Stamford, one of England's oldest coaching towns, full of character and bustle that makes it one of the most visited towns in the area. There are over 500 listed buildings within its medieval walls.
Now bypassed by the busy A1, the town is a peaceful haven, except for the visitors.
In the 13th and 14th century the town was so important it had it's own university, and it's fine church buildings remain.
Visit All Saint's Place with its outstanding buildings. Browne's Hospital, medieval almshouses, with a Jacobean hall and chapel. Down by the river are the Burghley Almshouses, whilst St George's Square is worth a look at with the famous George Hotel, an old coaching inn from the 14th century.
Tallington Lakes Leisure Park Ideal for an active day out, ski, enjoy the watersports, or climb.
Burghley House Enjoy this famous mansion with it's gardens and grounds.
Stamford Museum Discover the past history of the town.
Towns Near Stamford To Visit - straight line distance:Wansford (5.65 miles) Rutland Water (7.19 miles) Bourne (8.86 miles) Fotheringhay (9.03 miles)