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Hartsholme County Park

Hartsholme Country Park is situated in the southwest of Lincoln, adjacent to Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve, approximately three miles from the city centre.

The site comprises Victorian landscaped gardens, a large reservoir, woodlands and grasslands. Many features, both natural and built, survive from the original landscaping of the 1860s.

Park facilities available

Hartsholme has the following facilities available for visitors:

  • Visitor Centre
  • Wooded and lakeside nature trails
  • Children’s play area
  • Picnic areas
  • Fishing area
  • Café
  • Public toilets
  • Car park
  • Campsite

Visitor Centre and facilities

The Visitor Centre has exhibitions and interactive features on the wildlife and history of Hartsholme Country Park and neighbouring Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve.

Visitor Centre opening times

Opening times are subject to staff availability, but generally the centre is open on a daily basis from 11am - 4pm.
A map of the park and visitor’s guide, plus other information on trail, activities and events are available from the Visitor Centre.

Getting to the park

The main entrance to Hartsholme Country Park is on the B1378 (Skellingthorpe Road). It is signposted from the A46 (Lincoln Bypass) and from the B1003 (Tritton Road).

A regular bus service (numbers 29, SB2, SB6 and 66a) runs from the city centre. The nearest bus stop is two hundred metres from the main entrance.

Contact the park

For more information about the County Park or Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve please speak to the Park Rangers, using the Hartsholme Country Park contact details.

For more information about the campsite please speak to the Campsite Wardens using the Hartsholme Country Park campsite contact details.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Park Rangers
01522 873577
Hartsholme Country Park

Where to go

Hartsholme Country Park
Hartsholme Park
Hartsholme Park

Other Details


Specific age range
All ages
Local Offer

Local Offer

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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