Welcome to Poachers Patch
Places of interest
There are many places of interest in and around the village of Brant Broughton. It has a pub [the Generous Briton], a village shop with a weekly post office [10am to 3pm Wednesday] and a small café. The nearest petrol station is in Leadenham, 3 miles away on the Cliff Road [A607] to the East of the site. The excellent George Hotel can also be found here – we can recommend its steaks! The nearest supermarket and cash point is also on the Cliff Road at Navenby Co-op, 7 miles from Poachers Patch.
Navenby also has fish and chops, an Indian take-away, baker, butcher and antique shops, as well as 2 pubs and 3 hairdressers!
There are other attractions close by, including 2 carting tracks just across the A17 outside the village of Stragglethorpe.
Brant Broughton also has a riding school – Whitegates Stables – where horse riding can be sampled on booking.
Up to 10 miles away
Newark on Trent – better known as just Newark – is just 9 miles away. This charming market town with its castle and wide range of independent shops is ideal for your main shopping. Newark North Gate Rail Station, just 8.4 miles away is the closest main line station to Poachers Patch.
10 miles and further
The historic city of Lincoln is just 13 miles away. Its most famous landmarks are Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle – both of which are well worth a visit, particularly at Christmas, for the Christmas Market. There are also a number of other attractions, including the Marina, Brayford Waterfront which includes a retail development.
Tattershall Castle is a National Trust, medieval brick castle in the Lincolnshire countryside. Click the link for admission prices, opening days and address. It is 24 miles from Poachers Patch.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is based at RAF Conningsby and is the base for the new Eurofighter or Typhoon, so you can see the bravest and the best all still in working order.
Woodhall Spa is a small town well known for its golf course and the Petwood Hotel served as the Officers Mess to 617 Squadren the DamBusters during the 2nd World War. There are several antique ships and a charming old-fashioned working cinema.
Doddington Hall, a stunning Elizabethan home with fabulous gardens and a suberb café and gift shop is close to Lincoln and provides a super outing, especially if the weather lets us down!
Arena UK – a busy equestrian centre proving a range of activities to watch, including top class show jumping, is just 15 minutes away at nearby Grantham roundabout. Downtown and Boundary Mill Superstores can also be found here.