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Things to do with younger children

Burghley House - Garden of Surprises

"Water, water everywhere... fun and history combined in a garden. Opened in 2007 the new Historical Garden of Surprises is a fantastic addition to the gardens at Burghley.

For prices and opening times, click on the links

Burghley House - garden of surprises

Nene Valley Railway

 

Drop in on Thomas while you stay at Aunby!Come and take a ride with Thomas ! A 15 mile ride on a steam train along the Nene Valley

 Visit the website for timetables and special events. Booking is always a good idea. These trains are popular, especially at Christmas when Santa makes use of them. www.nvr.org.uk

Twin Lakes

 

Twin Lakes Leisure park in Melton Mowbray -  fun for all the family!The converted farm combines country pleasures with bags of entertainment for active children. Along with falconry and livestock, there are rides, slides and kart tracks. Peacocks wander through picnic areas. There are castles and adventure playgrounds to clamber over and a child-size wild-west town. If it rains there are indoor playgrounds, ball pits and of course, the lakes offer bumper boats!

hwww.twinlakespark.co.uk

Fun Farm Grantham

Adventures near Aunby!

The Fun Farm has many attractions, whatever the weather, so your children can have endless hours of fun while you read the paper...

www.funfarm.co.uk

 

Let's Play Bourne

 

Large indoor soft play / Activity centre for children.Toddlers to 12 years or over 4'9, whichever first.2x Toddlers areas - Ball pool/Little Tikes/Toy area.In centre restaurant and Giftshop.Childrens Parties are a speciality, Adult Fun nights also catered for.

Bourne Woods

 

Bourne Woods are close to Aunby

A 500 acre expanse of woodland that was once part of the primeval forest of Brunswald. The wood contains an exciting sculpture project and has well-maintained pathways throughout. For more information visit

www.forestry.gov.uk

Battle of Britain Memorial centre

Lincolnshire has much military history

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight operates a Lancaster, 5 spitfires, 2 Hurricanes, 2 Chipmunks and a Dakota. In 1986 after a unique arrangement between Lincolnshire County Council and the RAF, it became possible to view these historic aeroplanes at the base in Coningsby. These aircraft are all still operational and are regularly flown. Since 1986 over 300,000 people have visited the centre and received a guided tour of this piece of British history.

Tallington Lakes

Tallington is a short drive from Aunby

The Tallington Lake complex is a water sports centre with 160 acres of springfed clean clear water. Water skiing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, or just enjoying the lake views.

 

www.tallington.com

Rutland Water Butterfly Farm

Visit the butterflies while you stay at Aunby

'From the heart of England to the heart of the Jungle!' A totally tropical treat, also featuring the twilight zone insect cave!

www.rutlandwaterbutterflyfarm.co.uk

 

Morkery Wood

Morkery woods is very close to Aunby

Morkery is a small peaceful ancient woodland which was used as ammunition and bomb store during the second world war (RAF South Witham). The network of hard tracks provides good all year round access for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. A small car park and picnic area is provided

www.forestry.gov.uk

 

Bulby Riding School

www.bulbystables.com/school.html

The riding school has been BHS approved since Spring 2001 and became a Pony Club Centre in summer 2006. 

A saddle club also runs for senior helpers on the yard.  Riding lessons start at age 4.

Riding at Bulby, close to self catering accommodation stamford

Cycling at Rutland Water

 

To find out about bike hire and routes, click here