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A completely unspoilt little town full of character, excellent shopsxand eating places. Don’t miss... read more

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Great town to just walk around and get some great food. I place where most digs are welcome even... read more

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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All reviews lovely town independent shops english town high street beautiful stone burghley house building architecture lots of coffee shops stone town riverside park sunday times well worth a visit great market cattle market dog mess st john the baptist must visit place
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A completely unspoilt little town full of character, excellent shopsxand eating places. Don’t miss Melbourne Brewery and try to get a tour of the last remaining working steam brewery

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great town to just walk around and get some great food. I place where most digs are welcome even in most shops.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul_alex_n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a morning wondering around the Lanes & Passageways, seeking out small shops. Some lovely shops and cafe's for a warming coffee. There are several streets in the town centre that have free parking, (time limited) and keen parking attendant's so don't push your luck,

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a great time in this town many lovely shops and a lot of unusual ones to.we wanted to visit Burghley house but this was closed.loads of bars and easy parking use the long stay in Wharf Rd is is a few minutes walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank paul r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good range of shops. Like most towns though there are a few empty premises, and more charity shops. The churches are interesting and some regularly open to visitors. Sometimes we just wander and look up at the beautiful buildings. Plenty of excellent restaurants to suit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 5 November 2018

While staying with family in Peterborough we caught the train on two occasions to Stamford. The walk from the station into town is short and crosses through a lovely park. The town oozes old world charm and we enjoyed exploring the streets and churches very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen R
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a pleasant morning walking around the lovely town centre featuring some beautiful stone buildings. A good mix of different independent shops and pubs to suit all tastes and budgets. I can recommend Stamford if you like browsing charity shops as they are all clean,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alliehughes79
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Was disappointed there were shops shut down. Lots of coffee shops, nothing special. Visited a couple of years ago, was certainly not the same.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Edna L
Reviewed 14 September 2018

My husband and I visited this lovely town as a stop on route to Yorkshire, and we had a very pleasant time there. It was a Saturday morning but we had no problems parking, we used the old cattle market car park which was just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank F7243DBbarbarah
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Visited on a Friday which was market day. The people were all helpful and friendly and the old buildings worth looking up from the market stalls for. Bought some lovely artisan cakes (excellent prices by London standards) and decent chips for lunch. Downside a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Escher1969
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22 May 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.
4 May 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
As above answer.
26 January 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Cloisters is perfect for you. Italian dishes.