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.
The Parish Church of St Wulfram The parish church with 'the finest steeple in England'.
Easton Walled Gardens A re-discovered and restored garden.
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.
Towns Near Grantham To Visit - straight line distance:Newark (13.17 miles) Bingham (13.47 miles) Melton Mowbray (14.27 miles) Bourne (14.94 miles)