Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Burghley House is a Grade I listed building, with separately Grade I listed north courtyard and gate. The rooms and gardens are open to the public.

Built during the mid-late 16th century by Sir William Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, the house is a grand and magnificent example of Elizabethan architecture.

Located in the ancient Soke of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, the Lincolnshire county boundary crosses between the town and the house and is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) south of Stamford.

Visitor facilities include the Orangery restaurant, gift shop, gardens and beautiful walks around the historic parkland laid out by Capability Brown and still occupied by a herd of fallow deer.

Address Burghley House
Burghley Park
Telephone 01780 752451
Area More information on Stamford