Just Outside Stamford, Oundle & Peterborough

Bridge Cottage is privately owned by Rod and Judy who have spent two years altering the property to a high standard of décor and comfort comprising of two newly decorated double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and a two separate twin room with the family bathroom nearby.

We are situated approximately 4 miles from the historic town of Oundle, 8 miles down the A1 from Stamford, and just 10 miles from Peterborough. There are numerous walks from the house, public footpaths leading to either Fotheringhay, Southwick, Bulwick, Apethorpe, or Nassington – through woods and across fields or within close range of Fotheringhay Church and Castle, Southwick Hall, Blatherwyke Lake and Barnwell Country Park, Lyveden New Bield, Rockingham castle.

Accommodation near the East of England Showground

We are just down the road from the region’s premier events and exhibition centre, the East of England Showground. Situated under 10 miles away it hosts a massive variety of events all through the year. Bridge Cottage is just a 20 minute drive. So if you are visiting as a member of the public or perhaps as an exhibitor, you can enjoy both close proximity to the showground and a peaceful country retreat when your busy day is over.

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Dogs and children are all most welcome – under supervision! Disabled guests can be accommodated by request – although we do not have wheelchair access. We wish to make everyone feel welcome, whatever age / religion or interest you may have.

Off the beaten track, explore miles of footpaths, cycle routes and bridleways and discover hidden hamlets and ancient churches. The peaceful countryside embraces exquisite country houses, wonderful gardens and countless historic curiosities. An extensive selection of guidebooks and OS maps are available on request.

The Red Kite & Other Wildlife

The Red Kite – has been introduced into our area in the past 15 years and is increasing in numbers all the time. Also to be seen from the garden – the early bird …………… catches sight of the kingfisher that regularly whizzes up and down the Willowbrook at the bottom of our garden. Catch sight of swans, herons, ducks, moorhens, barn owls, foxes, pheasants and deer – usually just before dusk.