The Ultimate Guide to Bourne in Lincolnshire

Welcome to Bourne, Lincs

Bourne is an historic affluent market town rich in wildlife, culture and history, and renowned for its waterways, open spaces, parks, woodland and beautiful flower displays, situated on the edge of the stunning south Lincolnshire.

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The town has a long history, originating from a Roman road from which it was built upon (known as King Street), and also from the excellent water supply sourced locally from natural springs at the Wellhead Gardens. The name “Bourne” derives from the Anglo-Saxon meaning “water” or “stream” and is a common name for a settlement.

Bourne is now a growing and bustling market town with many amenities, including the popular Bourne Woods, a large leisure centre, outdoor swimming pool, snooker and sports bar, museums, a good range of restaurants, cafes and public houses, several gyms (including a ladies only gym) and a great selection of shops and businesses. There is also a fine selection of accommodation in and around Bourne, so if you're thinking of visiting the area you'll be spoilt for choice - from the quaint cottage in the countryside to a comfortable hotel room at The Angel Hotel, there's a place to suit every budget and requirement.

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Alongside a number of chain retailers, Bourne also has a great selection of independent retailers and some lovely pubs, cocktail bars, restaurants and cafes.

For every item you purchase locally, every drink you buy in a local pub and every Bourne restaurant you eat at, you'll be putting money back into the local economy and helping maintain jobs!

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Search our huge online directory to find out about local services, businesses, things to do, places to eat, places to hire, kids entertainment and accommodation, in and around Bourne.

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Explore the picturesque town of Bourne and discover the fantastic range of independent shops, eclectic mix of pubs, restaurants and bars, historic buildings, pretty green spaces, ancient woodland and much more!

Bourne is located in south Lincolnshire, in the East of England. It's around 16 miles from the popular city of Peterborough, 10 miles from the town of Stamford and 97 miles from the London. It's also within easy access of the A1.

local_parkingAll parking in Bourne is FREE (subject to some restrictions) across four main parking areas, all close to the town centre.

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