Welcome to the the Natural World Centre website
The Natural World Centre is located within Whisby Nature Park and is just five miles from Lincoln City centre. The Natural World Centre is managed by Lincs Inspire and the wider Nature Park is managed by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust and offers over six miles of all ability footpaths, ideal for a relaxing day out or a bit of wildlife watching.
At the Natural World Centre, you’ll find a great bistro serving hot and cold snacks, meals and treats from locally sourced produce as well as a fantastically stocked shop featuring local artists and crafters from across Lincolnshire.
Release your inner explorer at Little Darter’s Wildlife Adventure! Packed full of exciting tunnels, exploration towers and pits; you can watch wildlife in action, dig for fossils or discover what lives underground in the cave! Older kids can try their hand at the mini assault course which features a ramp and rope ascent, balance rope traverse and climbing net.
Stay and play whatever the weather and enjoy Otter’s Reach Indoor Adventure! An educational resource for younger visitors aged 3 and upwards to a height of 1.3m. Explore and experience the park’s history through imaginative play including a gravel plant with hands on features, bulrush stilt posts, spider’s web climb, raptors’ nest and more!
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