Heckington Railway Station along the Poacher Line. Midlands UK.
East Midlands train travelling along the Poacher line
Train crossing a river along the Poacher Line
Train passing through farmland along the Poacher Line
Poacher Line
Nottingham - Grantham - Skegness
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Plan your trip

Take the train from London St Pancras to Nottingham. Trains are regular (look up times) and take approximately 1 hour 52 minutes.

Places to visit along the Poacher Line include:

Skegness - on the Visit East Lincolnshire website you can find out about a variety of tourist attractions along the coast including Butlin's and Fantasy Island.

Fantasy Island Theme Park - regular bus link from Skegness

National Trust Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens - accessible by Stagecoach Interconnect 6 bus

Gibraltar Point Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve accessible by CallConnect bus or by cycling/walking (3.5miles) 

Wainfleet – Bateman's Brewery 

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park - alight at Winfleet or Skegness and use CallConnect bus

Lincolnshire Aviation Centre - alight at Waintfleet and use CallConnect bus

Boston – Mayflower 400 commeration 

St Botolph's, otherwise known as Boston Stump

Heckington – Heckington Windmill 

Sleaford – National Centre for Craft & Design 

Cogglesford Watermill 

Grantham - Belton House,  accessible by Stagecoach Interconnect 1 bus.

Woolsthorpe Manor - alight at Grantham and use CallConnect bus

Belvoir Castle - alight at Gratham and use CallConnect bus

Easton Walled Gardens - alight at Gratham and use CallConnect bus

Nottingham – for a variety of attractions, leisure activities and entertainment see the Experience Nottinghamshire website.

Fantasy Island Theme Park - regular bus link from Skegness

More lines to explore nearby

Nearby heritage railways