A Working Farm

Visitors are welcome to come and meet our resident horses and animals. Set on an active working sanctuary, those who visit will enjoy the chance to get up close and personal to the animals in our care.


Not Just horses!

We are home to various different animals including our well known horses, we also have birds of prey, alpacas, pigs, goats and more! We offer visitors a
very rewarding and relaxing visit.


Entry by Donation

Because our visitors centre is an animal sanctuary, we only ask visitors for a donation to visit. (excluding special events). The money raised go towards their upkeep and home. We have no paid members of staff!


Hens Nest Tea Room

On your visit you'll be delighted by our cosy Hens Nest Tea Room with it's pleasant country charm and friendly volunteer staff. Enjoy simple snacks like toasties, sandwiches and nibbles. We welcome cyclists and walkers looking for a rest bite!


Hands on Grooming

Unique to our visitors centre, we offer hands on grooming with our horses! During certain times of the day visitors will be able to groom and get close to the horses! We also encourage visitor precipitation with lots of different animal handling!


Finding Us

We’re an easy 20 minute drive away from Skegness
located in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside.

Type our postcode (PE23 5PS) into your maps app and drive to our main entrance and park in the free car park.
(Northcote Heavy Horse Centre, Great Steeping,
Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5PS)


Group Visits

We can offer special group and school visits consisting of special displays, educational talks on the horses, their breed information, legacy and importance today.

Please get in touch with us and we can discuss the many options available to make your group visit special.


Other info

We’re dog friendly, just please keep them on a lead.
We welcome all ages and disabilities.
We are set on a farm, so things can get a little muddy, so please wear sensible footwear!
We reserve the right to close or change our hours or activities depending on animal & human circumstance.

April 2019

Easter Sunday 21st & Easter Monday 22nd
Easter Sunday Fun Day!
Monday 8th to the 11th & Monday 15th to the 18th


Every Wednesday & Thursday
Plus first Saturday of the month
Medieval Tournament - Sunday 26th


Every Wednesday & Thursday
Plus first Saturday of the month
30th Anniversary Event - Saturday 22nd
Carboot Sale - Sunday 23rd


Every Wednesday & Thursday
Medieval Banquet - Saturday 27th


Every Wednesday & Thursday
Plus first Saturday of the month
Medieval Tournament - Sunday 18th

Closed bank holiday Monday


Every Wednesday & Thursday
Saturday 7th

Our visitors centre is a great family day out in Lincolnshire and is bound to create memories forever!
So please don't forget about us when you're around the coast.
We're about an hour away from Lincoln and 30 minutes or less from Boston, Louth and Skegness.
Click here to see a map of where we are.


We reserve the right to change schedules/open days/activities without prior notice due to volunteer/horse circumstances.
The Northcote Heavy Horse Centre is a great family visitors attraction and day out in Lincolnshire!  See you soon!