Discovery Day

attractions added regularly…

Discovery Day


Sunday October 8th

A Great Family Day Out!

Your Mistress of Ceremonies!

Local Radio Presenter

Suzie Sparkles!

Free Entry ~ Free Parking ~ Free Entertainment

Narrowboat Rides

Children £2.00            Adults £3.00

Wildlife Stands

Raptor Rescue ~ Hedgehog Welfare ~ Lincolnshire Bat Group

Great to know there are so many local groups caring for our sick and injured wildlife – they may even have some of their recovering patients for us to see!

The Woodland Trust will be with us – where would we, or our wildlife be without our woods!

Family Activities

to include – The fabulous Creation Station & more!

‘Inspire your child and unleash their creativity with award winning creative fun brought to you by the friendly folk at The Creation Station.  At this year’s Discovery Day, enjoy a creative journey of discovery through fun hands-on art and craft activities.’

Check out their Facebook Page!

Dancing Girls

Clog Dancing by the Maids of Clifton

One of the ‘Have a Go’ opportunities 

From the heart of Sherwood Forest ~ The Wobbly Bodger!

So well received at last year’s event ~ we’ve enticed him out of his natural habitat again ~ try your skill at pole lathe turning!

More Dancing – Girls & Boys this time!

Let Allington Morris entertain you!

In the Marquee

Sustrans – ask them about cycling routes in this area & beyond

Waterway Groups ~ Crafts ~ Butterfly Conservation & More!

Pick up your free copy of Towpath Talk – The UK’s Number ONE read for all waterway users

In the Carpenter’s Shop


Homemade Cake ~ Tea ~ Coffee ~ Soft Drinks

Live Music!

Outside attractions include

Sizzling Sausages BBQ

Dirty Duck Race

…the silliest duck race you ever did see…

Duckmaster Ayup Meduck

Camping and Caravanning on site – make a weekend of it!

Why not stay longer?  Fabulous views of the majestic Belvoir Castle, Towpath Walks, Canoeing, quiet lanes for cycling

Good Food at the Dirty Duck!

Explore the Vale ~ Discover the market town of Grantham

or the ancient charm of Stamford & Newark

***Where to find us***

The Carpenter’s Shop Canal Depot, Duck Lane, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Nr. Grantham. NG32 1NY

If in doubt – make for the Dirty Duck pub!

Camping & Caravanning only:

Telephone Belvoir Castle Reception 9am – 5pm: 01476 871001

The Dirty Duck only:

Telephone: 01476 870111

Discovery Day enquiries only:

Contact us

We couldn’t do it without them

With grateful thanks to the Belvoir Estate and licencees Jean-Francois & Lynne of the Dirty Duck for permission to use their car park and facilities 

fuelled by volunteers!

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