Living In Grantham

Grantham has had a long and rich history. Famous former residents include renowned physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton, and the UK’s first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. 

Grantham College & University Centre is based in central Grantham. Grantham town centre is vibrant and thriving, it plays host to a range of quaint independent boutiques as well as popular high street shops. The town centre also has a brilliant range of cafes, pubs, and restaurants providing plenty of options when it comes to dining out. 

The town is home to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities including gyms, Grantham Town football club, swimming pools and bowling alleys, museums & historical buildings, alongside a number of parks and open spaces.

Grantham also has its own train station, which is great for commuting to Nottingham, and you can be there in 30 minutes. You’ll also be able to reach Lincoln in around an hour and Leicester in an hour and a half. You can also reach London Kings Cross station from Grantham in just over an hour, making it a highly commutable destination. 

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