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Things to do in Epworth and other attractions in Lincolnshire

Epworth Fields holiday park is located in the heart of Lincolnshire’s beautiful countryside, and as such there are many wonderful and interesting places to visit during your stay with us. Here is a selection of some of the more popular tourist attractions in Lincolnshire and other things to do near Epworth.

Things to do near Epworth – Days out

Epworth Old Rectory

Distance: 1.7 miles

This impressive Grade 1 listed house was the childhood home of John and Charles Wesley. Built-in 1709, Epworth Old Rectory will transport you back in time to the formative years of these pioneering evangelists. Join us for a tour of the house, where you can learn about the different characters who made up the Wesley family. Meet “The Mother of Methodism” and the Wesley children – all ten of them!

Wesley Memorial Methodist Church

Distance: 2.1 miles

The Wesley Memorial Methodist church built in 1889 as a memorial to John and Charles Wesley who were born in Epworth in 1703 and 1708. The Church is open from 9.00 -18.00 every day and visitors are welcome to use the attractive gardens for relaxation as well as explore the church.

The Trolleybus Museum

Distance: 5.7 miles

Founded on its present site, part of a wartime RAF station, the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft is situated on the Isle of Axholme. Journey through the rise and fall of the British trolleybus as the guides walk you through its story in the social history of its era, explaining the factors that shaped events.

Shepherds Place Farm

Distance: 7 miles

Shepherds Place Farm is a great day out for all the family. If you would like to get up close and personal with many farmyard favourites, this is the place to do it! As a fun, humble, and educational petting farm, its goal is to introduce you and your family to a wide variety of animals from home and overseas.

Crowle Peatland Railway

Distance: 9.6 miles

Crowle Peatland Railway is a railway museum based on the peat moors at Crowle. Travel through the story of the peatland railways as you journey through the peatlands that have been there since medieval times!

North Lincolnshire Museum

Distance: 9.9 miles

Discover the history of North Lincolnshire as you take a step back in time through fascinating hands-on displays learning about some of North Lincolnshire’s amazing objects and stories. Discover Lincolnshire’s geology, local history and archaeology galleries. 

Airkings Trampoline Park

Distance: 10.9 miles

Air Kings Indoor Trampoline Park is pure fun for all ages, boasting wall-to-wall Trampolines that you can literally bounce off, twin lane Slam Dunk Basketball lanes, a separate Dodgeball Court hosting exhilarating games of Dodgeball. And then there’s the huge Airbag we have so you can practice all those tricks and flips safely.

Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre

Distance: 11 miles

From an inflatable aqua park to canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and even open-water swimming, Hatfield Outdoor Activity offers some great outdoor activities for all the family.

Cheeky Chimps Indoor Playground

Distance: 11.6 miles

Cheeky Chimps is the children’s premier indoor activity play area. Located in Scunthorpe, their huge play structures provide a variety of slides, walkways, ropes, steps and hideaways for youngsters to explore and let their imaginations run wild.

Messingham Zoo

Distance: 12.3 miles

Messingham Zoo’s primary aim is to offer something different to larger zoos and wildlife parks by focussing on close-up encounters with smaller, friendlier animals. Education forms a big part of what they want to deliver especially the teaching about animal care and welfare.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Distance: 13.1 miles

This wonderful animal park will take you and your little animal lovers all over the world. From the African Lion Country and Land of Tiger to Wallaby Walkabout and Lemur Woods animal attractions. Along the way, you’ll also get to see a black rhino, camels and much more!

Arial Trail

Distance: 13.1 miles

Arialtrail’s High Ropes Adventure Course is the first of its kind in North Lincolnshire. Situated in a beautiful Woodland area, designed around eighteen sections interlinked by as many as five zip wires across the entire course this is one experience you don’t want to miss out on.

Boston Park farm

Distance: 13.3 miles

Boston Park Farm is a traditional working farm, with the farm park open to the public and allows children to get up close with a wide range of farm animals. You can pet and feed most of the animals and also join in with animal handling sessions.

Gainsborough Model Railway

Distance: 15 miles

Come and see authentic replicas of famous locomotives such as Flying Scotsman, Papyrus and Mallard, just three of the numerous locomotives used on this model to haul crack expresses. A must for any train enthusiast.

The Dome

Distance: 16.3 miles

The Dome is one of Doncaster‘s leading sports, leisure & entertainment destinations, with over 50 activities taking place under one roof. Make a big splash in the multi-pool swimming area, cut the ice at the UK’s only split-level ice rink, learn to ride on a dedicated cycling track or reach your fitness goals in the gym and fitness studios.

Sundown Adventureland

Distance: 20.5 miles

Sundown Adventureland is a large theme park designed for under-10s. Sundown is a great place for families who want to enjoy a great fun day out with lots to see and do while introducing little ones to the exhilaration of theme parks!

Things to do near Epworth – Walks

In addition to the above selection of days out, there are many walks around Epworth Field for hikers and those looking for a general stroll alike! Here are some of our favourite walks:

 

Epworth Circular Walk

Length – 6.4 miles / 10.4 km    

Ascent – 200 feet / 61 metres

Time – 3 hours 20 minutes    

Grade – easy

 

Haxey, Westwoodside & the Turbary Walk

Length – 7.0 miles / 11.4 km    

Ascent – 130 feet / 39 metres

Time – 3 hours 40 minutes    

Grade – easy/mod

 

Brandy Wharf from Atterby Carr Lane

Length – 5.0 miles / 8.1 km    

Ascent – unknown

Time – 2 hours 30 minutes    

Grade – easy

 

Find below a local map of the area for your stay at Epworth Fields Holiday Park.

About Epworth Fields...

Nestled within 12 and a half acres of serene, secluded grounds, our holiday park in Lincolnshire is enveloped by expansive countryside, inviting guests to embark on numerous breathtaking scenic walks throughout their stay. Embraced by the natural splendour of Lincolnshire, visitors can immerse themselves in picturesque hikes and outdoor pursuits, while basking in the tranquil atmosphere.

Epworth Fields Holiday Park in Lincolnshire provides a charming haven for those in search of a peaceful and pleasurable escape. Our idyllic park caters to diverse preferences – whether you crave the snugness of a cottage or the luxury of a lodge, we have an option tailored to you!

Epworth Fields Holiday Park promises an ideal setting for forging enduring memories and savouring a truly invigorating holiday experience.