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Stamford, England
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All reviews lovely town independent shops beautiful stone burghley house high street building architecture english market lots of coffee shops stone town well worth a visit sunday times cattle market great market dog mess steam brewery plants and flowers kings head
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Historical, wonderful town in UK. Amazing for long walks. Has many beautiful churches in city centre and different pubs and shops. Parking is cheap and easy to fond.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mmmikson
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Stamford on our way back to home having stayed in Lincoln for a couple of days. What a delightful Town with many historic buildings to see. It is often called "The Finest Stone Town in England" and what we saw of it we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Manfred B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely town centre. A truly picturesque place, full of independent shops and lots of cafes. Recommended.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gavin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always bring friends here when they visit as a lovely town to wander around. Has a good range of shops from national stores to independent retailers. Only downside can be the queues to get in and out of the town. When the weather is nice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Albear1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, with it's lovely old buildings, beautiful churches, river, park and individual shops. On Friday's there is market full of local produce. The town hall is worth a visit, it is free entry with a guided tour and full of treasurers, a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely town to stop off and stretch my legs during a long coach journey. Lots o of independent shops to browse and a pleasant riverside walk.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank claratrekker
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

A visit today for my girlfriends birthday with gorgeous lunch at the Kings Head. Stamford is easily accessible from the A1 and contains many quirky and beautiful stone buildings. The centre looks to have many nice shops and plenty of independents. There are many churches...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Steve_Lincs1
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Absolutely love this Town, wonderful shops, a great Men Clothes shop called Paul Richman where the staff are so friendle & helpfull😀 plenty of eating places in cafe’s or pubs. The George hotel has a lovely bar & a wonderful Garden Room to have lunch...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank annmoody
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Wonderful architecture, old style, loads of little shops with nooks and cranny's to explore. Also, if you're a real ale fan, some wonderful examples in some nice pubs, Kings Head, Tobie Norris to name two...must revisit

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Stamford lives up to its reputation of the pretty little market town that it is. Friday sees a bustling street market in Broad Street with a wide variety of sellers catering for most eventualities, especially good are the stalls from the local produce suppliers. Parking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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May 22, 2018|
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Hi John, there is no early closing day in Stamford. Some shops choose to close if not busy as you would find in many other small towns.
May 4, 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
As above answer.
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Cloisters is perfect for you. Italian dishes.