Holiday website spotlights Swaton’s world egg throwing championships

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An annual event held near Sleaford which attracts entries from around the world has been featured on a holiday website’s round-up of ‘wildly wonderful’ UK sporting events.

The World Egg Throwing Championships, at Swaton, is among the events to be included in Holiday Cottage’s Great British Olympics – a list of eccentric (egg-centric?) competitions which may tempt a holiday-maker off the beaten path.

Each entry is presented alongside a poster inspired by the event at

n The World Egg Throwing Championships will be held this year on Sunday, June 24.