Stamford is located in the green and pleasant county of Lincolnshire, just 100 miles north of London making it the perfect weekend getaway location for city dwellers in search of some rejuvenation.
The Town of Stamford Beautiful Proclaimed by Sir Walter Scott as ’the finest stone town in England’, Stamford is not far from Melton Mowbray, Northampton and Cambridge which makes it a perfectly central location for a luxury self-catering holidays in the UK. With its narrow alleyways, cobbled courtyards and designer boutiques, the town of Stamford is a shopaholic’s delight with fine jewellers and speciality shops adding to the tempting array of independent shops and high street retailers.
Towns and Villages in Lincolnshire Ancient Stamford in Rutland offers an authentic slice of olde worlde English charm to excite film-buffs and romantics alike; the sharp-eyed among you will recognise the town from Pride and Prejudice scenes and locations used in the movie The Da Vinci Code. Stamford boasts over 600-listed buildings of iconic limestone, along with five medieval churches, one of Europe’s largest reservoirs and heart-stirring water meadows. Nothing beats strolling along the river feeding the ducks as the sun glints off the water.