Lincolnshire Nature and Wildlife Attractions

Lincolnshire Nature and Wildlife Reserves and Attractions, tourist and visitor information, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Lincolnshire Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Baytree Owl Centre - interactive experience, over 100 birds of prey on display, find tropical owls in the "Hot House" also offer falconry courses - Weston, Spalding - we have no disabled access info for this site


Bransby Home of Rest for Horses - Equine welfare charity, visitor centre, picnic area, over 300 rescued animals - Disabled & Pushchair friendly but please see the website


Donna Nook National Nature Reserve - includes 6 miles of coast, it has one of the largest and most accessible colinies of Grey Seals - Licolnshire Wildlife Trust - "Disabled ramp access from the Stonebridge car park, access from the main car park is over an unsurfaced dune"


Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve - Visitor centre with wild coast exhibition, 1300 acre wildlife reserve, covers three miles of coast from Skegness to The Wash - Licolnshire Wildlife Trust - we have no disabled access info for this site


Hardys Animal Farm - 7 acre site, many farm animals to handle and feed, cart ride, Shire Horses - Ingodmells - we have no disabled access info for this site


Lincolnshire Wildlife Park - Friskney - set in 25 acres it is now the county’s premier animal attraction, home to The National Parrot Sanctuary along with Meerkats, Lemurs, Giant Tortoises, Reptiles, Tapir, Puma, Panther, Otters, Turtles and many more.- "The park is wheelchair accessible, with disabled parking spaces, ramp access, disabled conveniences and low viewing points" and there is a "Changing Places" accessible toiletchanging-places-icon


Natural World Centre - events and activities ,Our Changing World, cafe, shop and nature trails, talks, workshop, guided walks and children’s activities - Whisby Nature Reserve - Disabled access / baby changing facilities but please see the website


Natureland Seal Sanctuary - known for rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned and injured seal pups, see the seals at various stages of their rehabilitation, also Pets Corner, Tropical Butterflies, Reptiles and creepy crawlies - Skegness - we have no disabled access info for this site


Waters' Edge Country Park & Visitor Centre - country park set in 110 acres, has a number of walks, at differing lengths suitable for visitors of all ages and abilities. Visitor Centre, ponds, reedbeds, meadows & woodlands - Barton-upon-Humber - The main pathways are gravelled (and can be uneven underfoot in some places) or wooden walkways. All are at least 1.8 metres wide and designed to be suitable for both push and wheelchairs.- a hearing loop system installed at the counter in the reception and there is a "Changing Places" accessible toiletchanging-places-icon


Whisby Nature Park - 400 acre reserve, a complex of small, medium and large flooded gravel pits - also see Natural World Centre above - Licolnshire Wildlife Trust - Disabled access - some pathways and 6 bird hides are accessible


RSPB Local Groups

Boston RSPB Wildlife Explorers -

Grimsby Local Group -

Lincoln Local Group -

South Lincolnshire Local Group -


National Natuure Reserves

Bardney Limewoods -


Donna Nook -


Gibraltar Point -


Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes -


The Wash -


Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust -


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