Train crossing a river along the Poacher Line
East Midlands train travelling along the Poacher line
Train passing through farmland along the Poacher Line
Heckington Railway Station along the Poacher Line. Midlands UK.
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