In this undiscovered and beautiful part of the country there are great houses, cathedrals and rolling countryside dotted with limestone cottages. Here are a few ideas for your visit.


The Easton Estate's Garden Restoration on the site of the former Easton Hall is just over 3 miles from the Pub, and is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, along with Bank Holidays during the season.  Please check the website for opening times. The Gardens are also home to one of the Estate's Holiday Cottages - The Gatehouse Lodge (click for more details). The Estate's other Holiday Cottage, The School House, is a short walk from The Cholmeley Arms.


A pretty illustrated map showing the local area with attractions, places to stay, churches to visit and places to eat and drink. Click here to download the map

The local market towns of Oakham (18 miles) and Stamford (14 miles) are also well worth a visit.


Set up by some of the great houses in this area to promote their important collections and spectacular settings to visitors who might be unaware of the terrific amount this area has to offer, this group includes Easton Walled Gardens, beautiful country houses, cathedrals, great hotels and things to do in this beautiful and undiscovered part of England. We can offer tailor made days out in association with any of these attractions. For more information see


The county of  Lincolnshire in the  East of England, has many historic and  landscape features of interest to the visitor, including numerous gardens.  Lincolnshire gardens, is a group of like minded gardeners, who have joined  together to promote what we consider to be a collection of the finest  gardens and nurseries to be found in the English Midlands. Offering a wide  range of garden and landscape styles, modern and historic houses, and  exciting plant collections. Why not make a visit to Lincolnshire’s gardens and nurseries?