Stamford is one of England's finest stone towns. A historic market town, it has a wide range of hotels, restaurants and shops. Local places of interest include:
Burghley House and Park
The George Hotel
The Nene Valley Railway
The Welland Viaduct
Site of Mallard's record breaking run at Little Bytham
Stamford is 15 minutes by rail from Peterborough, on the main East Coast rail line, and five minutes by road from the A1.
Within easy reach of Stamford are:
Main Line Steam Trust, Loughborough
Geoff Hamilton's garden at Barnsdale
Peterborough with its outstanding Cathedral, Flag Fen Bronze Age site, showground and museums.
For local bookings and accommodation ring
Stamford Tourist Information Centre: 01780 755611