Spalding, in the peaceful South Lincolnshire Fens, with acres of sky and sunsets, is a town that has to be seen to be believed!
Georgian terraces front the tree-lined River Welland which runs through the centre of the town.
Overlooking the river stands Ayscoughfee Hall and Gardens, which were given to the people of Spalding. The beautiful late-medieval Hall once belonged to a wool merchant. Today it houses a museum depicting life in the area over the centuries.
Spring is flower frenzy time around the bulb fields, originally Tulips, now Daffodils, growing in the rich soils reclaimed from the marshlands.
The town comes alive for the famous Spalding Flower Parade each May. When thousands visit to see bucketfuls of colourful spring flower heads decorating the town. Bands, colour, excitement, a great atmosphere the whole weekend!
Spalding's vibrant Town Centre boasts a superb selection of shops, supermarkets, department stores, butchers, greengrocers, bakers and an award winning bookshop to name but a few. The twice-weekly market sells everything from fresh produce to household goods, flowers and clothing.
The South Holland Centre offers a wide range of arts events throughout the year, including theatre, dance, jazz, folk, comedy, childrens shows and cinema.
If you are looking for something unusual or stylish, Spalding has a well known reputation for arts, crafts and antiques. Whatever you are looking for, visit Spalding you won't be disappointed!
Springfields Outlet Shopping and Gardens is home to over 40 outlet stores selling famous named brands in fashion and home at great discounts all year round. Also don't miss the beautiful landscaped festival gardens, celebrity showcase gardens, garden centre, children's playbarn and Fen's Discovery Centre.