Grantham

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Grantham is a lovely market town in the county of Lincolnshire, in England, it is the birthplace of the British politician and former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

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Grantham is on the main north-south line between London and Edinburgh. Various companies operate services. From London King's Cross, Hull Trains are both the cheapest and fastest at the moment with a 1 hour non-stop train for GBP25 one way.

A second line also runs east-west and connects Grantham to Nottingham.

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  • St Wulfram's Church has an imposing spire, the second highest in England, and dominates the centre of town.
  • Belvoir Castle. 8 miles west of Grantham, just over the border in Leicestershire. Tel:+44 1476 871-000. E-mail: info@belvoircastle.com [1]
  • The King's School is the school that Isaac Newton attended. The part he was taught in is now the library, and while it is not open to the public it can be seen from the St Wulfram's side of the school site.

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  • KGGS (kesteven grantham girls school). Grammar school where Margaret Thatcher (former prime minister) attended  edit


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Piccola Venezia is a small Italian restaurant in Wharf Road serving excellent food.

  • Pizza Express, The George Centre, High street, Grantham, 01476 562900. 11:30am to 11:00pm all days except Sundays which are 11:30am to 10:00pm. A lovely Pizza restaurant with excellent service and tantalisingly tasty food  edit


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  • Woolsthorpe Manor: This is the birthplace and family resident of Sir Isaac Newton. The famous apple tree which inspired him to formulate the law of gravitation is still available for visiting today. The distance between Woolsthorpe Manor and central Grantham is approximately eight miles. A bus, which passes the Grantham railway station runs eight time per day to Woolsthorpe.
  • Stamford: It is the finest stone town in England.