Village Amenities

Amenities within the village

Clubs, activities and facilities within the Village:

Facilities :
Post Office Closed open the same hours as the shop
Public House 
Butchers & Caterers  
General Store Shops

Fish and Chip Shop, open Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Clubs and activities

Village Hall :
Enquiries for the hiring of the Village Hall should be made to the Booking Secretary, Elaine Harrison on (01945) 440332

Rainbows Monday term time 5.00 pm - 6.15 pm contact Jenny Rose 01945 440685

Brownies Thursday term time 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm  contact Jeanette Campling 01945 440509

Bingo every other Monday evening Eyes down 7.30pm contact Bill Harrison 01945 440332

Good Companions Wednesday afternoons contact Jean Leggett 01945 440535

Line dance Wednesday evenings contact Ron Bloye 01406 350732

Street Fit Tuesday evenings 6.45pm to 7.45pm  contact Abby Thompson 07928870118

Childrens dance classes Thursday 4,30pm contact Gina Barham  01406 540023

Parish Council third Thursday in the month contact Lin Pilcher 01945 440762

The Book Club meets on the first Thursday on alternate months in the village hall at 7.45pm and the next meetings for this year are in October and December.   Membership is £10 per annum and books are supplied by the Lincolnshire Library Services free of charge.   Any enquiries to Mike or Ann Milchard on 01945 440391.

Baptist Church, Chapelgate holds a coffee morning weekly on a Thursday morning from 10am onwards
Football Club Masterdyke

Indoor Bowls Club Fishergate  . For further information about the club please contact Catherine on 01945 440234

Playgroup Bells Drove  Mondays from 10.30 am to 11.45 - Thursdays from 1. 45 to 3 pm  Children from babies to school age welcome. Contact Jenny Rose on 01945 440 685

Sutton St James Womens' Group,
The Womens Group meet on the last Wednesday of each month. The meetings are held in the Church hall and start at 7.30 pm. Occasionally we will have a visit to local places of interest and some of these are in the afternoon. This is a very sociable group and is an excellent way of making friends and meeting people who may be new to the village.
If anyone would like further information or details of our programme please phone Cherril Collins on 01945 440319.

Sutton St. James Walking Group
Walking is an opportunity to get to know the area and meet people. Sutton St. James Walking Group meet at 10.45am every Thursday at the Village Hall. Most walks are 3 or 4 miles long we then return to the village hall for coffee. For more information contact Carole Griggs on 01945 440 599 or

Hoyles Field is a recreation field for use of the whole village anyone can go on there and play or picnic or this time of year it is a nice place to just sit and read.  Contact theClerk for further information

If you are a rambler or enjoy walking and taking in the views of the countryside a booklet is available containing six maps of various walks around local towns within South Holland, Lincolnshire.
One of the maps included in the pack details two routes of the walk around Sutton St James. This takes in the views and places of historic interest of the village.
Maps can be obtained from the Spalding Tourist Information Centre (01775) 725468  .
Sutton St James Trails Map : Page 1, Page 2, Page 3 & Page 4
For more information on the surrounding area visit
Also further information can be found on South Holland District Council website

The following walk is based around Sutton St James:

Millennium Walk : 'A Walk through the Ages' (PDF, 1462KB)
Short Walk - length 3.5 miles
Long Walk - length 4.7 miles

If you are interested in walking regularly, why not join a local Walking for Health Scheme