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Hartsholme Country Park

377 Skellingthorpe Rd, Lincoln LN6 0EY, UK

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About Hartsholme Country Park

Hartsholme Country Park is a stunning open space to the south of the city covering more than 200 acres.  Visitors can enjoy socially distant walks and cycle rides through the lakes and ornamental grounds and lots of wildlife watching. The Park centres on lakes and ornamental grounds originally the work of Edward Milnerin 1862, landscaping the area around a reservoir of 1848. They were built along with a home, Hartsholme Hall, which was demolished in 1951, around the time the grounds became a pub



Attractions near Hartsholme Country Park

Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum1.55km from Hartsholme Country Park

Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum is a privately owned museum run by the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society formed in 1959. The museum houses a collection of over 65 vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles spanning over 80 years of road transport history. There are also many interesting displays of transport history.

Boultham Park1.82km from Hartsholme Country Park

Boultham Park is a beautuful  public park in Lincoln. The park was part of an estate in the 18th and 19th centuries. It has space to relax and recharge; to play games and picnic; go for a run or walk the dog; enjoy the wildlife on a lake or woodland walk. There is also lots of wildlife to see in the park, from swans to woodland birds, waterfowl and squirrels.

Brayford Pool3.09km from Hartsholme Country Park

The Brayford Pool is a natural lake formed from a widening of the River Witham in the center of the city of Lincoln in England. It was used as a port by the Romans – who connected it to the River Trent by constructing the Foss Dyke. The Brayford Waterfront is now one of the most vibrant and exciting parts of Lincoln.  It is no longer surrounded by housing, mills, breweries and engine sheds but by a 21st century university, stylish restaurants and internationally renowned hotels.

Brayford Wharf North3.12km from Hartsholme Country Park

Lincoln’s Brayford Waterfront is England's oldest inland Harbour and offers a great selection of eating, drinking and entertainment venues. It’s the perfect place to relax at a pavement café overlooking the water or the stunning University of Lincoln campus after a hard days shopping. There is a wide range of restaurants and bars alongside luxury hotels and a multi-screen cinema.

High Bridge3.38km from Hartsholme Country Park

High Bridge is the oldest bridge in the United Kingdom which still has buildings on it, dating back to 1160AD. The first building to be built on the bridge, that is now part of Lincoln High Street, was a chapel, dedicated to Thomas Becket - a common occurance on Medieval English bridges. Bridges like this were common in the Middle Ages, the best known being London Bridge, but most have long since been demolished because of their obstruction to the river flow and to shipping.

Lincoln Guildhall3.44km from Hartsholme Country Park

This beautiful Tudor building is situated above the Stonebow arch, where the southern gate to the old Roman city once stood. It has been used since its construction in 1520, occupying the whole second floor of the Stonebow, and still plays host to Full Council meetings and City Council events.  It houses numerous pieces of regalia, including the sword of Richard II, Mayor’s Chains of Office and Mayor’s posy ring.

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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.  The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.