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.
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 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
Grantham (National Trust); 3 miles north of Grantham. A Restoration country house with 25 rooms open to the public. 1300 acre landscaped park, formal gardens, woodland adventure playground, wildlife discovery centre and much more.
Open early March to October including Bank Holidays, House closed Monday & Tuesday.
Tel: 01476 566116
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, 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, 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
A Romantic Canal - A quintessentially rural canal, running for 33 miles from Nottingham to Grantham via the Vale of Belvoir .
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
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.
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.
Castlegate, Grantham Handsome town house dates from 1380, with architectural features from various eras and walled riverside garden.
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
Huge department store, clothing furniture, electrical and more! Superstore and Garden Centre
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