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 horseback 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around Stamford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 94 vacation rentals near Stamford. From 45 Cottages to 29 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 HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Stamford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Stamford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St Mary's Church: 194 vacation rentals
  • Browne's Hospital and Museum: 173 vacation rentals
  • Stamford Station: 195 vacation rentals
  • Rutland Open Air Theatre: 194 vacation rentals
  • Stamford Meadows: 174 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stamford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Stamford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Cottages in Stamford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stamford include:

  • Houses: 29 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 45 rentals available
  • Cabins: 45 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stamford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Stamford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.