Welcome to the Natural World Centre


Following the Government’s advice to control the COVID-19 pandemic, the Natural World Centre is closed to the public until further notice. The car park is also closed and there is no access to public toilets or wash facilities.

We will continue to monitor advice from the Government and Public Health England and we will keep you up to date via our website and social media platforms.

We thank you for your support and look forward to see you back in the near future.


Situated within Whisby Nature Park, The Natural World Centre is just five miles from Lincoln City centre. Whisby 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, a fantastically stocked shop and amazing adventure play for children of all ages.

It’s only natural you’ll want to stay!


Children’s Adventure Play

FREE for all the family to enjoy! Little Darters Wildlife Adventure Area and Otter’s Reach Indoor Adventure offers exciting ways to learn and have fun.

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Food & Drink

Afternoon Tea

With a range of snacks, tempting meals or treats available from our Boardwalk Bistro, Little Darters Kiosk and Otter’s Café.

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Whisby Nature Reserve

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The Nature Reserve offers walks which include lake views, woodland and meadows extending to around 6.5 miles. Maps of the reserve are available from the Centre.

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The Natural World Centre is managed by Lincs Inspire Ltd working in partnership to inspire North Kesteven.