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Keen racegoers visiting Market Rasen Racecourse might wonder what to do in Lincolnshire before or after the races.

 

Lincolnshire is a stunning yet often overlooked part of the country, and the racecourse is ideally situated between the Lincolnshire Wolds and the North Sea to the east, and the charming historic city of Lincoln to the west. Explore beautiful unspoilt beaches, discover enchanting rolling countryside, or immerse yourselves in history dating back to the middle ages.

Things to do in Lincolnshire…

Lincolnshire is a stunning yet often overlooked part of the country, and the racecourse is ideally situated between the Lincolnshire Wolds and the North Sea to the east, and the charming historic city of Lincoln to the west. Explore beautiful unspoilt beaches, discover enchanting rolling countryside, or immerse yourselves in history dating back to the middle ages.

 

At the Lincolnshire Wolds you’ll find some of the most beautiful and unspoilt scenery in the East Midlands. With beautiful views to the Pennines in the west and the coast to the east, explore hundreds of miles of rolling hillside, tranquil valleys, untouched woodland and charming villages.

At Brightwater Gardens you can enjoy eight acres of beautiful gardens, wildflower meadows and woodland.

 

Distance from racecourse: 10.4 miles

The vast sandy expanse of Cleethorpes beach is the perfect place to spend the day with family. Whether you’re more excited to build a sand castle, paddle in the sea, play rounders or simply dig your feet in and relax, Cleethorpes beach is the perfect destination. Of course, as an English seaside town you’ll find all the usual attractions, from penny slot machines and merry-go-rounds to ice creams and fish & chips, so soak up the enchanting atmosphere and don’t forget to pack your bucket and spade!

 

Distance from racecourse: 22.6 miles

Families wondering what to do in Market Rasen around a race day will simply love Woodside Wildlife Park. You’ll find over 50 different species of animals at Woodside, including snakes, lizards, tigers, birds of prey, monkeys, wolves, lemurs and sloths. At Woodside visitors are encouraged to get up close and personal with the wildlife, and guests can do anything from holding a snake to flying a hawk! 

 

Distance from racecourse: 11.9 miles

Experience the history, culture and beauty of Lincoln Cathedral.

 

Distance from racecourse: 16.9 miles

Enjoy a great day out at Lincoln Castle offering spectacular views across Lincolnshire on the Medieval Wall Walk. 

 

Distance from racecourse: 18 miles

Contact Us

If you have any further questions please contact the team by phone on 01673 843434 or by email us at marketrasen@thejockeyclub.co.uk.

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