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Dairy farming is prevalent in the area and traffic may still be stopped whilst cattle cross Lincoln Road for milking.  There is an Ice Cream Parlour with a cafĂ© and a play area for children with ponies, sheep, goats etc. and also a mini golf course. There is also a local Craft shop again with Tea and Coffee facilities

There is a network of public footpaths, which is frequented by local people but is also a popular tourist attraction and for some a means of easy access to the Birchwood area.
There is a growing interest in the heritage of the village that is attracting an increasing number of local and national visitors.

Lifelong Learning

The Community Centre runs a number of exercise and hobby based classes. 

Leisure

The village has a Community Centre that runs a number of annual social events, which often attract people from Lincoln and the surrounding area.
There is a Youth Centre on the same site, which again attracts members from outside of the village. 

There is no commercial provision of sports facilities and gyms in the village apart from Dancing Classes, Aerobics and Keep Fit classes which are held in the Community Centre and Youth Centre.


There is an active group of clubs and societies such as  WI, Brownies, Village Choir, Scouts, Beavers, Guides, Luncheon Club, Whist Club, Skellingthorpe and District Motorcycle Club, The Friendship Club, Carpet Bowls Club, Mother and Toddlers Groups etc.
The village has two public houses that serve meals and have a regular programme of activities for their customers.
In addition there are two village football teams for adults and St Helen's FC junior teams. There is also an outdoor bowls club.
There are a variety of meeting places including the Youth Centre, The Old Village Hall, and Community Centre. Bookings from organisations or individuals are taken from outside of the village in addition to use by local residents.
There is a village playing field and pavilion which is used by the local football teams for training and their weekly fixtures. 

Skellingthorpe Events 2018

 

Skelly Fun Run - Sunday 6th May 2018

3 kilometre Fun Run on Monson Field starting at 11am Further details to follow

RAF 50/61 Memorial Service 10th June 2018 at 2.00pm

Village Gala Skellingthorpe Parish Council  organises the  Village Gala,  The venture has been a resounding success and will place on Monson Playing Field on Sunday 24th June 2018. . Opens  Mid-day to 5.00pm To book a stall please ring Christine Goldson on 01522 689302

Tourist Trail

Skellingthorpe is very much on the tourist trail and has an area of woodland known as the Old Wood which is one of the oldest surviving parts of Sherwood Forest and is managed by the Woodland Trust.  It also has a number of public footpaths and bridleways linking it with other villages and the Birchwood area.  The cycle path in addition to being a good transport link for cyclists commuting into Lincoln attracts many families who can cycle in a traffic free environment following the old railway line with views of the open countryside.
The Heritage Centre is a regular stopping place for many visitors, some of whom have a general interest but also those who have family members who served at the former airfield.  The Village Office and Community Centre also house some memorabilia and the visitors book and Roll of Honour from the former airfield which may be viewed by appointment.

Skellingthorpe Health Walks

Assembly point The Heritage Room Community Centre Car Park Lincoln Road Skellingthorpe LN6 5UT

This walk will take place every Thursday at 11am from the same meet point.  There is ample parking space at the Community Centre car park

For further information contact Donna Lill

NK Health and Sports Outreach Officer

01522 870252     701522 883366 

* NKHealthandSports@leisureconnection.co.uk

 

 

 

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