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Grantham tourist information

Grantham, on the border with Leicestershire, a town with its roots in the old stagecoach route from London. Once a major railway junction.

There are still several coaching inns, including the famous Beehive Inn at Castlegate, it has a real beehive as its sign, and the Angel Inn, where King Richard III signed the death warrant of the Duke of Buckingham in 1483.

Famous as Isaac Newton went to school here, as did Lady Margaret Thatcher, probably the most famous of recent English Prime Ministers.

Tourist Attractions in and near Grantham to Visit



The Parish Church of St Wulfram The parish church with 'the finest steeple in England'.



Easton Walled Gardens A re-discovered and restored garden.

Historic Houses

Historic Houses

Grantham House A 16th-18th century town house.

Belton House A great Restoration mansion to explore.

Belvoir Castle 5.8 miles A large castle with good gardens.

Woolsthorpe Manor 7.2 miles Visit Issac Newton's birthplace.

Fulbeck Hall This house is mainly 18th century with a Tudor wing.



Grantham Museum The local history museum.

Days Out around Grantham.

West to Leicestershire to visit Melton Mowbray or Rutland Water and Oakham, east to the Wash at Boston.

Towns Near Grantham To Visit - straight line distance:

Newark-on-Trent (13.17 miles) Bingham (13.47 miles) Melton Mowbray (14.27 miles) Bourne (14.94 miles)
How to get to Grantham
Grantham, off the A1 from Newark, the A607 from Melton Mowbray, or the A52 from Boston

Grantham Tourist Information Centre

  • The Guildhall Centre
    St Peter's Hill
    NG31 6PZ
    Tel: 01476 406166
Allington Manor
Bottestford Road Grantham NG32 2DH

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De Vere Hotel Belton Woods
Nr Grantham, Belton Grantham NG32 2LN

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Ramada Grantham Hotel
Swingbridge Road Grantham NG31 7XT

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
Holiday Cottages
The Studio
Harrowby near Grantham NG31 9ET
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Grantham Weather
Sunday 20th April
Day :Light rain shower15°C Light rain shower
Night :Light rain shower8°C Light rain shower
Monday 21st April
Day :Sunny skies19°C Sunny skies
Night :Cloudy skies7°C Cloudy skies
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