This village and parish overlooks the Vale of Belvoir to the west in Nottinghamshire. The town of Grantham is 8 miles down the A1 trunk road to the southeast and Newark-on-Trent is only 6 miles away in the other direction. The parish of West Allington lies to the southeast and Foston and Westborough to the east. The parish covers just over 4,400 acres. Bennington Grange, about two miles south of the village, was established as a separate civil parish under Queen Victoria.
The village lies on the old road between Grantham and Newark-on-Trent. The River Witham flows northward along the east side of the village and forms one border of the parish. It is here that the River Witham comes within three miles of the River Devon, a tributary of the River Trent, before changing its mind and heading north toward Lincoln. If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the A1 trunk road between Grantham and Newark-on-Trent.
- Fishing is popular due to the wealth of local rivers.
- Hiking and rambling is also available.
- Stop at The Reindeer on Main road for a little refreshment, telephone: 01400 281382.
- Visit our touring page for more sources.
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