottergate Golf Club, with an active social scene, full bar licence and full bar menu available throughout the day. Pottergate Golf Club has become a hugely popular venue for golf societies, parties, and business meetings.

http://www.pottergategolfclub.co.uk/

  • Pottergate Golf Club also offers Sunday lunch.  Visit there website for future details.
  • Canwick Golf Club 4.5 miles away

Canwick Park Golf Club – Relax, enjoy and take on the challenge.

Welcome to one of Lincolnshire’s hidden golfing gems! Located just outside the beautiful and historic city of Lincoln, Canwick Park boasts a superb 18-hole parkland course that suits players of all ages and standards.

We are a private members club, however we extend the warmest of welcomes to visiting players, corporate/society parties, and those seeking to simply enjoy the hospitality of our clubhouse.

http://canwickpark.co.uk/

  • Blankney Golf Club 7.1 miles away

Located in the heart of rural Lincolnshire and part of the Blankney estate this beautiful parkland golf course is always a pleasure to play.For over a century golfers have enjoyed Blankney and its natural surroundings and more recently have witnessed tremendous improvements which have brought the course ”up-to-date” with consideration to golfers of all standards. You can play at Blankney throughout the year with the course standing up well to varying conditions.

http://www.blankneygolfclub.co.uk/

 

Things To Do 

Lincoln Castle , Lincoln – 6.7 miles

Lincoln Castle was built in 1068 by William the Conqueror. The beautiful grounds are the perfect spot for a picnic and there are 3 towers to climb, 12th century wall walks, and a prison to explore. (Limited disabled access)
Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln –  6.7 miles

Soaring above the city, Lincoln Cathedral is one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe and dominates the landscape for miles around. Most of the Cathedral dates from the 13th century when it was rebuilt in the new Gothic style. See if you recognise sections from the ‘The Da Vinci Code’ which was partly shot here!

 

Metheringham Airfield, Metheringham – 5 Miles away*

Metheringham Airfield is a small, well maintained museum dedicated to RAF 106 Bomber Squadron which flew from here during the second world war. Photographs, information and displays give a fascinating insight into everyday life on an active airfield.  What’s more, many of the original buildings still remain, including the ration store. Regular events are held throughout the year.

 

Chambers Farm Wood Nature Reserve, Langton Hill – 11 Miles away*

A renowned haven for a wide variety of butterflies and other insect life, the Chambers Farm Nature Reserve is a 360 hectare beauty spot located on the site of a medieval woodland near Wragby.

 

Whisby Nature Park, Lincoln –  12 Miles away*

With approximately 28 species of butterfly living at Whisby Nature Park, this lovely area is well worth a visit. Consisting of a mixture of flooded gravel pits, this 150 acre site encompasses woodland, lakes, grassland and heath. Soak up some of the local scenery on the way-marked paths winding through the park.

 

Rand Farm Park, Lincoln – 13 Miles away*

For the children – Learn to touch and handle animals properly and get to feed them, too! Crammed with farm animals and pets, this working farm offers plenty of other adventures including a play area with trampolines, a sand pit and some exciting kart rides and roller racers.

 

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre, Coningsby – 19 Miles away*

You’ll find lovingly restored and meticulously maintained aircraft on display at this visitor centre. The Lancaster, Spitfires and Hurricanes are not museum pieces, they can be seen regularly at air shows around the country. Visitors can even meet the pilots who fly these wonderful aircraft and the ground crew who maintain them. An interesting and informative day out!

 

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, Spilsby – 30 Miles away*

Recreated on an original WW2 airfield, this extraordinarily evocative museum not only gives a real insight into life on a bomber airfield but also displays information and items from POW and Concentration camps, with all their stories of sadness and heroism

 

Walking and Cycling in the local Area

Although we are only 1.5 miles from Heighington village, were are in a secluded  peaceful area of the Lincoln Countryside.

Lincoln to Bardney – The Water Rail Way Cycle Path National Cycle Route

A flat 9 mile cycle route which takes you from Lincoln to the village of Bardney. The Water Rail Way is a purpose built path along the route of a disused railway line running alongside the River Witham. An ideal cycle ride for a family cycle ride. Look out for the sculptures along the route.

 

Village and Viking Way

Description: Starting from the bustling village of Navenby, this walk heads out on the Viking Way before turning off across the open landscape of Navenby Heath. Starting at Navenby High Street.

 

Bardney is 5 miles away.

Description:  A walk through the Lincolnshire Limewoods where there are ancient woodlands, medieval abbey ruins and a wealth of wildlife and history. The walk takes in two woods, Southrey and Scotgrove, and the remains of two abbeys, Tupholme and Bardney. This circular walk of 9 ½ km (6 miles) will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

 

Woodhall Spa is 15 miles away –   This is a circular walk of 13km (8 miles)  Description:  Enjoy a walk from the attractive spa resort village of Woodhall Spa. The walk passes a medieval moated site and goes through mature woodland and the pretty village of Stixwould before joining the Viking Way to return to Woodhall Spa. The walk uses village and field paths, woodland rides and quiet roads. Mostly easy level walking you may encounter stiles. It may be muddy in places if wet. The walk starts at Woodhall Spa which lies approximately 14 miles south east of Lincoln.

 

Equestrian – The Lindsey Trail

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The County Council in partnership with the British Driving Society, the British Horse Society and other organisations has established a 69 mile trail across the Lincolnshire Wolds suitable for carriage drivers, horse riders, cyclists and walkers.

The trail, one of the first routes in the country suitable for carriage drivers, will extend from Willingham Woods in the north to Horncastle in the south. The British Driving Society, British Horse Society, East Lindsey District Council, Lindum Endurance Horse Society and Lincolnshire County Council have all contributed funding to the project.