Two of this years Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days take place in theBythams area on Saturday 10 September. The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology are organising a walk over the surviving earthworks of the Medieval castle in Castle Bytham. 45 minute walks will start from the entrance next to Castle Farm SK9800 1840 at 11.00am and 12noon. To book onto the walk contact Ken Hollamby 01522 526731.
The second Open Day is a 2.5 mile walk along part of the disused railway line which linked Bourne to Saxby taking in both the Toft Tunnel and the Lound Viaduct – two major engineering features of the line. The event starts at 1.30pm on Saturday 10 September and, again, the event is organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology and to book onto the walk you should contact Heritage Lincolnshire 01529 461499.
For further details of all of the Heritage Lincolnshire Open Days in 2011 visit Heritage Lincolnshire or for the full national programme visit Heritage Open Days. If you miss this years then next years weekend is planned for 6 to 9 September 2012.