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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? There’s lots of great things to do in Gainsborough as well as the surrounding area.

Why not visit some of our great places to visit while you’re here? You can also find great places to shop, eat and drink.

Discover history and heritage, explore the great outdoors or enjoy a day out at one of our top family attractions including Rand Farm Park and Wild Pines Park. You can also find an abundance of fishing lakes plus an exquisite 18 hole golf course at Thonock Park. You also find Lincolnshire’s only racecourse just 30 minutes drive away. Market Rasen Racecourse is one of the friendliest places in the country to watch jump racing, with events held throughout the year.

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**The next Farmers’ and Craft Market will take place on Saturday 9 December 2023. Meet Santa plus get ready for Christmas with our range of festive traders. Find out more here**

**Come Discover Gainsborough this Christmas and find great things to see and do this Christmas with a programme of festive events, plus a range of nearby attractions and countryside walks. Find out more here**

To see what else is happening take a look at the full calendar. West Lindsey also have a regular newsletter promoting events in the area. To sign up a regular newsletter click here.

Calendar of events across the West Lindsey District

What’s On at Trinity Arts Centre

What’s On at the Lincolnshire Showground

What’s on in the Lincolnshire Wolds


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
Caistor Equestrian Centre

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