Colin Crosby Heritage Tours

Stamford and All Saints (A Guided Walk in Stamford)

"Stamford and All Saints" is a Guided Walk around the outstanding town of Stamford in Lincolnshire, devised and led by the well known Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby, of Colin Crosby Heritage Tours.

These strolls are an excellent way of soaking up some Local History.

Stamford is one of England's showplaces, and in 1967 was designated the country's first Conservation Area.

The walk starts in Red Lion Square, outside the HSBC Bank.

Along the way, Colin discusses some key aspects of Stamford's history, including the reasons for the extraordinary route that was taken through the town by the old Great North Road. This is still a major street running through the town centre.

Among the many fine buildings to be seen on the route are three of Stamford's mediaeval churches, namely St. John's Church; St. Marys Church; and All Saints Church.

Other lesser known aspects of Stamford's heritage included are the Norman Postern Gate, a fragment of Stamford Castle and the last remaining bastion of the old town wall.

Included on the route is Barn Hill, home of the famous antiquarian William Stukeley, and with associations with Charles I.

Dates, costs and where to meet

A place on 'Stamford and All Saints' costs £4.00 per person, or £3.00 if paying in advance. The guided walk begins at Red Lion Square, and is running on:

I'm sorry, but there are no plans to run this event at present.

If you would like to book a place on one of these dates, please telephone Colin on (0116) 2611576 or email him at

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