Things to do

Find great things to see and do for all ages in West Lindsey. Whether you’re visiting for a day or a week, you’ll be sure to fill your time. The district is ideally situated in close proximity to the historic City of Lincoln and the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

Look out for our annual events including the West Lindsey Churches Festival and the Lincolnshire Wolds Outdoor Festival! West Lindsey is also home to the Lincolnshire Show.

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Visitor Attractions

There are a number of great places to visit across the district, from historic manor houses to family friendly attractions.


West Lindsey can offer a wonderful array of activities for you to explore in award winning countryside.


From local, unique independents and boutiques to large high street favourites.


Details of the markets in Caistor, Market Rasen and Gainsborough.

Gainsborough Market

Gainsborough’s traditional retail market offers a range of great value food, clothing and household goods.

Farmers' and Craft Market

Our monthly Farmers’ and Craft Market offers the best in fresh, local, homemade and handmade produce from a variety of traders. The Market is held on the second Saturday of the month from 9 am to 2 pm, February to December.


There is so much to see in West Lindsey and a great way of experiencing this is by walking.


There is so much to see in West Lindsey and a great way of experiencing this is by cycling.


Volunteering is choosing to do something for the benefit of others, or for your community or the environment, without being paid to do it.

Aviation Heritage

Lincolnshire famously known for its links to the RAF and aviation heritage. Visit existing and former RAF sites across the county that played a huge part during World War I and II.

Horse Riding

What better way to explore Lincolnshire’s breathtaking scenery than on horseback? West Lindsey has a number of permissive bridleways and set trails for riders to enjoy.


Find acres of woodland waiting to be discovered. Enjoy a woodland walk, spot local wildlife, or head out on a day of adventure with family and friends.


Explore glorious gardens that have been meticulously manicured to perfection. From snowdrops in early spring to pretty peonies in the summer, enjoy a stroll through an abundance of colours and fragrances that will delight the senses.


Explore the area by boat and enjoy West Lindsey’s waterway!