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Self catering accommodation & serviced apartments in the heart of England

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Nene Valley Railway


Drop in on Thomas while you stay at Aunby!

Come and take a ride with Thomas the tank engine 15 miles on a steam train along the beautiful Nene Valley

 Visit the website for timetables and special events.(including santa) Booking is always a good idea.  .

Burghley House - Garden of Surprises

"Water, water everywhere... fun and history combined in a garden. Opened in 2007 the new Garden of Surprises is a wonderful addition to the gardens at Burghley.

For prices and opening times, click on the links (Information coming shortly)

Burghley House - garden of surprises

Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes Leisure park, Melton Mowbray -  is a converted farm that combines country pleasures with bags of entertainment for busy children. There is falconry and livestock, rides, slides and kart tracks. Plenty of peacocks range through the outdoor picnic areas and there are adventure playgrounds and a child-size wild-west town. In case of rain,  there are indoor playgrounds, ball pits and of course, the lakes offer bumper boats!

Fun Farm Grantham

Adventures near Aunby!

The Fun Farm has many attractions, whatever the weather, so your children can have endless hours of fun while you read the paper...


Let's Play Bourne

Large indoor soft play  and activity centre for children.

Designed for toddlers - 12 years or over 4'9", whichever first. There are 2two toddler areas - Ball pool/Little Tikes/Toy area. There is a restaurant and a Giftshop. Children's Parties can be arranged.


Bourne Woods

Bourne Woods are close to Aunby

A vast 500 acre expanse of woodland that was originally part of the primeval forest of Brunswald. The wood contains an fascinating sculpture project and has well-maintained pathways throughout. For more information visit

Tallington Lakes

Tallington is a short drive from Aunby

The Tallington Lake complex is a water sports centre with 160 acres of springfed clean clear water. Water skiing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, dry ski lope skiing, rock climbing, or or just enjoying the lake views.

Rutland Water Butterfly Farm

Visit the butterflies while you stay at Aunby

'From the heart of England to the heart of the Jungle!' A totally tropical treat, also featuring the twilight zone insect cave!


Morkery Wood

Morkery woods is very close to Aunby

Morkery is a small peaceful ancient woodland which was used as ammunition and bomb store during the second world war (RAF South Witham). The network of hard tracks provides good all year round access for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. A small car park and picnic area is provided


Bulby Riding School

The riding school has been BHS approved since Spring 2001 and became a Pony Club Centre in summer 2006. 

A saddle club also runs for senior helpers on the yard.  Riding lessons start at age 4.

Riding at Bulby, close to self catering accommodation stamford

Cycling at Rutland Water


To find out about bike hire and routes, click here

Battle of Britain Memorial centre

Lincolnshire has much military history

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight operates a Lancaster, 5 spitfires, 2 Hurricanes, 2 Chipmunks and a Dakota. In 1986 after a unique arrangement between Lincolnshire County Council and the RAF, it became possible to view these historic aeroplanes at the base in Coningsby. These aircraft are all still operational and are regularly flown. Since 1986 over 300,000 people have visited the centre and received a guided tour of this piece of British history.

There are also plenty of children's activities taking place locally, click here