What To See And Do

Whether it’s historic buildings, Castles, Museums, Walks, Golf courses, fishing, Water sports, Shakespeare, antiques or adventure playgrounds, South West Lincolnshire has them all. In addition to the walking, cycling, and fishing there’s loads of things to see and do.

Visit Stamford And Beyond

Whether you're visiting for a short or long stay, Stamford and its surrounding areas have plenty to see and do. With something for everyone, exploring this stunning area will leave you wanting to discover more and more.


Stamford Town

Known as one of the 'finest stone towns in England', this idyllic town boast unique shops, pubs and restaurants along side multiple green spaces for exploring.

Burghley House

 Built in the 16th Century, this stunning house, extensive grounds and sculpture park are open to the public during varying seasons.

Rutland Water

The reservoir was developed to provide a wide range of recreational uses; walking, water sports, fishing, cycling, bird watching and picnicking. 


Grimsthorpe Castle

This 18th Century house showcases beautiful paintings, furniture and tapestries and is surrounded by landscaped gardens and parklands. 

Tolethorpe Hall

Tolethorpe Hall has origins going back 800 years to the early 11th century . It is now the location of the Rutland Theatre of the Stamford Shakespeare Company.

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle's unique retail village, restored from old estate buildings, now a centre of excellence for local food, drink, artisan shopping.

Eat & Drink


Housed in one of Stamford's oldest, most interesting buildings dating back to the 13th century, this lovingly restored pub has a quirky yet traditional feel and is certainly one not to be missed.


Stamford's No.1 Turkish Restaurant. Relaxed, home-style traditional Turkish/ Anatolian food. 


Smallest pub in stamford with a family run team focusing on produce and brewers from the local economy.


A fantastic bar situated right next to The Crown Hotel in a redesigned 18th Century building reflective of its merchant history but with a modern twist, offering a flavoursome seasonal menu, craft beers, select wine and specialist cocktails.


Hoppi Dorri offers memorable, stand out Pan-Asian inspired food, whilst being surrounded by layers and layers of authentic Asian cultural elements.


From fine dining in the Oak Room to afternoon tea in the Garden Room and Cocktail at the York bar, the George offers luxury experiences sure to impress. 


The kitchen Garden, home to the Pizza Potting Shed which serves up fresh pizzas straight out of the outdoor oven. Why not enjoy an outdoor summer cinema night too!


This family run, grade two listed Edwardian building offers weekly specials from a variety of locally source menu options.