"Just left" from London

"We loved our Mary's House so much, we thought about changing the locks, and staying forever, but honesty prevailed!" 

Family from Gloucester

"I have loved our holiday: our first holiday in a long time and it was superb.

The go karts were really good. The house was a great size and the swimming pool was just terrific"

Mencap Supported Living - 2014

"A wonderful holiday. Its been lovely to see our resident interact with other visitors on her second visit here.
She has really come out of her shell whilst being here, fantastic!" 


The Thomas Centre
Covenham St Bartholomew
LN11 0PB

Tel: 01507 363 463



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Planning your Timetable

Holidays are not necessarily about distance, but in our book, they are about quality.

Holiday destinations often restrict what the young people can do, which is especially difficult for SEN school holiday planning.

For teachers and staff, it can become a nightmare of concerns and worries, about the venue itself and the safety of the pupils.

For youth groups the need for local safety can be an even bigger concern and public places can be a real worry.

"Your help with the diary planning for each day was excellent.

With the information provided, we were able to prepare our students with pre-learning activities which helped bring the whole trip to life"

Newcastle School

We have put together a full selection of local activities, to help you plan your trip in detail before you arrive.

Just click on the link at the bottom of the page.

Chose from 21 things to do nearby, and we provide you with journey and activity times, the cost and website details.

Designed  to provide a "pick and mix" solution to suit the needs of your group and make up a "tailor-made" timeplan.

With no outside influences, pupils and students are free to express themselves as they please.

To let off steam or just simply to let their hair down for a few days.

After all, there are no neighbours in sight and you and your group will have complete privacy at The Thomas Centre.

We have excellent amusement parks nearby at Cleethorpes and Skegness for fun days out.

After a hard days play, why not stop off on your way home to collect a fish and chip supper!

There is horse riding on the beaches or inland, steam trains at special times of the year and several small animal farms to visit.

Then there is Sea World just over the magnificent Humber Bridge or the seal sanctuary at Mablethorpe.

Most importantly there is acres of open space.

The space to relax, to walk and talk, to run and play, to enjoy a game of pool or table tennis or skittles in the huge play barn.

For the more agile, there is the football pitch for a game of football and the Go-Kart track (pedal not motorised!)

For those who seek peace and quiet, why not enjoy a leisurely walk through the woods?

For those who have not explored this region, this is a perfect holiday destination for schools and youth groups.

Finally you are welcome to come and visit and discuss  how The Thomas Centre can meet the needs of your school or youth group.>

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