Welcome to Long Sutton
Long Sutton is an attractive market town with an illustrious history. Its prosperity dates back to the early 13th century, when it was known to be a busy trading centre. By the mid 14th century Long Sutton was considered to be one of the richest communities in Lincolnshire.
The quality of life continues into the present day, with a thriving Friday market and produce auction ‘on the stones.’ Long Sutton is now perhaps better known for its prize-winning floral displays that decorate the town and buildings during the Spring and Summer. Over the past few years it has enjoyed repeated successes in the ‘Britain in Bloom’ competition. The town is also blessed with extensive public parks within the central area, making it ideal for children and dog walkers etc.
You may have heard of St Mary’s Church and its reputation for having the tallest lead-covered timber spire in England. This is just one of Long Sutton’s architectural landmarks, which include several fine Georgian Houses within the central area, a living memorial to its past agricultural successes.
With its unique fenland landscape and panoramic skylines, South Lincolnshire is not without its natural beauty. If, however, you want to explore further afield, the unspoilt North Norfolk coast is less than an hour’s drive away.
The bustling city of Peterborough is within a 40 minute car journey from long Sutton. Peterborough’s large railway station with lines to London and Cambridge etc. make Long Sutton the ideal location for the commuting professional.
Long Sutton has a range of shops and services to include a Health Centre, Post Office, Banks, Pharmacy, Bakery, Professional Offices, Optician, Library, Clubs and Associations. Leisure facilities include Indoor and Outdoor Bowling, and successful Football, Hockey and Cricket Clubs. Further shopping and leisure facilities can be found in the nearby larger towns of Kings Lynn and Spalding, both accessible via the 505 bus service that runs half-hourly through the town. Slightly further afield, the city of Peterborough and Boston town have cinema and bowling facilities plus a wider range of leisure and shopping activities.