Things To Do near The Garden House Hotel

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Daniel Lambert, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Daniel Lambert, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Born in Leicester March 13th, 1770 and died suddenly during a visit to Stamford for the races in 1809. His coffin was built on wheels requiring some 20 men to lower it down a ramp into his grave in St Martin's Church.In 1793 he turned the scale at 32 stone and in 1804 weighed over 49 stone. Daniel t...

St Martin's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St Martin's Church, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

St. Martin's was founded c1146 but due to deterioration was entirely rebuilt during the second half of the 15th century. Little has been altered since.The church houses the tombs of the Cecil family of Burghley House. Also, Daniel Lambert, the biggest man in England during the Georgian period is bur...

The George Hotel, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The George Hotel, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

The George of Stamford is a beautiful coaching inn with log fires, oak panelled restaurant, a walled monastery garden and cobbled courtyard. The exact age of is not known, but historians have referred to it as "A very ancient hostelry, once belonging to the Abbots of Croyland". It's possible therefo...

Stamford Railway Station, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Railway Station, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Stamford railway station is 12.5 miles (20 km) west of Peterborough opened by the Syston and Peterborough Railway, part of the present day Birmingham to Peterborough Line. It is owned by Network Rail and operated by East Midlands Trains who operate a limited service. The station was formerly k...

Town Bridge, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Town Bridge, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

The town bridge in Stamford crossing the River Welland.

Stamford Town Hall, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Town Hall, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Purpose-built in 1778 and is today used as a magistrates court. Presently houses an extensive collection of regalia and historic Stamford memorabilia.

St George's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St George's Church, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

St George's is of very early origin, possibly being mentioned in the Domesday Book.The church was rebuilt in the 17th century.

Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Stamford Arts Centre provides you with the opportunity to experience and participate in a wide selection of art forms from theatre, music and film to sculpture, dance and drawing.The 160+ seat theatre also doubles up as a cinema which, over the last 15 years, has become a film hub for Stamford showi...

St Mary's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

The "Mother Church" as it is sometimes called is noticeable for its large broach spire. The earliest parts of the church date from the late 12th century, but the tower is early 13th century.A broach spire is a tall pyramidal or conical structure usually on the top of a tower or a turret. It starts o...

Stamford Tourist Information Centre, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Tourist Information Centre, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Lincolnshire's Tourist information centres are a useful resource for planning your trip to the county. The staff are brimming with local knowledge and ideas on how to get the most out of your visit.

St Mary's Vaults Inn, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Vaults Inn, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

A late medieval timber-framed inn still serving real ale.

Medieval Wall Remains, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Medieval Wall Remains, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Stamford was originally a walled town and this is a surviving section. The medieval castle itself is believed to have sat within the towns walls and is beneath the bus garage.

St John's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St John's Church, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Founded sometime in the 12th century and rebuilt c1451. It now has a 15th century exterior which belies the main feature within.Rows of wooden angels with extended wings line the nave and chancel roof.

Queen Eleanor's 12 Crosses, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Queen Eleanor's 12 Crosses, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

The Eleanor Crosses were 12 stone monuments erected for King Edward I's wife Queen Eleanor following her death in 1290. Each monument represents a resting place used when taking her body to London.Stamford erected a modern monument inspired by the "lost cross". It can be found in Sheepmarket, rather...

River Welland, Stamford, Lincolnshire

River Welland, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

The stunning River Welland is a winding lowland river in the east of the county. At 65 miles (105 km) long it drains part of the Midlands eastwards to The Wash. It rises in the Hothorpe Hills, at Sibbertoft in Northamptonshire, then flows generally northeast to Market Harborough, Stamford and Spa...