Tallington is both a village and parish 90 miles north of London and it lies between Stamford and Market Deeping on the A16 trunk road, only 3.5 miles southwest of Market Deeping. The parish is bounded on the west side by Uffington parish and on the east by West Deeping parish. Northamptonshire lies to the south, across the River Welland.
The village sits on the north bank of the River Welling. If you are planning a visit:
- Tallington has an Old Glory Steam Festival each May, featuring a number of old traction steam engines in working condition. The main event is a Steam Tractor Pull! The event was cancelled in 2001 due to the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease.
- Tallington also has a dry ski slope to keep the skiing enthusiast in shape.
- Tallington is on the A16 between Stamford and Market Deeping.
- Check out local bus service from Stamford at the Carlberry Bus Service site for schedules and routes.
- Tallington Railway Station closed for passenger service in 1959 however the goods yard is still in use for freight.
- The Tallington Lakes in the noirth of the parish are popular with tourists.
- Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Tallington which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Tallington has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF093081 (Lat/Lon: 52.659778, -0.385895), Tallington which are provided by: