Explore county history – for free

Places across the area will be opening their doors to the public with discounts and free admission, as part of Discover Lincolnshire Weekend on March 16 and 17.

Promoted locally by East Lindsey District Council and Visit East Lincolnshire, Discover Lincolnshire Weekend encourages people to seek out the area’s history and heritage and enjoy a great day out on their doorstep.

Tourism Manager at the Council, Alison Macdonald, said: “This is a great opportunity to spend the weekend exploring the area with friends and family and see what East Lincolnshire has to offer visitors and residents.”

Events taking place in East Lincolnshire this weekend, March 16 and 17, include the following:

Rushmoor Country Park. Free entry on both days. www.rushmoorpark.co.uk

Louth and District Indoor Bowling Club will be open for visitors across the weekend from 9.45am. Why not take the opportunity to watch a county match and have a look at the facilities.

Meridian Leisure Centre, Louth. Buy One Get One Free (cheapest free) during General Swimming session on Sunday only (3pm – 5pm).

ELDC Safe Swimming Policy applies. www.meridianleisurecentre.org

Louth & District Indoor Bowling Club. Open for visitors to watch a county match and have a look at the facilities on Saturday and Sunday (from 9.45am). www.louthindoorbowlingclub.co.uk

Hedgehog Care, Authorpe, Nr Louth. Open for visitors to meet the hedgehog patients on Saturday and Sunday 17 March (from 10am).

Walk with the Ramblers. On Sunday meet at Wragby Market Place (at 10am) for a nine mile walk with the Horncastle Ramblers. All welcome. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. Bring packed lunch and drink. For further info call 01522 791732.

Walk with the Ramblers. On Sunday, meet at Snipe Dales Country Park (at 10.30am) for an eight mile walk with the Lincoln Ramblers. All welcome. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring a packed lunch and drink. For further information call 01522 682479.