Stamford The Essential
Recommended
Stamford is "as fine a town built all of stone as may be seen", according to the late-17C traveller and writer Celia Fiennes. It is such a picturesque town that it was the very first in England to be granted protected status.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Stamford
Burghley House
Burghley House
One of the finest Elizabethan manors,
120 minutes
St Martin's Church
St Martin's Church
Rebuilt in around 1480, St Martin's is
15 minutes
Browne's Hospital
Browne's Hospital
Built in around 1475, Brownes hospital
30 minutes
Lord Burghley's Hospital
Lord Burghley's Hospital
These charming late-Elizabethan
30 minutes
Brazenose Gate
Brazenose Gate
The 14C gate, which was rebuilt here c
30 minutes