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Lincolnshire Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens

Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens, Industrial Heritage attractions and museums (English Heritage / National Trust / others), many with brief details of disabled access.

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Lincolnshire Attractions and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

 

Alford Manor House and Gardens - restored gardens, sculpture - Alford - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.alfordmanorhouse.co.uk

 

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens - tells the story of the hall and the local area - Spalding - Fully accessible -
www.ayscoughfee.org

 

Belton House - The 'perfect' English country house estate, 17th Century house, gardens, deer park - National Trust – Grantham - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house/

 

Burghley House and Gardens - Englands Greatest Elizabethan House, state rooms, garden of surprises, sculpture garden - Stamford - Disabled access and facilities but with restrictions please see website
www.burghley.co.uk

 

Cogglesford Watermill - award winning, fully restored and working watermill is thought to be the only Sheriff’s Watermill still operating in England. Special events and milling days on the second Sunday of each month from March to December - Disabled access (to ground floor) and facilities - with restrictions please see the website
www.cogglesfordwatermill.co.uk

 

Collection Museum (Art & Archaeology) - The archaeology gallery - Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Roman, Saxon, Viking and Medieval eras. The Usher Gallery - fine and decorative arts - Disabled access and facilities - "All public areas of the museum and the Usher Gallery are fully accessible and we have a buggy park and public lockers in the museum" from the website
www.thecollectionmuseum.com

 

Cottage Museum - John Wield, Victorian photographic collection Woodhall Spa - "ramp access" the only disabled access info we found for this site
www.cottagemuseum.co.uk

 

Doddington Hall - Doddington Hall a late Elizabethan Mansion was completed in 1600, internal re-decoration in the Georgian style. Over 400 years of unbroken family occupation has resulted in fascinating collections - Disabled access and facilities - with some restrictions please see the website -
www.doddingtonhall.com

 

Easton Walled Gardens 400 years of gardening have created a peaceful and settled atmosphere, designed so that adults and children can enjoy the gardens together - Easton, Grantham - upper gardens are accessible by wheelchair in dry weather. The admissions, giftshop, tearoom,coach house, history room and toilets are all accessible see website
www.eastonwalledgardens.co.uk

 

Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park - 4 acre walled garden, sensory garden, a one world garden, paddocks for the little brown sheep, aviaries, a guinea pig village, sculpture and living willow features. Much to delight children - Elsham nr Brigg - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.elshamhall.co.uk

 

Gainsborough Old Hall - medieval manor house, built it between 1460 and 1480 - Disabled access (to ground floor) and facilities - with restrictions please see the website
www.gainsborougholdhall.com

 

Grantham House - Handsome town house, with architectural features from various eras and riverside walled garden – Grantham - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/grantham-house/

 

Grimsthorpe Castle Park and Gardens - Castle dating from 13th century, the home of the de Eresby family since 1516, formal gardens, park and woodland - Disabled access but with restrictions for castle - please see the website www.grimsthorpe.co.uk

 

Gunby Hall and Gardens - A homely country house dated 1700 set in Victorian walled gardens at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds - Gunby, Spilsby- Grounds - Disabled & Pushchair but with restrictions for house see website
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gunby-hall/

 


 

Heckington Windmill - eight sailed windmill, mill tours, flour on sale - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.heckingtonwindmill.org.uk

 

Lincoln Castle - Historic Castle, Georgian and Victorian Prison, visitor experience - Major refurbishment until 2015 (but open and showing work in progress) - "Lincoln Castle is partially accessible and the shop has an induction loop"
www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/lincolncastle

 

Lincoln Cathedral - gothic style, intricate detail, fine carving. Floor Tours of architecture, history and more.
Roof Tours and Tower Tour (limited booking recommend for these) - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.lincolncathedral.com

 

Mrs Smith's Cottage - (limited opening) A simple cottage built in the mid 1800s, lived in by Hilda Smith for most of her
long life until the age of 102 and little changed - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.mrssmithscottage.co.uk

 

National Centre for Craft and Design - offers a seasonal programme of exhibitions ranging from international to innovative new work created by local and regional artists shown across four gallery spaces - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk

 

Navigation House - portrays the story of the Navigation and its significant impact on Sleaford’s history. Interactive exhibits, displays and film footage provide interest for all ages - Sleaford - Disabled access (to ground floor) and facilities - please see the website
www.navigationhousesleaford.co.uk

 

St Katherine's Heritage and Cultural Centre - "offers visitors interactive displays exploring the history and heritage of the site, inspirational exhibitions and a lively programme of festivals and events for all ages." - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.lincoln.gov.uk

 

Tattershall Castle - Medieval brick castle rising dramatically above the Lincolnshire countryside, 149 steps (or is it 150?) to top of tower - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing - see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tattershall-castle/

 

Woolsthorpe Manor - Birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton - Colsterworth, near Grantham – Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/woolsthorpe-manor/

 

 

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