The famous act of holding back the tide by King Canute took place on the River Trent in Gainsborough
Famous painter Karl Wood taught art at the Gainsborough Grammar School in the early 1900s
For 5 weeks in 1013 Gainsborough was the capital of both England and Denmark
Discover a wealth of heritage and things to do. Both Gainsborough and its surrounding area offers a great range of days out for all ages.
Discover a wonderful shopping experience with an abundance of shops; from independent retailers in the historic centre to the award-winning Marshall’s Yard.
Discover a wide selection of places to eat. From restaurants to coffee bars; there’s something to suit all tastes.
Discover easy access to major transport routes including the East Coast Mainline, A1/M1 and Doncaster Robin Hood Airport.