The nearest train station to the National Centre for Craft and Design is Sleaford, which is served by East Midlands Railway services throughout the day. It's 5 minutes to the National Centre for Craft and Design on foot. The Centre is less than half a mile east of the station, just across the canal.

The National Centre for Craft and Design is the largest venue in England entirely dedicated to the exhibition, celebration, support, and promotion of national and international contemporary craft and design.

Under one roof, its five gallery spaces showcase up to 20 world-class exhibitions every year from the most innovative, challenging and accomplished artists to new and emerging talent.

The centre's stimulating learning programme inspires people of all ages, skills and interest levels and the adjacent shop is a cultural haven for the latest contemporary handmade products.

Visit the National Centre for Craft and Design website for opening information

This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 07:30:00 until 13:30:00
  • Saturday open from 07:30:00 until 13:30:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Station access level Easy access to platform 1 (Peterborough/Skegness) bound. Steps and bridge to platforms 2/3 (Lincoln/Nottingham) bound, however at certain times staff can be made available by prior arrangement to assist customers across a foot crossing. Foot crossing under Signallers control.
Toilets notesThe toilets are located on Platform 1. The National key toilets are located on Platform 1; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
07.00 - 13.30Monday to Saturday
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Sleaford station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Sleaford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Sleaford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SkegnessEast Midlands Railway12:501On time
to SkegnessEast Midlands Railway13:031On time
to SkegnessEast Midlands Railway13:132On time
to SkegnessEast Midlands Railway13:163On time
to SkegnessEast Midlands Railway13:541On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway12:491On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway13:031On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway13:132On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway13:153On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway13:541On time

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