Famous painter Karl Wood taught art at the Gainsborough Grammar School in the early 1900s
John Alderton, an English actor best known for his roles in 'Upstairs, Downstairs, 'Thomas & Sarah and 'Please Sir', was born in Gainsborough
The famous act of holding back the tide by King Canute took place on the River Trent 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.