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Grantham House Removals
Grantham is an ancient market town in Lincolnshire believed to have originated in the 6th century as a Saxon settlement. The town is known as the birthplace of Lady Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first ever woman Prime Minister. Grantham grew considerably when the railway arrived in 1850 and today, it is a popular place to live and visit.
Just a 35-minute drive from Grantham is the Britannia Smeeton Panton office, located in Heckington. The friendly team at Britannia Smeeton Panton are ready and waiting to help with moves throughout Lincolnshire and also offer a variety of storage options to their customers.
Shopping and Entertainment in Grantham
Whether you are seeking big brand names or independent boutiques, Grantham is a great place to shop. The two shopping centres and warrens of high streets are home to the likes of Laura Ashley, Next, and TK Maxx. Many enjoy shopping in Grantham as they get the names they desire, without the hustle and bustles of city centre shopping. Grantham also hosts a large Saturday street market and it is home to one of the East Midlands largest department stores; Downtown Superstore and Garden centre.
Grantham’s Paragon cinema only has two screens but it shows all the latest Hollywood blockbusters. The arts centre also has a plethora of different events and acts on. If you fancy a bite after your day or evening in Grantham, there are a number of cafes, bistros, and restaurants to choose from.
Days Out In Grantham
Most of the most popular day’s out in and around Grantham are linked to its history. Just a stone’s throw away from Grantham is Belvoir Castle. The Grade I listed stately home is an incredible property for visitors to explore, as are the impressive grounds. The estate is open to those who also wish to shoot, fish, or ride horses. Another Grade I listed building is Boothby Pagnell Manor. It is one of a few surviving medieval Norman houses and dates back to 1200 AD.
Easton Walled Gardens have been around for 450 years and the impressive expanse of 12 manicured acres is a fantastic day out for all the family. The gardens are split up into sections and visitors can meander from the meadows to the woodland and further on to the orchards and rows of immaculate roses.
Transport Links Grantham
Sitting on the A52, Grantham has great access to the A1 which leads to Doncaster in the North and Peterborough in the south. Both Nottingham and Lincoln are just 45 minutes’ drive away.
Grantham train station is serviced by Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, and Hull Trains. There are direct services to London Kings Cross (1 hour 17 mins), Leeds (1 hour 8 mins), Hull (1 hour 27 minutes), Doncaster (32 mins), Skegness (1 hour 29 mins), and Norwich (2 hours 2 minutes).