General Information

Grantham (pronounced /ˈɡrænθəm/) is a market town within the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

Grantham is approx. 26 miles south of Lincoln, and about 24 miles east of Nottingham. There are approximately 35,000 people living in and around Grantham and there are a lot of surrounding villages including: Allington, Ancaster, Barrowby, Folkingham, Great Gonerby and Rauceby as well as some small hamlets too.

Margaret Thatcher was born in Grantham and Isaac Newton went to school there. The town is also known for Gingerbread biscuits which were first made in 1740 by William Eggleston.

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