Self catering holiday cottages in Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, England
Nestled next to fields and farmlands, Little Bytham is a charming little village with a definite rural feel. If you want to get away from it all to a tranquil part of Lincolnshire for a country cottage holiday, Little Bytham could be a natural choice.
Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Little Bytham
The village of Little Bytham developed with the railway in the 1800s. Train enthusiasts may know that the famous Mallard locomotive broke a speed record on the stretch of track going over the Victorian viaduct here in 1938.
Attractions to Discover From Little Bytham
- Corby Glen is four miles from Little Bytham and has two village shops, an art gallery and two pubs.
- If you want a day out in a market town, Bourne is also four miles distance. Although small, it has many amenities, including a twice-weekly market on Thursdays and Saturdays, a leisure centre, outdoor swimming pool, gyms and theatre.
- It's only six miles to Stamford, the country's first town to instigate a conservation area. Such is the preservation of its architecture, television companies have often filmed here for period dramas such as Middlemarch. You can enjoy local history at Stamford Museum, culture and entertainment at Stamford Arts Centre and numerous independent shops.
- For those with a love for historical properties don’t miss Belton House in Grantham (around half an hour’s drive from Little Bytham). This National Trust country house is set within extensive parklands and gardens and will fascinate adults with a love for historical buildings; it is pretty much guaranteed to keep the kids happy too with a woodland adventure playground and a wildlife discovery centre. Other historical buildings worth visiting near Grantham include Boothby Pagnell Manor, Belvoir Castle and Gardens and Woolsthorpe Manor which was home to Sir Isaac Newton.
However you choose to enjoy your time on holiday in or around Little Bytham, we hope you have a fantastic time and discover some of the very best of Lincolnshire on your break away.