George Eliot's (Mary Ann Evans') setting for 'The Mill on the Floss' is Gainsborough and the River Trent
The Mayflower Pilgrims may well have worshipped in secret at the Gainsborough Old Hall
British television producer Edgar William 'Bill' Podmore, best known for his 12-year association with 'Coronation Street' was born in Gainsborough
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.