New Homes in Grantham
Known as the Gateway to Lincolnshire, Grantham is a popular commuter base, just 23 miles outside of Lincoln and with direct train services to London. It also boasts a rich history. Whether you’re visiting one of the many National Trust properties in the area, learning about the town’s history in one of several museums or exploring the surrounding countryside, they’ll be something for everyone in the family to enjoy close to your new home in Grantham.
Things to see and do
Sir Isaac Newton was born in Grantham, meaning there’s plenty of opportunities to learn about his life. If you head south, you will find his former home just outside of the town, with Woolsthorpe Manor and the onsite Discovery Centre detailing his work. He’s also commemorated in Grantham Museum.
As the Gateway to the county, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to enjoy some family time outdoors close to your new home in Grantham. There’s Wyndham Park and Belton Park (home to Belton House) as well as several historic and grand buildings in the vicinity of the town, including Harlaxton Manor, Ellys Manor, Belvoir Castle and Easton Walled Gardens.
For a bit of fun with the family and a day out to remember head to Twin Lakes Theme Park in nearby Melton Mowbray or the National Centre for Craft & Design.
If you’re looking to move to the area with school age children, it’s good to know there are a number of outstanding schools in and around the town for both primary and secondary education. The list includes The Grantham Sandon School, Ambergate Sports College, Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School, and Barrowby Church of England Primary School.
If you or your older children want to study for a degree, the town is home to Grantham University as well as being commuting distance to the University of Nottingham and the University of Lincoln.
Getting to Grantham
Grantham is well connected by road and rail making it a great choice for commuters. Frequent direct services from Grantham railway station will have you in Nottingham in under 40 minutes and Peterborough in just over 20 minutes. Due to its location on the London to Edinburgh line, residents of Grantham can be in the capital in just over an hour via London Kings Cross.
If you’re visiting family or friends or commuting by road, you’ll be in Nottingham in an hour and Peterborough in around 45 minutes.
When the time comes to jet off on holiday for a well-deserved break it’s great to know that East Midlands Airport is just over an hour’s drive away.