Carlton Scroop – St Nicholas’

About This Churchyard

This churchyard has been managed for its botanical diversity since 1996.  The different habitats within the churchyard attract many different species of wildlife between 2015 and 2018 over 200 species of plants, invertebrates, mammals and birds have been recorded here.  The site is a sensitively managed mix of long and short areas and contains gems such as betony, field scabious, lady’s bedstraw and St John’s Wort.

Key Features
  • Wildflower areas
  • Wildlife haven
  • Peaceful space for quiet reflection

St Nicholas’ Church
Carlton Scroop
NG32 3AX

Opening times
The church is usually open every day
For the most up to date information visit  their website.

Contact details
St Nicholas’s Website

There is a ramp from the pavement up to the church door and two shallow steps from the road to the pavement. Once in the churchyard the terrain is mostly flat grass.

There are no public toilets here, the nearest toilets are at St Vincent’s church Caythorpe (5 mins drive) although they are currently closed due Covid.

Public Transport
Bus Route 1 Lincoln – Grantham

There is no designated parking associated with the church, please park considerately

There are a couple of pubs in Caythorpe (2 miles away) and a café/restaurant at Byards Leap (6miles away)

More Information
Parish Group Website 

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