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Discover lots of things to do in Gainsborough!

Why not tie in your visit with one of the many events taking place in and around the town? There’s lots of great things to do in Gainsborough as well as the surrounding area.

Why not visit some of our great places to visit while you’re here? You can also find great places to shop, eat and drink.

Discover history and heritage, explore the great outdoors or enjoy a day out at one of our top family attractions including Rand Farm Park and Wild Pines Park. You can also find an abundance of fishing lakes plus an exquisite 18 hole golf course at Thonock Park. You also find Lincolnshire’s only racecourse just 30 minutes drive away. Market Rasen Racecourse is one of the friendliest places in the country to watch jump racing, with events held throughout the year.

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**Check out what’s on at Trinity Arts Centre during 2024! Click here to find out more**

**The next Farmers’ and Craft Market will take place on Saturday 10 August 2024!**

To see what else is happening take a look at the full calendar. West Lindsey also have a regular newsletter promoting events in the area. To sign up a regular newsletter click here.

Calendar of events across the West Lindsey District

What’s On at Trinity Arts Centre

What’s On at the Lincolnshire Showground

What’s on in the Lincolnshire Wolds

Gainsborough has also hosted a number of fantastic events since 2017 which has included the annual Illuminate parade to historic markets. Take a look back at what’s taken place on our Thriving Gainsborough page.


Caistor Lakes and Leisure Park

A multi award-winning leisure park set within 7 acres of countryside in the picturesque Lincolnshire Wolds with Adult Only touring pitches, luxury lodges, holiday homes, fishing lakes and onsite restaurant.

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Swan Lodge Night Caistor Lakes photo by Jigsaw Photography Ltd
Wold View Lodge

Wold View Fisheries & Leisure Park

Everything you for a relaxing stay in a beautiful and tranquil setting. These luxury lodges offer open plan living with modern amenities.

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Claxby Fishery

If you fancy fishing, Claxby Fishery is approximately half an hour from Gainsborough. The Fishery consists of three ponds well stocked with a variety of fish.

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Claxby Fishery
Wold View Fishery

Wold View Fisheries & Leisure Park

Dropping off the top of the Wolds, find an almost secret and forgotten valley with a group of established fishing lakes including stunning new accommodation.

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