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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.

Zoos & Animal Parks

Woodside Wildlife Park

Get hands-on access to some exciting animals! With over 50 different species there’s lots to see and learn! Approximately 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

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Woodside wildlife park
Rand Farm Park

Rand Farm Park

Enjoy a fun-filled family day out to see and pet farm animals along with a wide range of exciting activities. Visit whatever the weather. Just 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

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Bransby Horses

One of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities, Bransby Horses is a great day out for the whole family, with award-winning facilities including children’s play park and picnic area. Just eight miles from Lincoln.

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Hall Farm Park

Hall Farm Park

Set on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, find lots of things to see and do giving visitors a unique experience. Approximately 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

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