Top 5 Things You Should Know About Moving to Spalding
Spalding is a market town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire. Often referred to as the heart of the Fens, Spalding is famous for its historic links with the Netherlands.
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Situated between Peterborough and Lincoln, Spalding lies in the rural county of Lincolnshire. The town is not far from The Wash which is the biggest bay in England with a beautiful landscape of saltmarsh, mudflats and open water. With the Lincolnshire Fens also in the vicinity, Spalding is a great place for people who like quiet walks in nature.
There are some convenient transport links, including a train station in Spalding on the Peterborough-Lincoln line, as well as a few buses which connect the local villages and towns.
If you’re thinking of moving to the area a key consideration may be the Spalding housing market. House prices have remained fairly consistent over the past few years, with the average house on the market for £191,538 (HM Land Registry November 2020).
Spalding offers a range of convenient amenities right in the heart of the town, including schools, supermarkets, a medical centre, a football club, gym, local swimming pool, and more.
5. Things To Do
A family home built in the 1450s, Ayscoughfee Hall stands in five acres of garden and is a great place to learn about the local history.
Baytree Owl and Wildlife Centre
Perfect for families, the Baytree Owl and Wildlife Centre features a collection of over 100 birds, including owls and birds of prey.
Standing at 100ft, Moulton Windmill is the tallest tower mill in the country. Situated in Spalding’s neighbouring village of Moulton, this attraction is a great place to spend the day, with a tea room and shop also open to the public.
Springfields Outlet Shopping offers a number of designer stores, perfect for a bit of retail therapy.
Spalding has a range of restaurants, pubs, cafes and takeaways to enjoy, including a number of eateries along the picturesque River Welland.