The A1 main trunk road from London to Edinburgh passes close to Grantham and Stamford. From the M1, leave at junction 25 and take the A52 from Derby to Grantham, or leave at junction 21 and take the A46/607 from Leicester to Stamford.
Grantham is just 1 hour 10 mins direct from London Kings Cross, and 35 minutes direct from Nottingham. There is a connecting train from Peterborough or Leicester to Stamford.
The sea ports of Hull and Harwich on the eastern coastline all link up to the road and rail networks leading directly to Lincolnshire.
Nottingham East Midlands Airport is only 35 miles from Grantham. Birmingham, Stansted and Luton international airports are within two hours travel.
Stamford offers a warm welcome to visiting coach parties. Free parking is available at the town’s bus station on St Peter’s Hill (PE9 2PE). If this site is full drivers should use the Empingham Road site (PE9 2SX).
See South Kesteven District Council’s list of Car Parks in our towns.
Download and/or print out our Visit Stamford Mini Guide