The historic town of Stamford is close by, it has artisan cafes, shops & restaurants & has formed the backdrop for television costume dramas. Explore Burghley House, which was built & predominantly designed by William Cecil, it is a splendid example of Elizabethan architecture & offers beautiful gardens to explore. It is also home to many events throughout the year. Offering boat hire on the River Nene, Oundle is close by. Surrounded on three sides by the river, it is a beautiful stone built market town. Peterborough, with its beautiful Norman cathedral is 20min away, offering great shopping & eateries. The East of England Showground is just outside of Peterborough. For peaceful walks & unspoilt scenery, Rutland Water is a 20min drive away & offers walking, cycyling or watersports. Sacrewell Farm Park is close by & has many attractions including Shire horses & Hamerton Zoo Park. For those seeking faster thrills, Silverstone is also within easy reach. Shop, pub & restaurant 2 miles.