GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Walks around Burghley Park

2 miles (3 km)

Explore the stunning grounds surrounding this grand 16th-centurycountry houseinStamford, Lincolnshire. The grounds were laid out by Capability Brown and include a 26 acre lake, a deer park and a sculpture park.
The Hereward Way long distance walk runs past the park so is a good option if you would like to continue your walk.

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Burghley House OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Burghley House Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There is an in site cafe offering a full range of meals and snacks, from a cup of coffee and homemade cake to a full lunch.

Dog Walking

The park is a nice place for a dog walk. Please keep them on leads as there is a herd of deer. They are not allowed in the gardens.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north of the house you can pick up the Torpel Way. The waymarked footpath will take you east into Peterborough, passing picturesque countryside and agricultural land on the way.
If you follow the Hereward Way south east you will soon come to the Barnack Hills And Holes National Nature Reserve. There's a rather interesting and unusual landscape here with grassy undulating slopes in an ancient medieval quarry. The site is noted for some signficant flora and fauna as well. You can find the reserve on the western side of Barnack village. Postcode for sat navs is PE9 3EU.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Burghley House Grounds - geograph.org.uk - 661487

Burghley House Grounds and Lake

Burghley House - geograph.org.uk - 52647

Burghley, near Stamford, is promoted as being "one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age", and is privately owned by the Burghley House Preservation Trust. This view of the southern and western aspects of the house was taken from the end of the ha-ha ditch adjacent to the lake.

Carp pond and orangery, Burghley House, Stamford (geograph 2388034)

Carp pond and orangery, Burghley House, Stamford (geograph 2388034)

Gardens of Surprise at Burghley House - geograph.org.uk - 661491

Gardens of Surprise at Burghley House

Burghley House Gardens and Artwork - geograph.org.uk - 661498

Burghley House Gardens and Artwork

Sculpture at Burghley Park - geograph.org.uk - 861026

Tree Sculpture at Burghley Park

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Burghley House.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Burghley House.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)