Have Fun

Discover lots of things to do in Gainsborough!

Why not tie in your visit with one of the many events taking place in and around the town?

Here are just a few… to see what else is happening take a look at the full calendar.

Calendar of events across the West Lindsey District

What’s On at Trinity Arts Centre

What’s On at the Lincolnshire Showground

Old Nick Theatre

Home to Gainsborough Theatre Company, an award-winning local amateur theatre group in the heart of Lincolnshire with live music and entertaining shows.

Visit | History & Heritage
Have Fun | Live Entertainment / Films
The Old Nick
Trinity Arts Centre

Trinity Arts Centre

What’s On

Find a fantastic programme of live theatre performances to your favourite blockbuster films at Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough.

Have Fun | Live Entertainment / Films

Broadbent Theatre

A local theatre company with a big heart. Broadbent Theatre has a great reputation and one of the best small theatres in the UK. Operated by Lindsey Rural Players.

Have Fun | Live Entertainment / Films
Broadbent Theatre
Town Hall, Gainsborough

Town Hall

Find live live entertainment in the heart of Gainsborough! Eat in the restaurant, visit the weekly Food & Craft Fayre, book a table at a live show, or hire the venue for your event!

Have Fun | Live Entertainment / Films

Gainsborough Model Railway

See one of the largest hand-built model railways depicting the East Coast Main Line from Kings Cross to Leeds Central. This is no ordinary model railway, but a truly remarkable product of the model maker’s art.

Visit | History & Heritage
Have Fun | Attractions
Visitors to Model Railway
Picasso Pottery

Picasso Pottery Café

An exciting and creative space where you can enjoy family time, painting your own masterpiece and enjoying delicious treats.

Have Fun | Attractions

Walking and Cycling

From town trails to countryside walking – there’s plenty to explore including the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds; just under an hours drive from Gainsborough.

Have Fun | Walking
Viking Way Risby
West Lindsey Leisure Centre

West Lindsey Leisure Centre

Find all the facilities you need to stay active and have fun. Featuring state-of-the-art equipment, two pools and a great group exercise programme.

Have Fun | Gyms

Thonock Park

An exquisite 18-hole golf course, perfect for a relaxed evening round. Gainsborough is renowned as one of Europe’s most significant golfing destinations.

Have Fun | Golf
Karsten-Lakes-Course
Golf

Market Rasen Golf Club

Market Rasen is a challenging, picturesque heathland course with many natural hazards including the River Rase, which flows through the course.

Have Fun | Golf

Market Rasen Racecourse

Have a great day out at the races at Lincolnshire’s one and only stunning racecourse at Market Rasen. Only 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

Have Fun | Horse-riding
Market Rasen Racecourse
Swan Lodge Night Caistor Lakes photo by Jigsaw Photography Ltd

Caistor Lakes and Leisure Park

A multi award-winning leisure park set within 7 acres of countryside in the picturesque Lincolnshire Wolds with Adult Only touring pitches, luxury lodges, holiday homes, fishing lakes and a platinum award winning restaurant, bistro, bar & grill.

Stay | Lodges & Glamping, Camping & Caravan Sites
Eat and Drink | Cafés & Bistros, Restaurants
Have Fun | Fishing

Caistor Equestrian Centre

A beautiful purpose built establishment sitting in grounds of over 30 acres in the North Lincolnshire Wolds specialising in all aspects of riding.

Have Fun | Horse-riding
Caistor Equestrian Centre
Wold View Lodge

Wold View Fisheries & Leisure Park

Everything you for a relaxing stay in a beautiful and tranquil setting. These luxury lodges offer open plan living with modern amenities.

Stay | Lodges & Glamping
Have Fun | Fishing

Woodside Wildlife Park

Get hands-on access to some exciting animals! With over 50 different species there’s lots to see and learn! Approximately 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

Have Fun | Zoos & Animal Parks
Rand Farm Park

Rand Farm Park

Enjoy a fun-filled family day out to see and pet farm animals along with a wide range of exciting activities. Visit whatever the weather. Just 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

Have Fun | Zoos & Animal Parks

Bransby Horses

One of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities, Bransby Horses is a great day out for the whole family, with award-winning facilities including children’s play park and picnic area. Just eight miles from Lincoln.

Have Fun | Zoos & Animal Parks
Hall Farm Park

Hall Farm Park

Set on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, find lots of things to see and do giving visitors a unique experience. Approximately 30 minutes from Gainsborough.

Have Fun | Zoos & Animal Parks

Wild Pines Park

One of the UK largest rope courses in the UK. Wild Pines Park offers you the chance for a unique and adventurous day out in the trees.

Have Fun | Attractions
Wild Pines Park
Claxby Fishery

Claxby Fishery

If you fancy fishing, Claxby Fishery is approximately half an hour from Gainsborough. The Fishery consists of three ponds well stocked with a variety of fish.

Have Fun | Fishing

Wold View Fisheries & Leisure Park

Dropping off the top of the Wolds, find an almost secret and forgotten valley with a group of established fishing lakes including stunning new accommodation.

Have Fun | Fishing
Wold View Fishery