Grantham, Stamford, Bourne & Market Deeping

Visit South Kesteven and discover fascinating heritage, stunning countryside, delightful villages and towns, famous stately homes and castles – located just off the A1 and on main rail lines.

South Kesteven in Lincolnshire has centuries of fascinating history and heritage, rolling idyllic countryside, pretty stone villages, market towns and renowned stately homes and castles. Located just off the A1 historic highway and a popular stop on the main east coast rail line, it’s the perfect place to visit.

Enjoy wonderful artisan food and drink and explore beautiful gardens nestled in stunning surroundings. Stay in ancient beamed hotels, quaint cottages and B&B or rural camp sites. Walk, cycle or drive our scenic country lanes. The district encompasses 365 square miles of beautiful rolling countryside and more than 80 charming villages

The picturesque ancient market towns of Grantham, Stamford, Bourne and Market Deeping are the historic beacons of South Kesteven. Our famous sons and daughters include Sir Isaac Newton, Baroness Margaret Thatcher, fashion icon Charles Worth and racing star Raymond Mays. Savour the history of Burghley House, Belvoir Castle, Belton House, Grimsthorpe Castle and Woolsthorpe Manor and explore the beauty of Easton Walled Gardens.

Few places in Lincolnshire offer such an exciting variety of things to do and see. From bustling street markets, boutique shopping and amazing festivals to Burghley Landrover international Horse Trials, South Kesteven has it all. And with adventure playgrounds, alpaca farms and a busy arts and theatre programme, our family-friendly visitor attractions are perfectly placed to keep children entertained.