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Recommended Towns & Villages near Spalding

All Saints Church, Moulton

Moulton (2 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (3.5 miles, 5.6 km, direction E)

Set in the heart of the famously beautiful fenlands of Lincolnshire is the pleasant town of Moulton...

Holbeach, Lincolnshire. Winner of Britain in Bloom Sign

Holbeach (15 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction E)

A small market town in the middle of a famous bulb growing region, there is a cluster of small streets and a central main street where the dominant feature is the church of All Saints...

St Andrew's Church, Helpringham, Lincolnshire

Helpringham (6 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction NW)

Helpringham is a richly rewarding walking area, with walks around old villages and waterside walks giving visitors a lovely glimpse of the regions natural wildlife and variety of scenery...

Boston, town sign

Boston (124 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Lincolnshire (13.9 miles, 22.4 km, direction N)

This is the town in which the Pilgrim Fathers were imprisoned in the year 1607 following their first attempt to escape to America and the cells which held them can still be seen in the 15th-century Guildhall...

St Peter & St Paul Church

Wisbech (23 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cambridgeshire (15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction SE)

Wisbech stands on the River Nene, almost 12 miles from the sea, at one time it was closer but changing river patterns over the passing years have altered its position in relation.....

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Peterborough (143 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Cambridgeshire (15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction S)

The magic of Peterborough lies in the richness of its beautiful Cathedral. It is a glorious historical treasure house, it is unique and quite beyond compare...

Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival

Whittlesey (17 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cambridgeshire (15.8 miles, 25.3 km, direction S)

Whittlesey is an old area of Cambridge, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086...

Stamford

Stamford (246 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Lincolnshire (16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction SW)

Of the 17 churches, only 6 now remain in Stamford, which is without doubt, one of the finest medieval towns in the British Isles, if not in Europe...

A picture of Frithville

Frithville (2 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (17.9 miles, 28.8 km, direction N)

This is another pleasant "Fen" village. It lies on drained land close to the town of Boston and not far away from the famous Sibsey Trader Windmill...

A picture taken at Sibsey Parish Church one sunny day, Lincolnshire.

Sibsey (12 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (18.5 miles, 29.8 km, direction N)

The village has two windmills, one, a popular tourist attraction is the well preserved Trader Windmill with 6 sails, now fully restored to excellent working order...

March, Cambridgeshire. Town Hall.

March (7 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cambridgeshire (19.0 miles, 30.6 km, direction SE)

A curiosity of the town is the tradition of the March, March march. This is when a group of Cambridge students gather in the town to walk back to Cambridge stopping at all convenient inns to quench their thirst!..

A picture of Old Leake

Old Leake (3 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (19.6 miles, 31.5 km, direction NE)

Old Leake is a traditional Lincolnshire village lying is spacious countryside a short distance from the coast...

A picture of Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth (10 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Lincolnshire (20.5 miles, 33.0 km, direction W)

The tiny hamlet of Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth lies in spacious rural countryside in the valley of the River Witham...

A picture of Carrington

Carrington (1 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (20.7 miles, 33.4 km, direction N)

This is a tranquil village perfectly placed for exploring the beauty of the Lincolnshire countryside...

Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire

Cranwell (10 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (21.6 miles, 34.8 km, direction NW)

Cranwell is best known as the home of the Royal Airforce College which became the first military air academy in the world when it opened its doors to would be fliers in 1920...

Church of St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay (27 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire (21.8 miles, 35.1 km, direction SW)

The lantern tower of the Church of St. Mary and All Saints at Fotheringhay shines through the deepening shadows of the great trees that frame it, shadows matched in darkness by those less visible that haunt the village where the final tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots was enacted...

Apethorpe

Apethorpe (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northamptonshire (21.9 miles, 35.3 km, direction SW)

Apethorpe is a small, picturesque, East Northamptonshire village, a mile and a half from Kings Cliffe. St Leonard is an attractive looking church in a nice setting. Trees.....

Normanton

Normanton (29 Pictures)

in the county of Rutland (22.4 miles, 36.0 km, direction SW)

Normanton lies in a landscape of rolling farmlands, broken only by rivers and patches of woodland. It is a tranquil place, with the waters offering scope for sailing and other water-sports, bird-watching, fishing, and cycling...

The West Front of the Tower at St Wulfram's Church Grantham

Grantham (39 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Lincolnshire (22.6 miles, 36.4 km, direction W)

This delightful town, set on the River Witham in a spacious agricultural region is noted for many historic factors but more latterly as the birthplace of Britains first woman Primne Minister - Margaret Thatcher was born here in 1925 and she became Prime Minister in 1979...

A picture of Digby

Digby (3 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (22.7 miles, 36.4 km, direction NW)

This is a tranquil village set in a lovely rural location in the vale of the Digby Beck watercourse...

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Crowland Abbey, Lincolnshire

Crowland Abbey (16 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction S)

Crowland Abbey was founded in 716 by King Ethelbald, in memory of St.Guthlac who had built a cell on the Fen island. It has a.....

Flag Fen Bronze and Iron Age Centre at Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire

Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre (8 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction S)

This is a wonderful heritage museum which began when the site was uncovered during excavations of 1982. It focus's on the.....

Peckover House - A town house built in 1722

Peckover House & Garden (7 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.4 km, direction SE)

Elegant Georgian town house with wonderful walled garden...

Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Peterborough Cathedral (68 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction S)

The magnificent cathedral church in Peterborough was given cathedral status by Henry VIII in 1541. Formerly it had been one of.....

Burghley House

Burghley House (72 Pictures)

(16.3 miles, 26.3 km, direction SW)

This is a graceful house which perfectly epitomises the wealth of the prosperous Elizabethan period. Burghley was completed in.....

Nene Park (Ferry Meadows Country Park) Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Ferry Meadows Country Park (47 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.3 km, direction SW)

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A picture of Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe Manor (10 Pictures)

(20.5 miles, 32.9 km, direction W)

Called a manor but in reality this is the farmhouse where Isaac Newton was born in 1642. The house remains very much during.....

Arrow slot view of Lincolnshire

Tattershall Castle (46 Pictures)

(21.8 miles, 35.1 km, direction N)

Looking at the huge red brick keep perched in its lofty setting the visitor is immediately struck by the strong French influences.....

Belton House

Belton House (113 Pictures)

(22.6 miles, 36.3 km, direction NW)

Belton is the perfect example of a home belonging to an English country gentleman, and yet it is a delightful Anglo-Dutch.....

Deene Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

Deene Park (5 Pictures)

(26.6 miles, 42.8 km, direction SW)

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Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall (30 Pictures)

(27.5 miles, 44.2 km, direction SW)

Looking around the romantic ruin of Kirby Hall it is easy to imagine the splendour of an age when romance was all, and great.....


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