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St Wulframs Church, Grantham

 

 


Local Places to Visit

If you’d like to venture in and around Grantham we have found the following websites to be the most informative. If you chance upon other useful websites for people new to the area, please email us at enquiries@angelandroyal.co.uk thank you!

Welcome to Grantham - Discover facts about this fascinating historic market town.

Grantham Attractions- Grantham and the surrounding area offers something for everyone. From the centre of the town and within walking distance of the hotel to National Trust properties and beautiful gardens further affield.

All of these houses and castles are located in one of the most beautiful areas of England and are all in driving distance of the Beautiful & historic Angel & Royal hotel.

Belton House

One of the finest restoration houses in the country, set in acres of parkland. Brilliant adventure playground for the kids.

Belvoir Castle

Home of the Duke & Duchess Rutland, and is set over breathtaking views of the Vale of Belvoir.

Burghley House

The largest & grandest house of the first Elizabethan Age.

Grimsthorpe Castle

Home of the Willoughby de Eresby family. Great for groups to visit and spend the day.

Harlaxton Manor

A breathtaking piece of architecture in fantasy Elizabethan Gothic style, used as a film location for "The Haunting" in 1999.

Rockingham Castle

Built by William the Conqueror and has been home to the Watson family for the last 450 years. Now used for open air theatre events and falconry displays.

Rutland Water

One of the largest man-made reservoirs in Europe, you can cycle or walk around the entire reservoir or take part in a variety opf water sports.

Cycle hire at Rutland water

Our Top Tips

To Shop:

Boundary Mills Store at Downtown
Local store for everything including designer label clothes. Also right next door in Downtown garden centre.

George Shopping Centre
Only 2 minutes away, has great brand shops

Lincoln Waterside Shopping Centre
A day out to our local City, enjoy a walk along the quayside.

Nottingham Broardmarsh and Victoria Shopping Centres
An enjoyable day out for shopping.


To Visit :

Belvoir Castle Near Grantham
Enjoy stunning views of the Vale of Belvoir castle, gardens and medieval jousting

Lincoln Cathedral
One of the largest gothic buildings in Europe

Belton House - National Trust
17th Century house with magnificent interiors, beautiful gardens children’s activities

Burley House near Stamford
Established 1587, the largest and grandest house of Elizabethan age, complete with fine art

St Wulframs Church Grantham
Completed in 1360, noted to be one of the tallest spires in the country of gothic design. Just round the corner from the hotel.

Grantham Guildhall and Museum
Grantham’s theatre and museum, with interesting history of Isaac Newton, The Dambusters and Margaret Thatcher. Just a few minutes walk away.

Millgate Museum at Newark
Newark Millgate Museum is housed in a former oil seed mill built in 1870 in a picturesque setting on the banks of the River Trent. The museum opened in 1976.


To have fun:

Newark Air Museum
Old world war 2 airfield, aviation artefacts, with 30 aero engines on display

Grimsthorpe Castle at Bourne
Adventure playground and gardens and castle with 800 years of architecture

White Post Farm near Newark
A great day out with the Children, open every day of the year, get up close to the animals

Twin Lakes Theme Park
A great day out for the kids, with rides, a farm and falconry.

Grantham Bowl
Enjoy a game of Ten Pin Bowling

Paintball or Go-Karting at Ancaster
Take a few friends and enjoy some team games

Twycross zoo
Why not enjoy a day with the animals

 


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