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Tourist Information

Welcome to South Kesteven District Council's tourism page combining tourist information with accommodation in Stamford, Grantham, Bourne, the Deepings and the surrounding area.

Visit the gateway to one of England's largest and most enthralling counties, with beautiful rolling countryside bordering onto fertile fens combining historical houses and castles, ancient market towns and chocolate box villages. Sculpture Gardens can be enjoyed at Burghley House, Belvoir Castle and Bourne Woods.

There are a wide range of golfing opportunities in the area, from championship standard 18 holes through to smaller rural courses.

Coarse and fly-fishing are available throughout the district on private water, lakes, reservoirs and rivers.

Enjoy our town and cycle trails, guided walks, the Stamford ghost walk, the Grantham canal and countryside walks.

We have four main towns for you to enjoy Stamford, Grantham, Bourne and Market Deeping, along side a wealth of country villages, we can direct you to hotels, bed and breakfasts, inns, campsites & self-catering accommodation across the district and beyond as we border Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, East Northants and Cambridgeshire.

Newly published research shows the value of tourism within Lincolnshire's visitor economy last year was worth £971 million - an increase of £13 million (1.3%) compared with 2008- and contributes 14% of the county's overall economy, second only to the food industry.

The total number of seaside and attraction related tourist visits to Lincolnshire increased by 200,000 to 17.2 million creating 349 new jobs.

The value of the tourism within South Kesteven District's visitor economy is now worth £117 million - an increase of £1.2 million from the previous year.

Please click on the image below to have a look at our tourism guide or follow our useful links on the right hand side of the page for even more information about our district and county.

For more tourist information and accommodation for Stamford, Grantham, Bourne, the Deepings and the surrounding area please visit the Tourism Website.

Or please go to Visit Lincolnshire where you will be able to find information about the whole county.

Related documents

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[5Mb] Tourism Guide 2014 Tourism Guide 2014

The documents in this section are in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf). You will need Acrobat Reader to view these files which can be downloaded from the Adobe website free of charge.