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.mrssmithscottage.co.uk

 A quaint little cottage built in the mid 1800s, lived in by a remarkable lady called Hilda Smith, who resisted unnecessary change. (currently closed to visitors for repairs and restoration)

North Hykeham

One NK Centre

01522 883311
www.1life.co.uk/north-kesteven-district-council/one-nk/home/ 

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
http://www.aviationheritagelincolnshire.com/content/cranwell-aviation-heritage-centre


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.aviationheritagelincolnshire.com/content/raf-digby-operations-room


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

Sleaford

The National Centre for Craft & Design
01529 308710
www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk

The National Centre for Craft and Design is the largest space in the UK dedicated to the promotion, celebration and exhibition of craft and design. It hosts a diverse range of exhibitions all year round, and also has well as cafe and a shop selling contemporary craft.

Cogglesford Mill
 01529 414294
http://community.lincolnshire.gov.uk/CogglesfordWatermill/

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
http://community.lincolnshire.gov.uk/NavigationHouseVisitorCentre/

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.

Thorpe on the Hill

The Natural World Centre, Whisby
01522 688868
www.naturalworldcentre.co.uk 
A visitor centre within a beautiful nature park,  gift shop plus the Boardwalk Cafe with delicious food and regular exciting exhibitions. Also includes Little Darters Wildlife Adventure Area, a free wildlife adventure area that is packed full of exciting tunnels, bridges and sand pits for kids to enjoy! 

 

Welbourn

Welbourn Forge
www.visitlincoln.com/things-to-do/welbourn-forge

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.