Langtoft & Baston
Langtoft is a small village with a thriving community spirit. This pretty village offers a rural way of life within easy access to all the amenities that modern living requires. Baston plays host to several popular annual events including a Classic Car show, 1940’s event and Bonfire Festival. The village boosts two excellent public houses both with enviable reputations for serving top quality food and drink. The Villages are situated on the A15 road and are about 10 miles from the city of Peterborough and 8 miles from the historic Georgian town of Stamford. Nearby Market Towns of Bourne and Market Deeping add to the rural feel of the area.
Voted one of the best places to live in the UK by the Sunday Times Stamford boasts magnificent Georgian architecture, niche shopping, beautiful riverside meadows, prestige local food and a vibrant Arts Centre. Stamford is the most complete stone town in England; whole streets unchanged over the centuries and with 600 listed mellow limestone buildings. Home to Burghley House and its magnificent parklands, filled with ancient trees and a fallow deer herd which traces its ancestry right back to the sixteenth century. The grounds of Burghley House are a delight to stroll around and there are regular events held within the grounds.
Just a short drive from Langtoft you will find England’s smallest county, which offers charming market towns and delightful villages. Rutland’s many attractive villages, set in the wonderful English countryside, are home to picture postcard cottages and traditional country pubs. At its heart is Rutland Water one of the largest manmade lakes in Europe. Rutland Water is a great place for relaxation, recreation and conservation and has a range of activities suitable for all ages being run all year round. Rutland Water offers a multitude of leisure pursuits including water sports, cycling, fishing and bird watching.
Known as the birthplace of motor racing this thriving market town has a charm all of its own. Renowned for its open spaces, parks and woodland and with 71 listed buildings, Bourne has a charm all of its own. Bourne’s Heritage Museum, Baldocks Mill is the only remaining mill of 3 listed in the Doomsday Book and it is well worth a visit. Bourne is steeped in motor racing history with Graham Hill and Jackie Stewart at the wheel of Bourne manufactured race cars for many victories. As an added bonus it is situated on the edge of one of the best walking areas in the district, Bourne Wood.
This thriving market town nestles beside the River Welland, alongside the villages of Deeping St James and West Deeping. Collectively known as The Deepings there is a wealth of local history, scenic walks and county pubs to discover. The town hosts popular annual events such as The Deepings Raft Race and annual Duck Race.
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