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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Stamford?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 108 vacation rentals near Stamford. From 62 cottages to 83 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Stamford for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Cottages in Stamford?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 62 Cottages in Stamford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stamford include:

  • Houses: 83 rentals available
  • Cabins: 62 rentals available
  • Flats: 14 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stamford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Stamford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.