• Gainsborough riverside view

    Discover a great quality of life


The Gainsborough area offers a diverse and affordable range of places to live from modern riverside apartments to modern estates and executive housing to village life.

The town intends to grow significantly through investment, restoring the historic fabric of the centre; bringing to life the urban grain of the town. With a high performing Grammar School, easy access to top universities and varying employment opportunities, it is the ideal location to bring up a family.

There are also  wide range of opportunities for people with higher level skills with a wide range of employers available in the area.

Take a look at West Lindsey District Council’s latest publication below:

Even in the town you can enjoy a rural quality of life with the countryside just minutes away. The town’s proximity to nearby towns such as Sheffield and the City of Lincoln provides exciting leisure opportunities not to mention what is available right on your doorstep.

Marshall’s Yard shopping centre offers a great day out; and if golf is your bag, Thonock Park is an exquisite 18-hole golf course perfect for a relaxed evening round. Gainsborough is renowned as one of Europe’s most significant golfing destinations.

There’s also plenty of options if you’d like to keep fit. The West Lindsey Leisure Centre offers state-of-the-art equipment designed to suit all fitness needs. And the town’s picturesque surroundings, including the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers the ideal settling for walking or cycling.

In the near future, a four-screen cinema is also planned for the town centre.

Gainsborough Central Station also offers a regular service from Sheffield stopping at Retford and Worksop 6 days a week. The station is also conveniently located behind Marshall’s Yard, just 10 minutes walk from the town centre.

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For business and investment opportunities visit www.investgainsborough.com.


Surround yourself in history in Gainsborough's meritorious historic environment: From one of the best preserved medieval manor houses in England to the industrial architecture of the historic heart of the town.


Gainsborough is a centre of excellence for golf, hosting both Ping and an exquisite 18-hole golf course, perfect for a relaxed evening round.


Gainsborough has homes to suit all tastes, from opulent luxury to chic market town living. As one of the country's affordable areas for housing, you won't have to break the bank.
Enjoy riverside living thanks to Gainsborough's unique historic configuration; giving residents the ability to opt for high-quality urban living while experiencing the surrounding natural environment.
Want an escape to the country? Gainsborough's countryside has desirable medieval villages, well integrated with this historic market town.

Food & Drink

Fancy a caffeine hit? Gainsborough has both the major coffee chains and small independent café's, all of which offer a range of artisan coffee for your morning hit.
Fresh Lincolnshire produce abounds in Gainsborough and can be purchased at the bi-weekly Gainsborough town centre market or the monthly market at Marshall's Yard.

Green Gainsborough

Enjoy the vast walking and cycling opportunities especially in the Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and along the river, canal and coast.
Gainsborough is only 45 minutes to the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.