Places to visit

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Lincoln Cathedral  and Castle.
Lincoln represents an interesting mix of ancient and modern, with the bright lights and bustling shops of the city centre existing alongside the thousand-year-old ramparts of Lincoln Castle and the Gothic splendour of its Cathedral. Lincoln can also be reached by train from the village.

Newark Castle sits  proudly next to the River Trent in the centre of Newark in Nottinghamshire.  Its foundations date back to Saxon times but it was developed as a castle by the Bishop of Lincoln in 1123.  Known as the gateway to the North, the castle endured numerous sieges during the Baronial and English civil war before it was partially destroyed in 1646. Newark can also be reached by train from the village,
Clumber Park  is a special and important place, one of just a handful of grade 1 registered parks in the country and enjoyed by many people. In fact it is one of the top five most visited National Trust places in the country.  Over 3,800 acres, including woods, open heath and rolling farmland. It contains the longest double avenue of lime trees in Europe. The avenue was created by the 5th Duke of Newcastle in the 19th century and extends for more than two miles (4km).

Clumber Lake is a serpentine lake covering 87 acres (352,000 m²), south of the site of Clumber House and extending 2 km to the east. The lake was partially rebuilt in the 1980s and again in 2004 after suffering from subsidence from coal mining.  Hardwick Village lies within the park, near the eastern end of the lake.

Sherwood Forest.  Once part of a royal hunting forest, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve covers 450 acres and incorporates some truly ancient areas of native woodland where  slender birch trees grow alongside more than a thousand veteran Oaks, most of which are over 500 years old. The largest and most famous of these is the Major Oak. A large English oak  near the village of Edwinstowe in the midst of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, has a girth of 33 feet (10 metres), a canopy of 92 feet (28 metres), and is about 800–1000 years old. In a 2002 survey, it was voted "Britain's favourite tree".  In 2014 it was voted 'England's Tree of the Year' by a public poll by the Woodland Trust, receiving 18% of the votes.  linked throughout the world to Sherwoods legendary hero Robin Hood.
Doddington Hall is, from the outside, an Elizabethan prodigy house or mansion complete with walled courtyards and a gabled gatehouse. Inside it was very largely updated in the 1760s. It is located in the village of Doddington, to the west of the city of Lincoln.
Founded in 1968 by Mr Peter Hunt, Bransby Horses is one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities. Dedicated to improving the lives of horses, donkeys and mules, our teams are working harder than ever to continue making positive differences to equines whenever we can, through rescue, rehabilitation, rehoming, education and by providing a safe haven. Please see below to find out more about us or click here to read about our long term commitments in the Strategic Plan.