Places To Visit

There are many attractions within a short distance of the stag, some suggestion are below.

Belton House.

Belton house is within a mile of the Stag and was built by architect William Winde during the years 1685 - 1688. Within the house there are many high quality decorations and furnishing on display, old masters, tapestries, fine furniture, silver and oriental porcelain.

Outside the house you can enjoy the extensive gardens including the sunken Italian garden, orangery, Dutch garden and to keep the children entertained there is a woodland adventure playground.

Then why not round the day off with lunch or dinner at the Stag.


Belton House
Lincoln BG32 2LS
Lincolnshire
Tel: (01476) 66116

Belton Garden Centre.

Belton garden centre is again situated within a mile if the Stag and is directly opposite Belton House on the A607


Belton Garden Centre
A 607 Belton
Grantham Lincolnshire NG32 2LN

Tel: 01476 563700

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

 

The Battle of Britain Memorial flight includes five Spitfires and two Hurricanes a Lancaster Bomber which is one of only two Lancasters remaining in air worthy condition out of the 7377 that were built, the only other can be found in Canada. Other aircraft in the flight include a Dakota transport and Chipmunks.

The BBMF Visitor's Centre can be found at RAF Coningsby.

RAF Coningsby Lincolnshire.

Belvoir Castle.

Belvoir Castle, another popular attraction is the ancestral home of the Duke of Rutland.

The Castle dates back to Norman times and from it's commanding position has fantastic views over the Vale of Belvoir and houses collections of paintings (including those by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Poussin and Holbein) sculptures, silks, tapestries, porcelain and furniture.

Outside there are extensive grounds with woodland walks and rose and statue gardens.


Belvoir Castle
Belvoir
Nr Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG32 1PD
United Kingdom.

e-mail: info@belvoircastle.com
Telephone: +44 (0)1476 870262
Fax: +44 (0)1476 870443

Lincoln Cathedral.

Lincoln cathedral is the seat of the bishop of Lincoln. Its structure dominates both city and the county.


The Cathedral is located in the 'up hill' area of Lincoln very near to the castle and should be a must on any visit to Lincoln.


Lincoln Cathedral
Minster Yard, Lincoln.

The Cathedral has a central
telephone system working between
0900 and 1700 on weekdays.

Tel :01522 544544

Opening Hours: June - August: 7:15 - 8.00 Mon - Sat; 7:15 - 6.00 Sun. September - May: 7:15 - 6pm Mon - Sat; 7:15 - 5.00 Sun.


Lincoln Castle.

Lincoln Castle was begun in 1068 and was one of the first great castles to be built by William the Conqueror on the hill top site that the Romans had occupied with their first fort.


Many of the castle visitors come to see the original 780 year old Lincoln Magna Carta, which is one of only four surviving originals sealed by King John after his meeting with the Barons at Runnymede in 1215. The document is now housed in the in the Victorian prison building within the Castle grounds.
Lincoln Castle is also well known for its programme of historical re-enactments, jousting, craft fairs, concerts, firework displays, and the famous Lincoln Christmas Market.


Lincoln Castle
Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA.

Tel: 01522 511068

Fax: 01522 512150

Opening Hours: 9.30 - 5.30 Mon - Sat; 11.00 - 5.30 Sun; Winter Closing 4.00pm.

Also worth a vist while in the Lincoln area are Swinderby and Newark Antique Fairs

 


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