South Kesteven District Council is proud of its heritage & culture. We invite you to explore our charming market towns; Stamford, Grantham, Bourne, Market Deeping, our beautiful countryside and neighbouring Rutland.
You will find everything you need for your visit to South West Lincolnshire including places to stay in Stamford, Grantham, Bourne, Market Deeping, Rutland and surrounding areas, here on our site you can find information about our main towns, what to see & do, where to eat and even find out where to fish or cycle.
Visit Stamford and enjoy its unique blend of history, niche shopping and stunning Georgian architecture won the supreme compliment from the Sunday Times newspaper as ‘Britain’s top place to live’ in 2013. Proclaimed by Sir Walter Scott as “the finest stone town in England”. Declared a conservation area in 1967 with over 600 listed buildings of mellow limestone in the town centre including five medieval churches, all real gems.
Visit Grantham the gateway to Lincolnshire with its A1 links and high speed rail service to London. The market town of Grantham is steeped with history, the Angel and Royal Hotel was originally a court of King John. The George Shopping Centre, a former coaching inn, was mentioned in Charles Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby. At the heart of Grantham is the parish church of St. Wulfram with its soaring 282ft. spire, one of the most important town churches in England. Follow Newton’s Trail which includes his birthplace at Woolsthorpe Manor.
Explore Bourne, Market Deeping and the beautiful countryside and discover our rich heritage.