Bourne is a small historic market town just ten miles from Spalding, with a truly unique charm and friendliness.
The town is fortunate to be situated in an outstanding location, which is both pretty and idyllic, with an abundance of green open spaces, woodland and water ways.
This makes Bourne a great place to explore on foot or by bike, perfect for those seeking a more active lifestyle, and for those wanting to bring up a family in a clean and safe environment.
The town originated from a Roman road, from which it was built upon, and also from the exceptionally fine-quality water supply derived locally from natural springs.
The name “Bourne“ is a common name for a settlement and derives from the Anglo-Saxon meaning “water” or “stream”.
To this day the ancient waterways and springs are a distinguishing feature of Bourne, and make a pleasant backdrop to the town.
The unique charm and character of the town centre gives some indication of Bourne’s prosperous past, with a diverse range of attractive architecture to be seen.
For nights out, Bourne benefits from a number of pubs and restaurants, which offer a diverse range of cuisines and ales, making way for a vibrant night-life
There are a good variety of pubs in the town that cater for all types of people, from the modern and stylish serving cocktails, to the more traditional venues where you can get a get a good old fashioned pint of beer.