Things To Do near Stamford

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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...

Red Lion Square, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Red Lion Square, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Stamford's ancient market place and pretty much the centre of Stamford. The building running along the south side of the square is thought to be a late medieval wool hall.

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 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...

All Saints Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

All Saints Church, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, All Saints stands as one of Stamford's oldest churches.Located between All Saints' Place and Red Lion Square, it dominates the market area between the Danish borough and the Castle area.Little remains of the original structure, some 12th century masonry in the...

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.

The All Saints Brewery, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The All Saints Brewery, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

A Victorian brewery much of which still stands. The brewery has stood in the centre of Stamford since 1825 and remains today, a working brewery.There are a variety of tours including tasting tours run during the week and at weekends.

Town Bridge, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Town Bridge, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

The town bridge in Stamford crossing the River Welland.

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.

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...

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.

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

A 400 seat theatre built within the shell of the original Corn Exchange Hall. Refurbished almost entirely by volunteers, and run throughout the year by volunteers.

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...

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford (approx. 1 mile away)

Founded by William Browne in 1475, it looks like a church though is in fact a medieval almshouse used to accommodate the elderly.Be respectful if visiting as the almshouses are occupied.