Visit Gainsborough, with its wealth of heritage and things to do! The town offers a great range of days out for all ages!

The town boasts a fantastic Medieval manor, Gainsborough Old Hall, a ‘Must See’ for history lovers. Explore this historic market town through fascinating exhibitions at Gainsborough Heritage Centre , The Old Nick Police Museum and the Gainsborough Model Railway.

You can also discover arts and culture at Trinity Arts Centre , with its fantastic programme of films and charming live performances.

When you visit Gainsborough, make sure to take a walk down the riverside to see the Pilgrim Woman. She stands at the waters edge as a symbol of Gainsborough’s connection to the Mayflower story. You can also explore the rich history of the town by following our heritage trail!

Gainsborough is the ideal base to explore Lincolnshire

Explore further and head to the historic city of Lincoln with it’s fantastic Castle and Cathedral and famous ‘Steep Hill’. The Lincolnshire Wolds AONB is also just under an hours drive away with plenty of walking routes, fun activities and days out. The Lincolnshire Coast also offers a great day out for all the family!

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Brightwater Gardens

Eight acres of beautiful gardens, wildflower meadows and woodland located at Saxby, Lincolnshire. Open by appointment only.

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Brightwater Gardens snowdrop walk
Mill farm garden

Mill Farm Garden

3.5 acres of stunning gardens overlooking the Lincolnshire Wolds and Ancholme Valley with many herbaceous beds and design ideas.

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