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Spalding is a market town on the River Welland in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire. Spalding has been long famous as a centre of the flower bulb industry. In 2017, it was home to 34,000 people.


Get in[edit]

Trains run every hour or two from Peterborough (20 min non-stop) and continue to Sleaford, Lincoln, Gainsborough and Doncaster.

1 Spalding railway station Spalding railway station on Wikipedia is central in town. It has a staffed ticket office, machines and toilets. There's step-free access to Platform 1 for Peterborough but not for Sleaford.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum, Clay Lake, +44 1775 710599. late Mar- end Oct, F-Su and Bank Holidays. Traditional Romany horse-drawn Vardos (caravans), carts and harness. Large lecture room for slide-shows and talks on the Romany way of life. Collection of Romany photographs and sketches covering the last 150 years. Fortune-telling tent and a collection of cooking utensils used on the open fire. Gordon Boswell Romany Museum (Q5584891) on Wikidata Gordon Boswell Romany Museum on Wikipedia
  • 2 Pinchbeck Marsh Engine, West Marsh Rd, Pinchbeck PE11 3UW, +44 1775 725861. closed in 2021. Restored beam engine which drained the fens from 1833 until the 1950s, when it was replaced by electric pumps.
  • 3 Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens. free. Ayscoughfee Hall Museum (Q4831702) on Wikidata Ayscoughfee Hall on Wikipedia
  • 4 St Mary and St Nicolas Church. open daily. Work on the church started in 1284 and continues with a porch added in 2013. St Mary and St Nicolas (Q7594617) on Wikidata St Mary and St Nicolas, Spalding on Wikipedia



  • 1 Springfields. has over 40 discount shopping outlets from major brands and retailers. Next the shops are 25 acres of gardens, normally free to visit.





Spalding and its approach roads have 4G from all UK carriers. As of May 2022, 5G has not reached this area.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Spalding
GrimsbyBoston  NE  SW  Peterborough

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