Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Stamford

Come and experience Stamford and its art galleries, history and architecture. Well known for its gardens, bars and horse riding, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Stamford

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Stamford has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Priors Hall Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Rockingham Motor Speedway (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Stamford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stamford is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stamford Meadows (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fermyn Woods Country Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Stamford

The nearest airport is in Nottingham (NQT), located 30.6 mi (49.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into East Midlands (EMA), which is 37.2 mi (59.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Stamford Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Stamford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 99 holiday lettings around Stamford. From 49 Cottages to 30 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Stamford Meadows: 184 holiday lettings
  • Stamford Station: 182 holiday lettings
  • Burghley House: 180 holiday lettings
  • Belvoir Castle: 245 holiday lettings
  • Peterborough (XVH-Peterborough Train Station): 158 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Stamford 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 Cottages in Stamford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 49 Cottages in Stamford. Our other popular types of Stamford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 49 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stamford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Stamford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.