Other places to visit

While in North Kesteven, why not visit some of the following centres:

Metheringham

Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre
01526 378270
www.metheringhamairfield.org

The centre recalls life on an operational airfield honouring 106 Squadron. Seasons of lectures and other events are held at the centre throughout the year.

Navenby

Mrs Smith's Cottage

01529 414294
www.oden.co.uk/mrssmith

A quaint little cottage built in the mid 1800s, lived in by a remarkable lady called Hilda Smith, who resisted unnecessary change.

North Hykeham

North Kesteven Centre

01522 883311
www.harpersfitness.co.uk

A centre with lots on offer, from a swimming pool with a flume and water features, table tennis, archery and badminton, to five-a-side football, squash, gym facilities, group training, a cafe and bar, plus lots more.

Terry O'Toole Theatre
01522 883311
www.terryotooletheatre.org.uk

The theatre stages a varied and exciting programme of professional drama, music, dance and children's theatre events alongside community performances.

North Rauceby

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre
01529 488490
www.heartoflincs.com

A centre that exhibits the fascinating story of this historic establishment, from its early days as a Royal Naval Air Service base to the current day.

RAF Digby

RAF Digby Sector Ops Room

01526
327619
www.airops.freeserve.co.uk


A restored Fighter Command Sector Operations Room in an original 1937 bunker, detailing history of RAF Digby from 1918 - 1945.

Sleaford

The Hub National Centre for Craft & Design
01529 308710
www.thehubcentre.info

The Hub is the largest space in the UK dedicated to the promotion, celebration and exhibition of craft and design. The Hub hosts a diverse range of exhibitions all year round, as well as a fantastic cafe and a contemporary crafts shop.

Cogglesford Mill
07966 400634 or 01529 414294
www.heartoflincs.com

A fully restored and working watermill, thought to be the only Sheriff's Watermill still operating in England. Special events and working days take place, also the sale of organic flour and other locally sourced products in the shop.

Navigation House
01529 414294
www.heartoflincs.com

An original grade II listed canal company office, built in 1838. Now a heritage centre, the building shows the story of the Navigation and the part it played in Sleaford's history.

Harpers at Sleaford Fitness Club
01529 304770
www.harpersfitness.co.uk


Sleaford's leading health club offers an indoor swimming pool with jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Floodlit five-a-side football pitches, squash courts and air conditioned group training studios with a variety of classes are also available.

Sleaford Leisure Centre
01529 303081
www.harpersfitness.co.uk

The centre boasts a great 25m swimming pool for lane swimming, fun sessions or water aerobics. A health suite and fitness centre is also available to all.

Northgate Sports Hall
01529
303004
www.harpersfitness.co.uk
 

The hall offers a wide range of sports to try, including five-a-side football, badminton, basketball, tennis, cricket, volleyball, plus many group training classes.

Thorpe on the Hill

The Natural World Centre, Whisby
01522 688868
www.naturalworldcentre.com

A visitor centre within a beautiful nature park, a fantastic eco zone gift shop plus the Boardwalk Cafe with delicious food and regular exciting exhibitions.

Little Darters Wildlife Adventure Area, Whisby
01522 688868
www.naturalworldcentre.com

A free wildlife adventure area that is packed full of exciting tunnels, bridges and sand pits for kids to enjoy! Watch wildlife in action through a mole's eye view! Climb up the nature exploration towers!

Welbourn

Welbourn Forge
01400 273070 or 01529 414294
www.heartoflincs.com

A former forge and blacksmith's workshop, which dates from 1864 and served the needs of farmers and tradesmen. It now exhibits old photographs, displays and memorabilia and a restored earth privy.