Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Gainsborough

Enjoy the culture and other features of Gainsborough. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, horse riding and restaurants. Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Gainsborough

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Gainsborough a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Elsham Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Kingswood Golf Centre (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Doncaster Greyhound Stadium (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Doncaster Dome (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Doncaster Racecourse (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gainsborough

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gainsborough is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (23 mi / 37 km)
  • Blacktoft Sands (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Sandall Park (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Oakhill Nature Reserve (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gainsborough

Fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), the closest airport, located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Hull (HUY-Humberside), which is 16.5 mi (26.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Kirton Lindsey Station, Gainsborough Central Station and Gainsborough Lea Road Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Gainsborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 148 holiday lettings near Gainsborough. From 54 Houses to 18 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gainsborough is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gainsborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gainsborough. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kirton Lindsey Station: 188 holiday lettings
  • Gainsborough Lea Road Station: 235 holiday lettings
  • Gainsborough Central Station: 237 holiday lettings
  • Sherwood Forest Country Park: 272 holiday lettings
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park: 123 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gainsborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gainsborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 54 Houses in Gainsborough. Our other popular types of Gainsborough holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 55 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gainsborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Gainsborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.