Where to visit in Grantham

The Angel and Royal Hotel on the High Street was originally a court of King John. The George Shopping Centre, a former coaching inn, mentioned in Charles Dickens’  Nicholas Nickleby.

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Plaque at the Kings School attended by Sir Isaac Newton

Guildhall Arts Centre

Tourist Information Centre & Coffee Shop

St. Peter’s Hill Grantham.

Set in the heart of the town, this Victorian building can be identified by its magnificent clock tower, today it is a lively arts centre, with theatre, music and workshops taking place, together with a coffee shop and our tourist information centre. 01476 406158

We have maps of the town and can direct you. Popular, landmarks in the town centre are Sir Issac Newtons statue and the Kings School where he studied and Margaret Thatchers birthplace, listed below are things to do and see in Grantham and the surrounding area.

St. Wulfram's Church, Grantham

St. Wulfram’s has the highest spire of any medieval church in the country, a 14th century crypt and a chained library housed in the priest’s room.

Visitor centre now open in the north porch. 01476 561342 

Belton House

(National Trust)

Located in Belton village, 3 miles north of Grantham. Built for Sir John Brownlow in the 1680s, Belton House has all the design features of a classic English country home. Sitting in formal Italian and Dutch gardens and a historic 1300 acre deer park, Belton is often cited as the perfect example of a country house estate.

The estate also includes a restaurant, café and indoor play area, gift and secondhand bookshop, discovery centre and an award-winning outdoor adventure playground.

The grounds are open all year (except Christmas Day), and the mansion is open Wednesday – Sunday including Bank Holidays, from March to October.

Tel: 01476 566116

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Nr Grantham 7 miles east of Grantham off the A607 A romantic 19th century turreted castle set high on a hill, home to the Duke of Rutland. State rooms, art treasures, formal gardens, Royal Lancers Museum, jousting, re-enactments and family events held regularly  01476 870262 

Harlaxton Manor

Harlaxton, Nr Grantham

An imposing architectural masterpiece built in the 1830s, now a private residential college. Guided house tours for groups by appointment. For house and grounds open days call 01476 403000 

Easton Walled Gardens

Easton, Nr Grantham; South of Grantham, just off the A1 on the B6403 Lincolnshire Visitor Attraction of the year.

Set in a delightful 12 acre valley, this 400-year-old garden has walks, drifts of bulbs, sweet peas, roses, meadow and cottage gardens and a stone bridge crossing the River Witham Light lunches and teas served over looking the gardens.  A shop that stocks seasonal  gardening gifts.  01476 530063

Grantham Canal

A Romantic Canal - A quintessentially rural canal, running for 33 miles from Nottingham to Grantham via the Vale of Belvoir .

Ellys Manor House

Great Ponton, Lincs

A unique and magical Tudor wool merchant's house, bulit in the Flemish style, Ellys Manor House is an architectural gem. The main feature of the house is a fabulous scheme of early 16th century wall paintings in the upper rooms.

For details about opening times please telephone : 01476 530023

Woolsthorpe Manor

Near Grantham (National Trust);

7 miles south of Grantham The 17th century birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton who formulated some of his major works here. The interactive science discovery centre in the grounds explains his life and theories. 01476 860338.

Manor Stables

Craft Centre Fulbeck

A unique centre for traditional and contemporary arts and crafts, gifts shops and tea rooms. (Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays) 01400 272779.

Grantham House

Castlegate, Grantham Handsome town house dates from 1380, with architectural features from various eras and walled riverside garden.

Grantham Museum, St. Peter’s Hill, Grantham

The Grantham Museum was founded by a local dignitary Henry Preston in the early twentieth century. In the past the Museum housed both a collection of artefacts and a public library. The Museum is now being operated by the Grantham Community Heritage Association. 10am-4pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free Admission

Downtown Superstore

Huge department store, clothing furniture, electrical and more! Superstore and Garden Centre


National Centre for Craft & Design

National Centre for Craft & Design, based in a remodelled seed warehouse in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, is a rich resource, serving a large community of people interested in the arts, craft and design


Twin Lakes Theme Park - Melton Mowbray

A fantastic day out for all the family.