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The Stourton Estate is situated between Wragby and Horncastle, just off the A158 on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds. This is a family -run business which has been in operation since 1926 and whilst it is mainly an arable farm, there are now herds of Red Deer living in the historic parklands. Great care is taken of the environment and wildlife is encouraged bringing a diverse range of species living on the estate.
Over the last 20 years the business has diversified into a number of areas, whilst carefully restoring the important historic features on the estate. The team has responsibly managed the woodland, restored lakes and created rides for visitors to access safely and ensure they are manageable for years to come.
Over the last 10 years they have welcomed visitors to the farm on guided visits, photography tours, walks, tractor & trailer rides to see the Red Deer as well as hosting a number of charity events, popular camping weekends as well as private weddings and even outdoor cinema! In November 2018 a magical enchanted woodland light show was enjoyed by young children and dog lovers alike and will be extended over 2 nights in 2019 together with a whole raft of other events in order to promote the venue to become a more popular visitor attraction.
Stourton Estates also use timber from the woodlands (and from others locally) to produce and sell high quality kiln dried logs, woodchip and landscaping products as well as delicious home grown venison and Christmas Trees (in season).
The team would be delighted to meet you at one of their events soon!
Our 2019 Events
We are delighted to now be able to announce our calendar of events for 2019. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook or Instagram for more news about each event and for more information about how you can purchase tickets. All our events are dog friendly so please feel free to bring your well-behaved dog with you.
Sunday 19th May- Wolds Walking Festival & Open Day
This year’s events begin on Sunday 19th May with our Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival Open Day. We will be hosting a number of different walks, both guided and unguided across the estate as well as putting on refreshments.
Saturday 1st June – Pop-Up Pub Night
On Saturday 1st June we are very excited to announce our first ever Pop-Up Pub Night in our converted Water Tower pub. We will be serving local ales, and delicious Lincolnshire food as well as hosting a pub quiz.
Friday 14th – Sunday 16th June – Family Camping Weekend
At our ever-popular family camping weekend you will be able to enjoy a circus skills school and Tony Butler’s Animal Encounters in our camping field along with some evening entertainment - possibly even some dance classes too! Perfect for ‘new’ and seasoned campers and caravanners alike ?
Friday 9th – Sunday 11th August - JoeFest
The Joefest Music festival will be showcasing some of the best music around and from further afield, with camping available – full details & tickets at www.joefest.co.uk
14th September – Autumn Festival and After Party
This will be the third year of running this special event. On the Saturday we will celebrate the season with fabulous stalls, crafts, demonstrations, workshops, activities and locally produced food and drinks. As well as live music throughout the day and our wonderful headline act, Elliott Morris, at the After Party in the evening. Camping will be available for both the Friday and Saturday nights.
20th October – Pumpkin Sunday Funday
We will be hosting our Pumpkin Sunday Funday with Deer Rut Safaris and activities for the whole family to enjoy in our arboretum.
Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd November – Enchanted Woodland Light Show
This event was so popular last year that we simply had to run it again. Come and enjoy a magical light show within the arboretum. It’s a great (and quiet) alternative to a firework display so is perfect for children and dogs! We will be serving food and refreshments for you to enjoy as you walk around the spectacular show of lights.
Saturday 7th December – Christmas at Stourton Estates
Come and enjoy a festive deer safari, browse our selection of freshly cut Christmas trees and enjoy refreshments.
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