Park GatePark Gate


This striking listed cottage on the edge of Burghley Park exudes the charm of its period. Its beautiful furnishings resonate superbly with the nearby parkland.

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Many visitors to the historic town of Stamford will have walked out of Burghley Park through the ancient oak gate onto Burghley Lane. Park Gate stands immediately on the right at the end of a striking terrace of Grade II Listed cottages.

The property is well situated within easy walking distance of Stamford’s wonderfully preserved town centre. Very well served by restaurants, cafes, independent shops and welcoming pubs it is not surprising that it was voted by The Sunday Times “The Sunday Times – Stamford, Best place to live in Britain” in 2014. With its many historical buildings, Stamford is widely acknowledged to provide one of the most authentic Georgian townscapes in the UK. It’s a great town in which to stay and of course not forgetting a visit to Burghley House and the Burghley Horse Trials.

Fully modernised to make the best of its period features, Park Gate has been furnished to a high standard with beautiful fabrics and accessories. It really is a warm and comfortable property and one to which you will want to return again. It provides accommodation over four floors.

Sleeping up to 4(5) persons it comprises:

Entrance hall with coat hooks and worn stone steps leading down to a study, cloakroom and sitting room all with underfloor heating.

Sitting Room and Study – The cosy sitting room has 32″ Smart TV and period fireplace, sofa and easy chairs in which to relax.

Study with WiFi – A desk and chair is found in the study for those of you who need to keep in touch with your office.

Kitchen and dining area are situated on the ground floor and accessed off the entrance hall. The kitchen is fully fitted with Corian worktops, electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and a Krushr recycling compactor. A cold filtered water and hot steaming tap ensures you can make that quick “cuppa” without waiting for the kettle to boil. The kitchen is well equipped with white fine china and cooking utensils. Ironing board and iron available for use. The dining area has table and chairs to seat 4 although two additional chairs in the hall could easily be used to accommodate dining seating for up to 6.

From the corner of the dining area a door leads outside to a small walled patio area with table and chairs to enjoy the warmth of long summer evenings.

Double bedroom, dressing room and bathroom – The first floor accommodation comprises bathroom with large walk in shower. Towels are provided. The double bedroom has a French antique-style double bed adorned with fine quality luxury linens, duck-down duvet and pillows which all ensure a blissful night’s sleep. Also on the first floor is a dressing room which serves the main bedroom. This dressing room also has a single bed with beautiful linen should you wish to accommodate a further person.

Twin bedded room – Accessed off the first floor landing is a narrow attic staircase leading up to the second floor twin bedded room. A very warm and comfortable room at the top of the house with views over Burghley Park. Luxury linen is provided.

A small outbuilding to the rear of the property can accommodate your bicycles.

One large dog or two small dogs are welcome. Please note however that dogs are only allowed downstairs and not in the bedrooms, sitting room or on sofas/chairs.

Access Statement
Read the access statement for Park Gate here.


We provide various items free of charge to help you settle in and enhance your stay with us:

  • Tea and Ground Coffee
  • Milk and sugar
  • Biscuits
  • Washing up liquid
  • Washing powder
  • Dishwasher tablets
  • Soap
  • Toilet rolls
  • Dishcloths/Tea towels
  • Bin Liners
  • Kitchen Roll
  • Towels
  • Bedding

An information folder contains instructions on how to use all appliances plus tourist information guides and local maps available for your use. The owners and emergency phone numbers are included should any problems arise during your stay.

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We want to make your arrival as carefree and easy as possible. If you are celebrating an event and wish to order champagne and flowers for your arrival, or you want to avoid having to do that dreaded supermarket shop and would like a food order delivered on the morning of your arrival, then please let us know. Simply email us with your requirements and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


13 Burghley Lane,

Stamford is situated just off the A1 20 minutes north of Peterborough.

Heading from the south, turn off the A1 onto the B1081 signed for Stamford. As soon as you come into the town turn right after The William Cecil pub. You will find Park Gate at 13 Burghley Lane on the corner on the left.

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